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2007.066.303 Book An account of a Chinese classic devoted to agriculture, written by Jia Sixue (Chia Ssu-haueh) sometime between 533 and 544. The original Chinese text is presented, with English translation and extensive explanatory notes. A Preliminary Survey of the Book Ch'i Min Yao Shu, An Agricultural Encyclopedia of the 6th century. Shih, Sheng-han 1962 Science Press
2007.066.304 Book Book III. Intermediate-level textbook containing reading selections from plays, short stories, diaries, speeches, essays and travelogues, with English/chinese vocabulary. Read Chinese Wang, Fang-yu 1961 Yale University Press
2007.066.305 Book Researches on the languages spoken by the pre-Chinese races of China proper previously to the Chinese occupation. This is a 1970 Taiwanese reprint of the 1887 original. The Languages of China Before the Chinese de Lacouperie, Terrien 1970 Ch'eng-wen Publishing Co.
2007.066.306 Book An account of the history, structure, and activities of the Family Planning Association of Hong Kong, 1950 to 1975. Text in English, summaries in Chinese. Silver Jubilee 1950-1975 Family Planning Association of Hong Kong nd
2007.066.307 Book Translations of six Yuan dynasty (1271 - 1368) plays: The Orphan of Chao; The Soul of Ch'ien-nu Leaves her Body; The Injustice Done to Tou Ngo; Chang Boils the Sea; Autumn in Han Palace; and A Strategem of Interlocking Rings. Six Yuan Plays Liu, Jung-en 1972 Penguin Books
2007.066.308 Book A biography of Charles George ("Chinese") Gordon (1833-1885), British army officer and administrator also known as "Gordon Pasha" and "Gordon of Khartoum." He was active in the Second Opium War and the suppression of the Taiping rebels. The Chinese Emperor promoted him to Tidu ("Chief Provincial Commander"), one of the highest imperial Chinese military ranks. Chinese Gordon: A Succinct Record of His Life Forbes, Archibald 1884 John B. Allen
2007.066.309 Book An illustrated 59-page guide to a Field Museum of Natural History exhibit of items connected with theatrical performances in Asia, including: The religious drama of the Chinese; the lion-dance, China; Imperial play, China; the shadow-play, China; the Tibetan mystery-play; the theatre in Java; and Singhalese masks. Guide, Part 1, Oriental Theatricals Laufer, Berthold 1923 Field Museum of Natural History, Department of Anthropology
2007.066.310 Book Part I consists of a translation of the Lienu Zhuan, and Part II is "An estimate of the position of woman in early China." The Position of Woman in Early China: According to the Lieh Nu Chuan "The Biographies of Chinese Women" O'Hara, Albert Richard 1971 Mei Ya Publications
2007.066.311 Book A collection of essays by C. T. Hsia on the conflicts between left-wing literary personalities and the Chinese Communist Party in Shanghai in the 1930's. The Gate of Darkness: Studies on the Leftist Literary Movement in China Hsia, Tsi-an 1968 University of Washington Press
2007.066.312 Book A collection of short essays on Taoism as a rival school of thought to Confucian teaching. This is a First Grove Press Edition of the book first published by John Murray Ltd., London, in 1955. A Taoist Notebook Herbert, Edward 1960 Grove Press
2007.066.313 Book A survey of political thought in the Qin dynasty period in China, by one of China's leading intellectuals in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. This is a Taiwanese reprint of the original, which was published by Kegan, Paul, Trench, in 1930. History of Chinese Political Thought During the early Tsin Period Liang, Chi-chao 1968 Ch'eng-Wen Publishing Co.
2007.066.314 Book A text for learning the Taiwanese (Hokkien or Minnan) language. Thirty-two lessons introduce 1,098 words (characters included). This is a Taiwanese reprint; publication date and place of original not known. Teach Yourself Taiwanese (Hokkien) Chiu, Chiang Ker 1968 Jinshan Tushu Chuban Youxiangongsi
2007.066.315 Book A report on the role and use of science in the lives of China's people based on a visit to China by an organization, named Science for the People, in 1973. China: Science Walks on Two Legs Connell, Dan and Glover, Dan, editors 1974 Avon Books
2007.066.316 Book A famous short story by one of China's best-known writers, written in 1922 and set in the China of 1911. Ah Q, a farm laborer, suffers a lifetime of humiliation and persecution, dreams of revolution and ends up on the execution ground. Illustrated by Cheng Shih-fa, a well-known Chinese artist. The True Story of Ah Q Lu, Hsun 1976 C and W Publishing Co.
2007.066.317 Book A guide to the correct spelling of local place names, with descriptive material as well, in English and Chinese. A Gazetteer of Place Names in Hong Kong, Kowloon, and the New Territories 1969 Government Press
2007.066.318 Book A textbook introducing literary Chinese through a study of the Hsiao Ching (Xiaojing, or Classic of Filial Piety), with vocabulary and notes. Literary Chinese by the Inductive Method Volume I: The Hsiao Ching Creel, Herrlee Glesner; Chang, Tsung-ch'ien; Rudolph, Richard C. 1948 University of Chicago Press
2007.066.319 Book A textbook introducing literary Chinese through a study of the Mencius (Mengzi), with vocabulary and notes. Literary Chinese by the Inductive Method Volume III: The Mencius, books I-III Creel, Herrlee Glesner; Chang, Tsung-ch'ien; Rudolph, Richard C. 1952 University of Chicago Press
2007.066.320 Book The Chinese character text for Mandarin Primer, by the well-known linguist Chao Yuen Ren. Character Text for Mandarin Primer Chao, Yuen Ren 1963 Harvard University Press
2007.066.321 Book Volume one of a two-volume text on spoken Cantonese. Cantonese: Basic Course Volume One Boyle, Elizabeth Latimore 1970 Foreign Service Institute
2007.066.322 Book Volume Two of a two-volume text on spoken Cantonese. Cantonese: Basic Course Volume Two Boyle, Elizabeth Latimore 1970 Foreign Service Institute
2007.066.323 Book A text for spoken Mandarin (Putonghua) by the well-known linguist, Chao Yuen Ren, originally published in 1948. Mandarin Primer: An Intensive Course in Spoken Chinese Chao, Yuen Ren 1964 Harvard University Press
2007.066.324 Book Volume one of a three-volume text on spoken Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan). Speak Taiwanese Hokkien, Book I Taipei Language Institute 1969 Taipei Language Institute
2007.066.325 Book Volume two of a three-volume text on spoken Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan). Speak Taiwanese Hokkien, Book II Taipei Language Institute 1969 Taipei Language Institute
