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Ancient China Simplified by E. H. C. Parker

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English


  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • China,
  • Asia - China

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8470060M
ISBN 101419106805
ISBN 109781419106804

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Ancient China Simplified is too complex for most modern readers. The ancient spelling of names of places makes it difficult to follow locations. The book is also very poorly written. If it were heavily edited and location names updated it could be a very interesting and helpful book for someone seriously desiring to learn about by: 2. Ancient China is a great book talking about the life in China before the Christ. China was a big and united country before the European civilization (Roman, Greece) started growing. The country was ruled by the most powerful family at the time, which they called a dynasty.3/5. This electronic book of Ancient China Simplified by Edward Harper Parker, M.A., (Manc.), Professor of Chinese at the Victoria University of Manchester, London is public domain. Hypertext conversion by Philipp Lenssen. At Amazon: The Cambridge Illustrated History of China Last updated on November Complete book. China Simplified books make Chinese language, history, business & culture super-accessible in entertaining and time friendly formats. Free chapter download.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Parker, Edward Harper, Ancient China simplified. London, Chapman & Hall,   Ancient China Simplified. By. Edward Harper Parker. 4 (1 Review) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt.4/5(1). ANCIENT CHINA SIMPLIFIED [Illustration: Tripod of the Chou dynasty, date B.C. In A.D. it was placed by the owner for safety in a temple on Silver Island (near Chinkiang), where it may be seen now. Taken (by kind permission of the author) from Dr. S. W. Bushell's "Chinese Art," vol. i. p. ] ANCIENT CHINA SIMPLIFIED. Free download of Ancient China Simplified by Edward Harper Parker. Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Read, write reviews and more.

The Book of Documents (Shūjīng, earlier Shu-king) or Classic of History, also known as the Shangshu ("Esteemed Documents"), is one of the Five Classics of ancient Chinese is a collection of rhetorical prose attributed to figures of ancient China, and served as the foundation of Chinese political philosophy for over 2, years.. The Book of Documents was the subject of one of Author: Various; compilation traditionally attributed to . China, entails on the people so much misery and suffering. Confucius was, in short, in a way, a Chinese Pius X. declaiming against Modernism. Confucius' only certain original work was the "Springs and Autumns," which is practically a continuation (with the necessary introductory years) of the ancient Book edited or, as some think, composed by him. It is with this object before me that I have ventured to call my humble work “Ancient China Simplified,” and I can only express a hope that it will really be found intelligible. EDWARD HARPER PARKER. 18, GAMBIER TERRACE, LIVERPOOL, AIDS TO MEMORY. ‎There is much repetition in the book, the same facts being presented, for instance, under the heads of Army, Religion, Confucius, and Marriages. This is intentional, and the object is to keep in the mind impressions which in a strange, ancient, and obscure subject are apt to disappear after perusal.