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Chinese empire, illustrated

being a series of views from original sketches, displaying the scenery, architecture, social habits, &c., of that ancient and exclusive nation

by Thomas Allom

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Published by London Printing and Publishing in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China -- Description and travel,
  • China -- Social life and customs,
  • China -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas Allom ; with historical and descriptive letterpress, byG.N. Wright.
    ContributionsWright, G. N. 1790?-1877.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS709 A45, DS709 A45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 7. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23286297M
    LC Control Number43047605

    The Chinese Empire, Illustrated: Being a Series of Views From Original Sketches, Displaying the Scenery, Architecture, Social Habits, &c., of That Ancient and Exclusive Nation Volume v.2 Div.6 by Thomas Allom, G N. ? Wright and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Chinese | Title: The Chinese: a general description of the Empire of China and its inhabitants Illustrated with her: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom.

      Among Chinese materials, which make up the largest non-English language collection at Cotsen, are more than heavily illustrated story books. The Chinese term for such books, particularly those with images on nearly every page, is lian huan hua (LHH, 连环画), literarily meaning “linked pictures.” LHH books were not born as children. As a result, the Western world, and even the Chinese people themselves, suddenly viewed the Chinese Empire, under the Qing Dynasty, as much weaker than had previously been thought. The first of Allom's illustrations were published the following year, in

    The earliest known written records of the history of China date from as early as BC, from the Shang dynasty (c. – BC), during the king Wu Ding's reign, who was mentioned as the twenty-first Shang king by the same. Ancient historical texts such as the Book of Documents (early chapters, 11th century BC), the Records of the Grand Historian (c. BC) and the Bamboo Annals ( BC. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. The Chinese empire, illustrated: being a series of views from original sketches, displaying the scenery, architecture, social habits, &c., of that ancient and exclusive nation in SearchWorks catalog.


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