2007.066.326 Book Volume three of a three-volume text on spoken Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan). Speak Taiwanese Hokkien, Book III Taipei Language Institute 1969 Taipei Language Institute
2007.066.327 Book Pronunciation drills for Taiwanese Hokkien (Minnan), to accompany the text Speak Taiwanese Hokkien, by the Taipei Language Institue. Pronunciation Drills for Taiwanese Hokkien Taipei Language Institute 1969 Taipei Language Institute
2007.066.328 Book Illustrated account of China in the early part of the 20th century, and American christian missionary activities there. China's Real Revolution Hutchinson, Paul 1924 Missionary Education Movement of the United States and Canada
2007.066.329 Book Six Ming dynasty "detective stories" featuring the Song dynasty magistrate known as Pao Lung T'u Ch'eng (Baolong Tucheng). This translation was originally published in 1964. The Strange Cases of Magistrate Pao: Chinese tales of Crime and Detection Comber, Leon, translator 1970 Panther Books
2007.066.330 Book A brief account of the Chinese language, covering sounds, script, language reform, words, functions, texts, radicals, writing, simplification, and romanization. About Chinese Newnham, Richard; with Tan Lin-tung 1971 Penguin Books
2007.066.331 Book A Chinese-English bilingual text, on facing pages, of the Chinese short story Spring Silkworms by Mao Tun. Spring Silkworms Mao Tun (Mao Dun) 1970 The English Language Publishing Company
2007.066.332 Book An English translation of the novel by Lao Shaw (Lao She). Rickshaw Boy Lau, Shaw 1945 Reynal and Hitchcock
2007.066.333 Book A classic account of the politics of the opium trade in China in the 1830's and the opium war between Britain and China. Foreign Mud: Being an Account of the Opium Imbroglio at Canton in the 1830's and the Anglo-Chinese War That Followed Collis, Maurice 1946 Faber and Faber Limited
2007.066.334 Book An account covering the concept of sin in Chinese folk religion; the various hells; the categories of sin and changes in the concept of sin; a note on sin, guilt, and sex; schoklarly evaluation of sin and shame; suicide in short stories; and moralists' evaluation of sin and shame. With a glossary of Chinese terms. Guilt and Sin in Traditional China Eberhard, Wolfram 1967 University of California Press
2007.066.335 Book A survey of the Chinese language covering the dialects and the modern standard language; phonemics; morphology; and syntax. The Chinese Language Today: Features of an Emerging Standard Kratochvil, Paul 1968 Hutchinson University Library
2007.066.336 Book Six articles on social-science research by overseas scholars in Hong Kong in the late 1960s. Proceedings of a Symposium held February 8-9, 1969. Anthropology and Sociology in Hong Kong: Field Projects and Problems of Overseas Scholars Topley, Marjorie, compiler 1969 University of Hong Kong
2007.066.337 Book Covers traditional worship; an overview of Taiwanese folk gods; the ten most popular gods of Taiwanese folk religion; the main temple and birth date of most folk gods; and a list of the gods, including their names in Chinese characters with Mandarin and Taiwanese pronunciations. Illustrated. An Introduction to Taiwanese Folk Religions Kramer, Rev. Gerald P.and Wu, George 1970
2007.066.338 Book Covers Annual festivals; marriage; and matters connected with death. Illustrated. A Guidebook for Christians on Taiwanese Customs and Superstitions: Translation of Ki-tok-to Kap Tai-oan Koan-siok Albrecht, Rev. Ardon, and Go Sin-gi, translators translator 1965
2007.066.339 Book An illustrated account of the caucasoid mummies discovered in the Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. The Mummies of Urumchi Barber, Elizabeth Wayland 1999 W.W. Norton & Co.
2007.066.340 Book An examination of the historical circumstances under which the reform movement of 1898 arose, and role of Weng T'ung-ho in that movement. This work was published in the Tsing Hua Journal of Chinese Studies, New Series I, Number 2, April 1957. Weng T'ung-ho and the Reform Movement of 1898 Hsiao, Kung-chuan 1957 Tsing Hua Journal of Chinese Studies
2007.066.341 Book An annotated translation of "Diverse Records of Wooden Bridge" ("Panqiao Zaji") by the poet-essayist Yu Huai (1616-1696). Yu recorded how he and his associates amused themselves in the entertainment quarters of Nanjing, and how the collapse of the Ming dynasty brought about an abrupt end to their carefree pleasures. A Feast of Mist and Flowers: The Gay Quarters of Nanking at the End of the Ming. Yu Huai; Levy, Howard S., translator; Kazuko Ishibashi, illustrator 1967 Howard Levy
2007.066.342 Book This Taiwanese reprint contains both Carstairs Douglas's Chinese-English Dictionary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Amoy (first published in 1899) and Thomas Barclay's Supplement to that work (first published in 1923). The language of Amoy (Xiamen) is closely related to the Chinese language as spoken by the great majority of the Chinese in Taiwan. Chinese-English Dictionary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Amoy, with the Principal Variations of the Chang-chew and Chin-chew Dialects, published together with Supplement to Dictionary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Amoy Douglas, Rev. Carstairs and Barclay, Rev. Thomas 1970 Ku-t'ing Book Store
2007.066.343 Book A dictionary of southern min (minnan hua) as spoken by the majority of Chinese in Taiwan, and in the areas of Fujian Province on the mainland of China, from which the Chinese early migrated to Taiwan. A Dictionary of Southern Min: Based on Current Usage in Taiwan and Checked Against the Earlier Works of Carstairs Douglas, Thomas Barclay, and Ernest Tipson Embree, Bernard L.M. 1973 Hong Kong Language Institute
2007.066.344 Book Annotated translations of five daoist (taoist) books written on silk found in a Han dynasty tomb at Mawangdui in 1973. These works had been suppressed and lost after Confucianism became the predoninant court philosophy in the 1st century BCE. Five Lost Classics: Tao, Huang-lao, and Yin-yang in Han China Yates, Robin D. S., translation , introduction, and commentary 1997 Ballantine Books
2007.066.345 Book Covers general works; late Ch'ing political history; political institutions; power politics; republican China; intellectual and cultural history; economic history and institutions; Chinese society; and reference works. Japanese Studies of Modern China: A Bibliographic Guide to Historical and Social-science Research on the 19th and 20th Centuries Faiirbank, John King, and Masataka Banno 1955 Charles E. Tuttle Co.
