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Giles, Herbert Allen 1845-1935

Overview
Works: 412 works in 1,898 publications in 5 languages and 15,122 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Dictionaries  Literature  Poetry  Fiction  Biography  Biography‡vDictionaries  Encyclopedias  Musical settings 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Lyricist, Author of introduction, Composer, Compiler, Adapter, Other
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Most widely held works by Herbert Allen Giles
A glossary of reference on subjects connected with the Far East by Herbert Allen Giles( )

52 editions published between 1878 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text is designed as a key to an understanding of the terms and terminology employed in Anglo-Chinese society at the turn of the 20th century. It features subjects as diverse as the origin of words, practices such as footbinding, consideration of the thoughts of Confucius, and many other items of interest and information
A history of Chinese literature by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

104 editions published between 1901 and 2014 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gems of Chinese literature by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

110 editions published between 1884 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange stories from a Chinese studio by Songling Pu( Book )

110 editions published between 1880 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long considered a masterpiece of the eerie and fantastic, Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio is a collection of supernatural tales compiled by Songling Pu in the eighteenth century. Full of stories of ghosts, magic, vampirism and other things bizarre and fantastic, this classic of Chinese literature--and of supernatural tales in general--has been revised and updated, and includes pinyin for the first time. Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio is for anyone who loves hair-raising stories best read with the lights turned low on a dark and stormy night
Religions of ancient China by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

52 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the ancient pantheon of gods whose edicts could only be divined using oracle bones to the later, more organized systems of Taoism and Confucianism, the history of China is deeply intertwined with its religious development. Students of ancient religion will appreciate the detailed overview of the subject offered in Herbert A. Giles' Religions of Ancient China
A Chinese biographical dictionary = Gu jin xing shi zu pu by Herbert A Giles( Book )

96 editions published between 1893 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chinese-English dictionary by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

101 editions published between 1892 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles( )

43 editions published between 1902 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbert Giles was one of the most prominent Sinologists of the late 19th century and early 20th century and China and the Chinese was in its era one of the best-selling and most authoritative books on the topic. Originally published in 1902, Giles' commentary on all thing Chinese, based on six lectures delivered at Columbia University in New York, still has a remarkable value for anyone trying to figure out the conundrum that is China. With a new foreword by long-time Chinese resident and observer, Graham Earnshaw
The civilization of China by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

54 editions published between 1911 and 2018 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reprint of the 1921 classic is a rough outline of Chinese civilization from the earliest times down to the rapid and startling transition of the 1910s
History of Chinese literature. With a supplement on the modern period by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

8 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuang tzŭ, Taoist philosopher and Chinese mystic by Zhuang Zi( Book )

32 editions published between 1926 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China and the Manchus by Herbert A Giles( Book )

33 editions published between 1912 and 2017 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic text republished as an e-book
The travels of Fa-hsien (399-414 A.D.) : or Record of the Buddhistic kingdoms by Faxian( Book )

48 editions published between 1923 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confucianism and its rivals; lectures delivered in the University Hall of Dr. Williams's Library, London, October-December, 1914 by Herbert A Giles( Book )

22 editions published between 1915 and 1965 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the history of Chinese pictorial art by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

37 editions published between 1905 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great religions of the world by HERBERT ALLEN GILES( Book )

16 editions published between 1901 and 2013 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic China, and other sketches by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

17 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origin of the Chinese people by John Ross( Book )

5 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Chinese literature by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

8 editions published between 1901 and 2008 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese sketches by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

22 editions published between 1876 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These literary sketches are an attempt by the author to show that "the Chinese are a hardworking, sober, and happy people, occupying an intermediate place between the wealth and culture, the vice and misery of the West."
 
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Strange stories from a Chinese studio
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Strange stories from a Chinese studioReligions of ancient ChinaChina and the ChineseThe civilization of ChinaChina and the ManchusGreat religions of the worldHistoric China, and other sketches
Alternative Names
Allen Giles, Herbert 1845-1935

Gilen, Herbert Allen 1845-1935

Gilen, Herbert Allen Professor, Sinologe 1845-1935

Giles, H.A.

Giles, H. A. 1845-1935

Giles, H. A. 1845-1935 (Herbert Allen)

Giles, H. A. (Herbert Allen)

Giles, H. A. (Herbert Allen), 1845-1935

Giles, H. A. Professor, Sinologe 1845-1935

Giles, Herbert A.

Giles, Herbert A. 1845-1935

Giles, Herbert A. Professor, Sinologe 1845-1935

Giles, Herbert Allen

Giles, Herbert Allen 1845-1935

Herbert Alen Džajls

Herbert Giles britischer Sinologe

Herbert Giles Briton a sinologo ken diplomata

Herbert Giles Brits sinoloog (1845-1935)

Herbert Giles brytyjski sinolog

Herbert Giles orientalista inglese

Herbert Giles sinologue et diplomate britannique

Herbertus Allen Giles

Zhailisi Professor, Sinologe 1845-1935

Джайлз, Герберт

Джайльс Г.А.

Херберт Ален Џајлс

ジャイルズ

ジャイルズ Professor, Sinologe 1845-1935

ハーバート・ジャイルズ

翟, 理斯

翟理斯 Professor, Sinologe 1845-1935

翟理斯 英國漢學家和外交官

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