Chinese Sketches

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Herbert Allen Giles

Narrated By: MaryAnnS

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2017

Duration: 4 hours 57 minutes

Summary:

Herbert Giles was in the diplomatic service in China from 1867 to 1893. His frank observations on Chinese culture and people form the basis of these short essays, published in 1876. On his retirement, he returned to England and served as the Chair of Chinese at Cambridge for 35 years.

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