2007.066.346 Book About 6,000 Chinese characters are defined in English, and for each, modern mandarin (putonghua), Cantonese, ancient Chinese (early Tang dynasty), and Japanese on pronunciations are given. This work was originally published in 1923. Analytic Dictionary of Chinese and Sino-Japanese Karlgren, Bernhard 1974 Dover Publications
2007.066.347 Book An early 16th century reprint, of an edition which appeared in 1436, of a children's primer, said to be the oldest illustrated children's primer known to exist in China, and more than a century older than the first picture book for children in the West. 15th Century Illustrated Chinese Primer: Hsin-pien Tui-hsiang Szu-yen: Facsimile Reproduction with Introduction and Notes Goodrich, L. Carrington, Introductiona and notes 1967 Hong Kong University Press
2007.066.348 Book An illustrated government report describing Hong Kong in 1975. Covers industry and trade; financial structure; employment; primary production; education; health; land and housing; social welfare; public order; immigration and tourism; public works and utilities; communications and transport; the media; the armed services and auxiliary services; religion and custom; recreation; the environment; population; natural history; and constitution and administration. Hong Kong 1976: Report for the Year 1975 Savidge, Joyce, editor 1976 Hong Kong Government Press
2007.066.349 Book Covers rice marketing during the Japanese occupation; rice merchants and rice markets; marketing operation; and the costs and margins in rice marketing. Rice Marketing in Taiwan Yeh, S. M. 1955 Joint Commission on Rural Reconstruction
2007.066.350 Book A character dictionary giving definitions in Chinese and pronunciations in putonghua and Cantonese. Five appendices: a table of hanyu pinyin; a table of standard Cantonese sounds; a conversion table for traditional and simplified characters; a table of commonly-used punctuation marks; and a table of Chinese dynasties. Zhonghua Xin Zidian: Putonghua, Yueyu [New Zhonghua Dictionary: Putonghua (mandarin), Cantonese] 1976 Zhonghua Shudian
2007.066.351 Book A discourse on tantrism by a very controversial Taiwanese Buddhist figure Lu Shengyan (1945-), who heads a temple in Redmond, Washington State. See the Wikipedia entry on Lu Shengyan. Xiyatu de xingzhe: Xuanxue de Shengming Face [A Wandering Monk in Seattle: Living Principles of Metaphysics] Lu Shengyan n.d. (1983?) Qingshan Chubanshe
2007.066.352 Book A Study based on Rubbings of the Engraved Han Paintings in the Collection of the National Museum of History, Taiwan. In Chinese, with an English Summary Social Life During the Han Dynasty as Seen from Han Paintings Ho, Hao-t'ien 1959 Zhonghua Congshu Bianshen Weiyuanhui
2007.066.353 Book "Preliminary Research into the Development and Evolution of Capitalist Relations in China". Three articles on the origin and development of the "sprouts" of capitalism in Ming and Qing China. Zhongguo Zibenzhuyi Guanxi Fasheng Ji Yanbian de Chubu Yanjiu Shang, Yue 1956 Sanlian Shudian
2007.066.354 Book "Chinese Family Law". A comprehensive survey of Chinese family law, with a emphasis on Republican China, by a noted legal scholar. Zhongguo Qinshufa Dai, Yanhui 1968 n.p.
2007.066.355 Book "Curiosities of Colloquial Chinese Speech" A popular account of Chinese sociolinguistics. Zhongguoren Shuohua de Suqu Chen, Ke 1995 Baiguan Chubanshe
2007.066.356 Book A collection of 34 short literary pieces by Ming and Qing dynasty authors. Xingling zhi Sheng: Ming-Qing Xiaopin Chen, Wanyi, editor Shibao Wenhua Chuban Qiye Gufen Youxian Gongsi
2007.066.357 Book This book includes historical information on the Hakka of south China from 40 different clan genealogies. In Chinese. Historical Sources for the Study of the Hakkas (Kejia Shiliao Hui Pian) Lo, Hsiang-lin (Luo Xianglin) 1965 Institute of Chinese Culture
2007.066.358 Book "A History of Qing Dynasty Women's Literature", with information on over 300 female authors in the late Ming and Qing dynasties. Qingdai Funu Wenxueshi Liang Yizhen 1968 Taiwan Zhonghuashuzhu Yinghang
2007.066.359 Book In this book (the French title was La Religion des Chinois), "Marcel Granet set out to provide a panoramic view of Chinese religion from its origins until the early Republican period. This edited translation is intended to illustrate the Durkheimian legacy to the study of religion...and to serve as an introduction to Granet's sociological work" (from the dust jacket). The Religion of the Chinese People Granet, Marcel, Freedman, Maurice, translator and editor 1975 Harper & Row
2007.066.360 Book A biography of the poet Ts'ao Chih (Cao Zhi) 192-232 A.D. Ts'ao Chih: The Life of a Princely Chinese Poet Dunn, Hugh, Illustrations by Ho Hwai-shouh n.d. (1970?) China News
2007.066.361 Book "The aims of this study are to review the main features of Chinese rural development and changes in agriculture in recent times, identify new terminology and explain differences between Chinese and socialist development patterns, particularly divergences from the Soviet model" (from the Preface). A Chinese/English Dictionary of China's Rural Economy Broadbent, Kiernan 1978 Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux
2007.066.362 Book A collection of twenty articles on Asian medical systems, including the great traditions of Hindu, Arabic, and Chinese medicine; the structure and character of cosmopolitan medicine; the adaptive significance of medical traditions; the culture of plural medical systems, the ecology of indigenous and cosmopolitan medical practice; medical revivalism; and perspectives. Asian Medical Systems: A Comparative Study Leslie, Charles, editor University of California
2007.066.363 Book A philosophically-oriented study of the principal elements of Taiping ideology, exploring its underlying historical and cultural roots, and evaluating the numerous intrepretations offered since the rebellion. First published in 1967. The Taiping Ideology: Its sources, interpretations, and influences Shih, Vincent Y.C. (Shi, Youzhong) 1972 University of Washington Press
2007.066.364 Book The Chinese texts for 14 short stories written between the literary renaissance movement in 1917 and the 1950s, with an introduction in English. Authors include Lu Hsun (Lu Xun); Kuo Mo-jo (Guo Morou); Yeh Shao-chun (Ye Shaojun); Mao Tun (Mao Dun); Yu Da-fu (Yu Dafu); Lao She; Chu Tzu-ch'ing (Zhu Ziqing); Lao Hsiang (Lao Xiang); Ping Hsin (Bing Xin); Shen Ts'ung-wen (Shen Congwen); Pa Chin (Ba Jin); Chang T'ien-yi (Zhang Tianyi); Ting Ling (Ding Ling); and Chao Shu-li (Zhao Shuli). Originally published in 1953. Readings in Contemporary Chinese Literature Volume Two: Stories Liu, Wu-chi and Li, Tien-yi 1965 Far Eastern Publications, Yale University
2007.066.365 Book A biography of Confucius and an account of the legacy of Confucianism. Originally published in 1949. Confucius and the Chinese Way Creel, H.G. 1960 Harper and Row, Publishers
2007.066.366 Book An account of languages in China: The Han language and its pronunciation, grammar, dialects, history, and writing system; and the minority languages (covering the Turkic, Mongolian, Tungus, Tai, Tibeto-Burman, Miao-Yao, Mon-Khmer, and unclassified or isolated languages). The Languages of China Ramsey, S. Robert 1978 Princeton University Press
2007.066.367 Book "This paper is an attempt to explore the usefulness of a sociology-oriented approach to the study of folktales. Some sociological methods, such as the survey technique and the selection of a stratified sample have been used, and sociological ways of interpretation have been applied" (from the Introduction). The folktales studied are "The story of grandaunt tiger"; "Peach boy"; "The treasure bowl"; and "Duck King". Different versions of the first two are presented in Chinese. Studies in Taiwanese Folktales Eberhard, Wolfram 1971 The Orient Cultural Service
2007.066.368 Book A collection of black and white photographs published in the Photography Magazine published by the China Post in Taiwan in the period 1979 to 1974 Faces of Taiwan 1974 China Post
2007.066.369 Book A comparison of European and Chinese gilds, followed by accounts of the religious fraternity; the craft gild; the provincial club; and the gild merchant (discussing the gilds in Newchwang, Swatow, and Canton). The Gilds of China: With an Acccount of the Gild Merchant or Co-hong of Canton Morse, Hosea Ballou 1966 Ch'eng-wen Publishing Company
2007.066.370 Book Translations of poems by seven Tang dynasty poets. Poems of the Late T'ang Graham, A.C., translator 1965 Penguin
2007.066.371 Book A dictionary of terms which pertain to all facets of Chinese agriculture -- including plant pathology, farm machinery, political terminology, and agronomy, among others. Intended for students of all phases of Chinese studies, and not only for those concerned primarily with agriculture. Dictionary of Chinese Communist Agricultural Terminology Wong, Sybil, compiler and translator 1968 Union Research Institute
2007.066.372 Book A collection of 14 articles in which the authors, specialists in Chinese history, politics, and sociology apply social science approaches to the political and social uses of Confucian ideas. First published in 1957. Chinese Thought and Institutions Fairbank, John K., editor 1967 University of Chicago Press
2007.066.373 Book A collection of 19 articles on science and techology in China and Japan, covering quantitative sciences; qualitative sciences; technology; and cultural interactions. Science and Technology in East Asia Sivin, Nathan, editor 1977 Science History Publications
2007.066.374 Book A translation of chapters 1 - 34 of the earliest and most important theoretical medical text in China, the Huangdi Neijing Suwen. First published in 1949. The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine Veith, Ilza, trans. 1972 University of California Press
2007.066.375 Book A collection of the fragmentary remains of the original Chinese text of "Fan Sheng-chih Shu" (Fan Shengzhi Shu), rearranged, translated into English and discussed in an analytical essay. Originally published in 1959. On "Fan Sheng-chih Shu": An Agriculturalis Book of China Written by Fan Sheng-chih in the First Century B.C. Shih, Sheng-han, editor and annotator 1963 Science Press
2007.066.376 Book "An extraodinarily detailed and careful study which brings together a large amount of documentary material and the results of innumerable interviews Mr. Welch held with refugee monks during the four years he spent in the Far East assembling material for this work. The Methodology is worthy of special note" -- from the Virginia Quarterly Review. Originally published in 1967 The Practice of Chinese Buddhism 1900-1950 Welch, Holmes 1973 Harvard University Press
2007.066.377 Book A collection of 18 articles on translating from Chinese to English, din three sections: Working notes; Anthologizing; and Critical Surveys. Translating Chinese Literature Eoyang, Eugene, and Lin, Yao-fu, editors 1995 Indiana University Press
2007.066.378 Book "...this booklet attempts to provide, in condensed form, material touching on its vast area, its complex population, and its more that 3,000 years of intellectual and meterial development in order to show contemporary China in its proper setting." -- from the Introduction. China Wenley, A.G. 1944 Smithsonian Institution
2007.066.379 Book A novel (Fengchui Caodong) by the well-known Chinese author S.Y. Shu (also known as Lao Shaw and Lao She). The Yellow Storm Shaw, Lao (S.Y. Shu); Pruitt, Ida, translator 1951 Harcourt, Brace, and Company
2007.066.380 Book "Liang Ch'i-ch'ao, a brilliant scholar, journalist, and political figure, contributed heavily to modern Chinese history and helped unwittingly to reveal its meaning. Both his 'visible' career and the inner history of his thoughts fall naturally into three consecutive stages. I have tried in the three parts of this study to be first a chronicler, to recount his contribution, and next a historian, to comprehend it." -- from the Preface. First published in 1953. Liang Ch'i-ch'ao and the Mind of Modern China Levenson, Joseph R. 1967 University of California Press
2007.066.381 Book "This is the first anthology of Chinese literature to draw together the finest of existing translations. Where these have been found inadequate, new translations have been commissioned. Thus, roughtly half the material is published for the first time in this volume. The selections span a two-thousand year perod, from the Chou Dynasty (1122-221 B.C.) to the Yuan Dynasty (1280-1367 A.D.). From the ancient Songs to the dramas of the fourteenth century, all major genres are represented." -- from the back cover. Originally published in 1965. Anthrology of Chinese Literature: From Early Times to the Fourteenth Century Birch, Cyril, compiler and editor, Keene, Donald, associate editor 1967 Grove Press
2007.066.382 Book "...Harry L. Shapiro...recounts the astonishing discovery of the fossils of Peking man in an abandoned quarry near Peking and the even more dramatic tale of their disappearance during World War II. The long search for these priceless fragments, which revolutionized the history of man's evolution, has led investigators from one end of the world to the other. Dr. Shapiro's book is at once an anthopological detective story and an illuminating account of the evolution of man." -- from the back cover. Peking Man: The Discovery, Disappearance, and Mystery of a Priceless Scientific Treasure Shapiro, Harry L. 1974 Simon and Schuster
2007.066.383 Book Six lessons in spoken Chinese used at Yale University and elsewhere. In Yale romanization. Speak Chinese (Revised) Lessons 1-6 1966 Far Eastern Publications Yale University
2007.066.384 Book Twenty-four lessons in beginning spoke Chinese used at Yale University and elsewhere, in Yale romanization. First published in 1948. Speak Chinese Tewksbury, M. Gardner 1966 Far Eastern Publications Yale University
2007.066.385 Book Twelve lessons in newspaper Chinese used at Yale University and elsewhere, in Yale romanization. First published in 1960. Advanced Chinese: Newspaper Readings Chih, Yu-ju 1967
2007.066.386 Book Twenty beginners' lessons in reading and writing Chinese used at Yale University and elsewhere, in Yale romanization. Originally published in 1953. Read Chinese: A Beginning Text in the Chinese Character: Book One Wang, Fang-yu and Lee, Pao-ch'en, editor 1966 Far Eastern Publications Yale University
2007.066.387 Book "Secrets of the Hongmen". An account of the history, ritual, and symbolism of Hongmen secret societies. Hongmen de Mimi Su, Wenli editor n.d. Xinli Shuzhu
2007.066.388 Book "A Brief Introduction to Important Events and People in Chinese History" Zhongguo Lishi Zhongyao Shijian yu Renwu Jianjie Shen, Ning 1975 Xianggan Chaoyang Chubanshe
2007.066.389 Book A history of women's life in China from ancient times into the 20th century. Zhongguo Funu Shenghuoshi Chen, Dongyuan 1970 Taiwan Shangwu Yinshuguan
2007.066.390 Book "The Basics of Political Economy" zhengshi Jingjixue Jichu Zhishi 1975 Renmin Chubanshe
2007.066.391 Book Originally published in 1913, this is a dictionary of about 15,000 Chinese characters arranged by the romanized pronunciation of each character in the Minnan dialect. Definitions are in romanized Minnan. Also included are several appendices: A radical index; a glossary of world placenames and names of historical personages; character examples of Minnan syllables; a list of calendrical cyclical characters for selected years; a list of names from the bible, with Minnan transliteration; a list of simplified versions for some common characters; and a list of new or Minnan-specific characters, with explanations in romanized Minnan. A Dictionary of the Amoy Vernacular Spoken Throughout the Prefectures of Chin-chiu, Chiang-chiu and Formosa Campbell, W. 1965 Taiwan Jiaohui Gongbaoshe
2007.066.392 Book A research aid of almost 1,200 pages, with five main aims: To suggest solutions to basic problems in research on traditional Chinese civilization and history; to introduce the main primary sources; to introduce the main reference works; to give readers a sense of the spectacular changes that took place in the course of Chinese history; and to suggest ways to avoid anachronistic interpretations of the past. Chinese History: A Manual, Revised and Enlarged Wilkinson, Endymion 2000 Harvard University Asia Center
2007.066.393 Book Originally published in 1935, this is an account of Chinese culture and society by one of her foremost interpreters. Contents include: The Chinese people; the Chinese character; the Chinese mind; ideals of life; woman's life; social and political life; literary life; the artistic life; and the art of living. My Country and My People Lin, Yutang 1938 Halcyon House
2007.066.394 Book Photo illustrations of over 100 shrubs found growing in Hong Kong, with Chinese names and descriptions in English. Indices of common English names, Chinese names, and plant families. Hong Kong Shrubs Urban Services Department, Hong Kong, compiler 1971 Government Printer
2007.066.395 Book Photo illustrations of over 100 trees found growing in Hong Kong, with Chinese names and descriptions in English. Indices of common English names, Chinese names, and plant families. Originally published in 1969, this is a revised edition. Hong Kong Trees Urban Services Department, Hong Kong, compiler 1972 Government Printer
2007.066.396 Book Photo illustrations of over 100 herbs and vines found growing in Hong Kong, with Chinese names and descriptions in English. Indices of common English names, Chinese names, and plant families. Originally published in 1969, this is a revised edition. Hong Kong Herbs and Vines Thrower, S. L. 1974 Government Printer
2007.066.397 Book Originally published in 1961, this is a revised edition. "Schafer discusses the Chinese taste in stones, Tu Wan [(Du Wan) was a 12th century stone collector and descendant of the Tang poet Tu Fu (Du Fu)] and the history and nature of his catalogue, and the technology and petrology of the 12th century. His synopsis of the Chinese text describes 144 types of stones with translated abstracts of each, material of great interest to modern collectors of 'scholar's rocks'" -- from the back cover. Tu Wan's Stone Catalogue of Cloudy Forest: A Commentary and Synopsis Schafer, Edward H. 2005 Floating World Editions
2007.066.398 Book "...a wealth of images in Chinese history and literature expresses a rich tradition of homosexuality dating from remote antiquity. Drawing from dynastic histories, erotic novels, popular Buddhist tracts, love poetry, legal caes, and joke books, Passions of the Cut Sleeve evokes the complex and fascinating male homosexual tradition in China from the Bronze Age until its decline in recent times." -- from the dust jacket. Includes an appendix on lesbianism in Imperial China. Passions of the Cut Sleeve: The Male Homosexual Tradition in China Hinsch, Bret 1990 University of California Press
2007.066.399 Book "...what are li and qi? Are they equivalent to 'law' and 'psyche' perhaps? Or are 'pattern' and 'matter-energy' closer translations? And is 'number' and accurate translation of shu? The first part of this...introduction covers not only these three important concepts but also yin, yang, wuxing, and yijing. Part Two considers the development of Chinese mathematics...; Part Three covers astronomy, the cosmological schools, calendrical science, and astrology; and Part Four focuses on alchemy, magic and the search for immotality, elixir poisoning, and other topics" -- from the back cover. Originally published in 1985. Li, Qi and Shu: An Introduction to Science and Civilization in China Yoke, Ho Peng 2000 Dover Publications
2007.066.400 Book "The world's preeminent authority on Chinese science explores the philosophy, social structure, arts, crafts, and even military strategies that form our understanding of Chinese science, making instructive comaprisons along the way to sililar elements in Indian, Hellenistic, and Arabic cultures. A major portion of the book concentrates on Taoist alchemy that led not only to the invention of gunpowder and firearms, but also, through the search for macrobiotic life-elixirs, to the rise of modern medical chemistry" -- from the back cover. Science in Traditional China: A Comparative Perspective Needham, Joseph 1981 Harvard University Press, The Chinese University Press
2007.066.401 Book A collection of 17 articles on the writing of history in the People's Republic of China. "The book is esssentially a preliminary reconnaissance of the work done by Chinese historians during the first 15 years of the People's Republic" -- from the back cover. History in Communist China Feuerwerker, Albert, editor 1969 MIT Press
2007.066.402 Book Over 500 Chinese idiomatic phrases, with equivalents culled from the English translations of the Selected Works of Mao Zedong. Xiyu Yili Yang, Chen-kwang 1974 C. K. Yang, Publisher
2007.066.403 Book Includes "Taiwan as a Laboratory for Study of Chinese Society and Culture" by Shao-hsing Chen, "More Rural People -- Strong Family Life" and "Urbanization and the Family" by Arthur F. Raper, and "Matrilineal and Affinal Relationships of a Taiwanese Village" by Bernard Gallin. Four Articles on Population and Family Life in Taiwan Chen, Shao-xhing; Gallin, Bernard; Raper Arthur F. 1966-1967 Asian Studies Center, Michigan State University
2007.066.404 Book Translations of the poems by over 140 Chinese poets, from the anonymous authors of the Shijing to the work of Mao Zedong. Sunflower Splendor: Three Thousand Years of Chinese Poetry Liu, Wu-chi, ed. 1975 Anchor Press
2007.066.405 Book An illustrated history of Hong Kong up to a few years before its conversion to a Special Administrative Region within the People's Republic of China. A Borrowed Place: The History of Hong Kong Welsh, Frank 1993 Kodansha International
2007.066.406 Book An account of Sino-British diplomacy leading up to the reversion of Hong Kong to Chinese rule. The End of Hong Kong: The Secret Diplomacy of Imperial Retreat Cottrell, Robert 1993 John Murray
2007.066.407 Book An account of Sino-British diplomacy leading up to the reversion of Hong Kong to Chinese rule. The End of Hong Kong: The Secret Diplomacy of Imperial Retreat Cottrell, Robert 1993 John Murray
2007.066.408 Book The stories behind about 2,000 set expressions, literary allusions, adages, sayings, and proverbs frequently encountered in Chinese literature. Chengyu Diangu Yuanliu Gushi Shangxi Cishu Zhang Su, Gu Chao, Compilers; Chen Yuanhui, Su Ji , Editors 1990 Jiaoyu Kexue Chubanshe
2007.066.409 Book A collection of 14 articles delineating aspects of Hong Kong society in the mid-twentieth century. Hong Kong: A Society in Transition: Contributions to the Study of Hong Kong Society Jarvie, IC, and Agassi, Joseph, editors 1969 Routledge & Kegan Paul
2007.066.410 Book Accounts of the experinces of a British Special Magistrate in the New Territories of Hong Kong in the mid-twentieth century. Myself a Mandarin Coates, Austin 1969 John Day Company
2007.066.411 Book A history of Hong Kong in the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century. A History of Hong Kong Endacott, GB 1973 Oxford University Press
2007.066.412 Book A translation of the Liubu Chengyu, a manual widely used by government clerks in Chin from the middle of the 18th century to the end of the Qing dynasty. Ch'ing Administrative Terms: A Translation of the Terminology of the Six Boards with Explanatory Notes Sun, E-tu Zen, translator and Editor 1961 Harvard University Press
2007.066.413 Book A history of Chinese customs from the earliest times through the Ming dynasty. Zhongguo Fengsu Shi Zhang Liangcai 1969 Taiwan Shangwu Yinshu Guan
2007.066.414 Book A collection of ten articles on the new policies toward China adopted by the United States government in 1972. Meiguo Dui Hua Xin Zhengce Lin Daguang et al 1972 Qishiniandai Yuekan She
2007.066.415 Book Adiscussion of the common grammatical particles used in classical chinese, along with outlines of classical phonology and grammar. Wenyan Xuzi Lu, Shuxiang n.d. Taipingyang Tushu Gongsi
2007.066.416 Book A history of political parties in China from the late Qing dynasty to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party. Zhongguo Zhengdang Shi Yang, Yuqiong 1966 Taiwan Shangwu Yinshu Guan
2007.066.417 Book A collection of four articles: One on changes in Tang dynasty land and tax systems; one on urban economics in Hangzhou in the Southern Song dynasty; and two on capitalism, the market economy, and industrial development in the Republican period. Zhongguo Jinji Shishang de Jige Wenti Kong, Jingwei 1957 Shanghai Renmin Chubanshe
2007.066.418 Book A collection of 183 humorous stories from Chinese popular literature. Zhonguo Minjian Gushi Xiaohua Ji n.d. Kunlun Chubanshe
2007.066.419 Book An account of peasant uprisings in China between 1644 and 1721. Qing Chu Nongmin Qiyi Ziliao Jilu Xie Guozhen, editor 1956 Xin Zhishi Chubanshe
2007.066.420 Book Analyses of the economics of wealthy families; landlords, the textile industries, and "anti-feudal" movements of urban lower classes in southern China in the Ming dynasty. Mingdai Jiangnan Shimin Jingji Shitan Fu, Yiling 1957 Shanghai Renmin Chubanshe
2007.066.421 Book A socio-cultural study of the Chinese family and kinship system. Zhongguo Jiating Zhidu Wu Zisu, Chen Zhiping, Wu Guohua 1970 Taiwan Shangwu Yinshuguan
2007.066.422 Book A Chinese translation of W. H. R. Rivers, Social Organization (1924). Shehui de Zuzhi Rivers, W. H. R.; Hu Yigu, translator 1966 Taiwan Shangwu Yinshuguan
2007.066.423 Book A reprint of a book originally published in Beijing in 1920. It covers such topics as the powers of the head of the family, marriage, divorce, concubinage, widowhood, remarriage, filial piety, mourning, ancestor worship, children, and inheritance. Zhongguo Jiating Wenti Yi Jiayue, Luo Dunwei 1966 Shuiniu Chubanshe
2007.066.424 Book Nine essays by the Taiwanese anthropologist Li Yiyuan on such topics as culture and behavior; culture change; social structure and personality; funderal rituals; Southeast Asian society; spiritual beliefs of the Yami peope of Taiwan; and the American anthropologist Clyde Kluckhohn. Wenhua yu Xingwei Li Yiyuan 1966 Taiwan Shangwu Yinshuguan
2007.066.425 Book A collection of 17 articles on the controversies surrounding the political interpretations of legalism and confucianism in the People's Republic of China in the 1970's. Rufadouzhengshi Wenzhang Xuanji various 1974 Sanlian Shudian
2007.066.426 Book Twenty-five articles on socialist rural development in the People's Republic of China. Shehuizhuyi Xinnongcun Shanghai Renmin Chubanshe 1974 Shanghai Renmin Chubanshe
2007.066.427 Book A text of 11 chapters (502 pages) on political economy. Zhengzhi Jingjixue Gailun Xu He, et al, editors 1975 Renmin Chubanshe
2007.066.428 Book A collection of 15 essays on culture, modernization, culture change, anthropology, war, individualism, and education by the Taiwanese anthropologist Huang Shumin. Wenhua yu Ren Huang Shumin 1970 Daxiyang Tushugongsi
2007.066.429 Book "Mian Mian (b. August 28, 1970 in Shanghai) is a Chinese writer. She writes on China's once-taboo topics and she is a promoter of Shanghai's local music. Her publications have earned her the reputation as China's literary wild child, and some are banned in China. Her first novel, Candy (Tang), has been translated into English" -- from Wikipedia. Tang Mian Mian 2000 zhongguo Xiju Chubanshe
2007.066.430 Book " A semi-autobiographical novel written by Chinese author Wei Hui... Shanghai Baby was banned in China as being decadent and copies were publicly burned. In the West, the intended audience for the novel, the reaction was positive and the book was translated into English and other languages. In 2007, the novel was made into a film, directed by Berengar Pfahl and starring Chinese actress Bai Ling in the lead role of Coco" -- from Wikipedia. Shanghai Baobei Wei Hui 2000 Chunfeng Yishu Chubanshe
2007.066.431 Book An account of Hong Kong and its history up to the eve of its reversion to the People's Republic of China. Hong Kong Morris, Jan 1988 Random House
2007.066.432 Book Five essays on the "boat people" of south China by the American anthropologist Eugene N. Anderson. Essays on Sough China's Boat People Anderson, Eugene N. 1972 Orient Cultural Service
2007.066.433 Book A collection of 22 essays on aspects of the study of the Shijing ("Book of Odes" or "Book of Poetry)." Shijingxue Hu Puan 1964 Shangwu Yinshuguan
2007.066.434 Book A dictionary of commonly-encountered set phrases in Chinese. Shiyong Chengyu Cidian Xu Yeji 1978 Shidai Tushu Youxiangongsi
2007.066.435 Book A general account of family law (originally published in 1944), covering the nature of family law; the evolution of kinship; marriage; parents and children; guardianship; adoption; family; and kinship councils. Xianxing Qinshufalun Li Yichen 1966 Guoli Bianshiguan
2007.066.436 Book A collection of three erotic stories: Wedding Night; Giving One's All; and Nightime Assault on the Gates of Passion. Xinhun zhi Ye Shan Shan n.d. Chiping Chubanshe
2007.066.437 Book A survey of ethnic/racial groups in Chinese history, in two volumes. Originally published in 1939. Zhongguo Minzushi Lin Huixiang 1967 Shangwu Yinshuguan
2007.066.438 Book The Hundred Surnames and the Thousand Character Classic each rendered with romanized phonetic renditions of Mandarin, Cantonese, and Min-nan pronunciations. With an appendix of the names of world nations in Chinese and English. Baijiaxing Qianziwen 1971 Shijie Chubanshe
2007.066.439 Book A table of Kanji used in the Japanese language, with Mandarin and Japanese pronunciations of each (arranged alphabetically by Mandarin pronunciation). Three appendices: Kanji used in Japanese names; Kanji used for their meanings regardless of their pronumciation (jukujikun); and an index of Kanji by stroke number and radical. Riben Dangyong Hanzibiao Deng Baoshan 1974 Shangwu Yinshuguan
2007.066.440 Book Mid-19th century English pronunciaton guide, probably from Canton, to aid Cantonese-speaking Chinese workers in commerce and domestic service to speak and understand English phrases. The The English phrases are given in cursive handwriting; meanings are glossed in Chinese characters, and other characters are given, that in Cantonese pronunciation approximate the English pronunciation.
2007.066.441 Book A collection of ten articles on traditional social concepts in mid-20th century Hong Kong. Illustrated. Some Traditional Chinese Ideas and Conceptions in Hong Kong Social Life Today 1966 Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society
2007.066.442 Book An account of the social and political roles of kaifong associations (neighborhood associations) in mid-twentieth century Hong Kong. The Kaifong Associations and the Society of Hong Kong Wong, Aline K. 1972 Orient Cultural Service
2007.066.443 Book Nine chapters on various aspects of marriage in ancient china Originally published in 1927. Zhongguo Gudai Hunyinshi Chen Guyuan 1964 Taiwan Shangwu Yinshuguan
2007.066.444 Book This is a collection of 46 writings by Hong Xiuquan (1814-1864), a leader of the Taiping Rebellion. The pieces included were written between 1837 and 1864. There are two appendices; a description of the Taiping land system, and a chronology of the Taiping Rebellion. Hong Xiuquan Xuanji Hong Xiuquan 1976 Zhonghua Shuju
2007.066.445 Book Current Chinese phrases, arranged alphabetically by Pinyin pronunciation, with English translations. Six appendices: Important Chinese placenames; names and capitals of world nations; Chinese government titles; names of legislative bodies worldwide; impotant international press agencies; titles of heads of state worldwide; the names of important national press agencies around the world; the names of international governmental agencies; and english equivalents of Chinese terms used in various sports. An index by radicals is also provided. Han -Ying Shishi Yongyu Cihui Shangwu Yinshuguan Xianggang Fenguan 1974 Shangwu Yinshuguan
2007.066.446 Book An account of the large quasi-feudal estates maintained by the nobility in the Ming dynasty. Topics covered include: Social recovery and development in the early Ming; the nature and types of noble estates; the establishment and expansion ot the estates; their organization, and the land rents collected by them; and the influence of the estates on Ming dynasty society. Seven tables of statistical information on estates are appended, as is a list of the major sources used in the study. Mingdai de Guizu Zhuangtian Jiang Xiaoyu 1969 Jiaxin Shuini Gongsi Wenhua Jijinhui
2007.066.447 Book An account of the Chinese seafarer Zheng He (1368-1644), the voyages that took him as far as the Arabian Sea, and his links with the Islamic world. This is a translation into Chinese of a work originally written in Japanese by Terada Takanobu (1931-). Zheng He -- Lianjie Zhongguo yu Yisilan Shijie de Hanghaijia Terada, Takanobu; Zhuang Jinghui, translator 1988 Haiyang Chubanshe
2007.066.448 Book A history of Qing dynasty currency and finance, covering the circulation of currency under feudalism; the rise and fall of financial intitutions under feudalism; fluctuations in the value of silver currency and its origins, consequences, and responses; the encroachment of foreign financial power; the development of the tendency to precious-metal currency; problems in the Chinese currency system during the period of imperialist encroachment; and Chinese banking enterprises during the imperialist period. Qingdai Huobi Jinrong Shigao Yang Duanliu 1977 Guangjiaojing Chubanshe
2007.066.449 Book A collection of three hundred poems from the Tang dynasty. Tangshi Sanbaishou Wang, Zhao 1992 Starite Book Co.
2007.066.450 Book A collection of 25 essays on the legacy of Jiang Jieshi (Chiang Kai-shek) published shortly after his death. Lun Jiang Jieshi de shengqian Sihou Zhu, Yangmin et al. 1975 Qishiniandai Zazhishe
2007.066.451 Book A collection of 26 essays about Seattle and other North American points of interest, the result of a visit in 1970, by Liang Shiqiu [Liang Shih-ch'iu] (1903 - 1987), "a renowned educator, writer, translator, literary theorist and lexicographer" (Wikipedia). Xiyatu Zaji Liang, Shiqiu 1985 Far East Book Company
2007.066.452 Book A dictionary of new terms in the Chinese language added in the latter part of the 20th century. Xiandai Hanyu Xin Ciyu Cidian 1978-2000 Lin, Lunlun; Zhu,Yongkai; Gu, Xiangxin; editors 2000 Huacheng Chubanshe
2007.066.453 Book A guide to using Chinese-language reference books, archives, and internet resources. Ruhe Liyong Zhongwen Cankao Ziyuan: Gongzhushu, Ziliaoku ji Wangluo Ziyuan Wu, Yuai editor 1997 Wenhua Tushuguan Guanli Zixun Gufen Youxian Gongsi
2007.066.454 Book Originally published in 1937, this book covers the scope of marriage; monogamy, polyandry, and polygyny; the methods of conducting a marriage; the establishment of marriage; the legal effect of marriage; and divorce. Zhongguo Hunyin Shi Chen Guyuan 1971 Taiwan Shangwu Yinshuguan
2007.066.455 Book A survey of child-rearing customs through Chinese history. Illustrated. Zhongguo Shengyu Lisu Kao Guo, Licheng 1971 Wen Shi Zhe Chubanshe
2007.066.456 Book A history of America's involvement in China. Chapter titles include: 130 years' history of American imperialism in China; the suppression of the Chinese people's anti-imperialistic revolutionary movements; following the road of unilateral invasion of China; discovering a new running dog of the China invaders -- Chiang Kai-shek; undermining the Chinese people's great anti-Japanese war; aiding Chiang Kai-shek incite civil war; the outrages of American troops in China; damaging and encroaching upon the new China; and the approaching complete burial of American imperialism. Meidi Qinhua Shilu Nan, Sui editor 1971 Xianggang Chaoyang Chubanshe
2007.066.457 Book Reminiscences of Chiang Kai-shek by General Feng Yuxiang (1882-1948), "a warlord during Republican China. He was also known as the Christian General, being a convert to Methodism; or the Betraying General for having changed side during the Second Zhili?Fengtian War in 1924" (Wikipedia). Feng become one of Chiang's "sworn brothers" in 1928, but later became critical of him and his government. Wo Suo Renshi de Jiang Jieshi Feng, Yuxiang 1975 Qishiniandai Zazhishe
2007.066.458 Book A compilation of the "Six Codes" which refers to the six main legal codes that make up the main body of law in Taiwan (Republic Of China): the Constitution; the Civil Code; the Code of Civil Procedures; the Criminal Code; the Code of Criminal Procedures; and the Administrative laws. Zuixin Liufa Quanshu Zhang, Zhiben, editor 1970 Dazhongguo Tushu Youxian Gongsi
2007.066.459 Book A collection of 217 short essays on fengshui aspects of locations and geographical features in Hong Kong (including Hong Kong Island and the New Territories). Xianggang Fengshui Mantan Zeng Zinan 1975 Zhongguo Kanyu Xuehui
2007.066.460 Book A collection of examples of "grass" (cursive) characters taken from the works of over 85 well-known calligraphers from the Han dynasty to the Ming. Originally published in the Qianlong period (1735-1796) of the Qing dynasty. Cao Zi Hui Shi, Liang, editor 1972 Zhonghua Shuju, Xianggang Fenju
2007.066.461 Book The first comprehensive history of the island of Taiwan, first published in 1920. Taiwan Tongshi Lian, Heng 1955 Zhonghua Congshu Weiyuanhui
2007.066.462 Book A history of America's involvement with Taiwan from the first visit of an American ship in 1784 to the Japanese occupation of the island in 1895. Meiguo yu Taiwan: 1784-1895 Huang, Jiamo 1966 Zhongyang Yanjiuyuan Jindaishi Yanjiusuo
2007.066.463 Book An account of daoism [taoism], Confucianism, and "realism" ("legalism) in fourth century B.C. China. Three Ways of Thought in Ancient China Waley, Arthur 1956 Doubleday
2007.066.464 Book Shen, Fu (1763-ca. 1808) "wrote one of the best known descriptions of everyday life during the Ch'ing Dynasty, entitled Six Records of a Floating Life. In this text, Shen Fu describes the gentle personality of his wife, Chen Yun, and his love for her. He also chronicles the rejection of Chen Yun by his parents and her untimely death. Shen Fu was a government clerk, a "yamen" private secretary. More broadly, he also seems to have been a painter and an occasional trader or businessman, although he failed at these attempts" (Wikipedia). Six Records of a Floating Life Shen, Fu; Pratt, Leonard, and Chiang, Su-hui, translators 1983 Penguin
2007.066.465 Book A phrasebook for the Thai language, including a two-wau dictionary, tips on etiquette and protocol, and a food section. Thai script and pronunciation are used throughout. Thai Phrasebook Cummings, Joe 1999 Lonely Planet Publications
2007.066.466 Book "In Ch'u, southernmost of the ancient Chinese kingdoms, an oral literature of shamanistic songs and chants was developed by secular poets of the third century B.C. into a strange and beautiful allegorical poetry in which magic, mythology and politics curiously intermingle. The Ch'u Tz'u anthology, dating from the second century A.D., is an early selection of works by the Ch'u poets and some of their later imitators" (from the back cover). Originally published in 1959. Ch'u Tz'u: The Songs of the South: An Ancient Chinese Anthrology Hawkes, David 1962 Beacon Press
2007.066.467 Book A translation of Lao Tzu's [Laozi] Tao Te Ching [Daodejing], "The Way and its Power". In the introduction, "Dr. Waley gives a long, scholarly account of Chinese thought down to the end of the third vcentury B.C....showing the original, lofty conception of Taoism before its gradual corruption through the course of centuries..." (from the back cover). The Way and Its Power: A Study of the Tao Te Ching and Its Place in Chinese Thought Waley, Arthur 1977 Grove Press, Inc.
2007.066.468 Book A collection of twenty short stories from late twentieth-century China, in English translations. Chairman Mao Would not be Amused: Fiction from Today's China various; Goldblatt, Howard, editor Grove Press
2007.066.469 Book A glossary of political phrases current in mid-twentieth-century People's Republic of China. Glossary of Chinese Political Phrases Lau, Yee-fui; Ho, Wan-yee; Yeung, Sai-cheung; Ma, Nancy et al, editors 1977 Union Research Institute
2007.066.470 Book A novel set in 1950's Taiwan, providing "a glimpse of the tragic plight of the Formosans...,caught bewtween the menace of invasion from the mainland and the difficulties imposed by an alien occupation" (from the dust jacket). A Pail of Oysters Sneider, Vern 1953 G.P. Putnam's Sons
2007.066.471 Book "The 1911 Revolution in China was a crucial event in the coutry's struggle to find a new political system, modernize its society and economy, and achieve a new world role. Mary Rankin demonstrates that the 1911 radicals bridged the gap between old-style scholar-rebels and twentieth-century revolutionaries, clearly foreshadowing both the left wing of the republican period and the Communist leaders" (from the back cover). Early Chinese Revolutionaries: Radical Intellectuals in Shanghai and Chekiang, 1902-1911 Rankin, Mary Backus 1971 Harvard University Press
2007.066.472 Book A socio-economic study of New York City's Chinatown. Chinatown: Economic Adaptation and Ethnic Identity of the Chinese Wong, Bernard P 1982 Holt, Rinehart and Winston
2007.066.473 Journal Vol. 8, 1968 A collection of 18 items including articles, reviews, and notes and queries, about Hong Kong (including the New Territories). Journal of the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society
2007.066.474 Book A "treatment of the three major problems facing traditional China as it grappled with the twentieth century: the problem of intellectual continuity, the problem of the tension between the monarchy and the bureaucracy, and the problem of conflicting assessments of what was historically significant" -- from the back cover. Confucian China and its Modern Fate: A Trilogy Levenson, Joseph R 1968 University of California Press
2007.066.475 Book An "analysis based on medical and lay texts such as handbooks, marriage guides and introductions to physiology and sexual hygiene. The epilogue demonstrates how the sexual identities invented early this [twentieth] century are still in place in China today" -- from the dust jacket. Sex, Culture and Modernity in China Dikotter, Frank 1995 University of Hawaii Press
2007.066.476 Book Twenty-nine articles and book reviews by George A. Kennedy, "a lifelong sinologist who knew not only something about everything Chinese, but also practically everything about something, that is Chinese linguistics" -- from the editor's preface. Selected Works of George A. Kennedy Kennedy, George A; Li, Tien-yi, editor 1964 Far Eastern Publications Yale University
2007.066.477 Book Accounts of 28 major disasters in China in the twentieth century; from the 1910-1911 Yangzi floods to the 1999 Taiwanese earthquake. Illustrated. Ershi Shiji Zhongguo Zaibian Tushi Xia, Mingfang and Kang Peizhu, editors 2001 Fujian Jiaoyu Chubanshe
2007.066.478 Book An English translation of "one of thirty detailed sections of a voluminous medical treatise called The Essence of Medical Prescriptions (Ishimpo). These sections were grouped by topic by Tamba Yasuyori, a Chinese physician living in Japan in the tenth century" -- from "History of the Text". The 28th section, translated here, is devoted to the "bedroom arts." Tao of sex: An Annotated Translation of the Twenty-eighth Section of the Essence of Medical Prescriptions (Ishimpo) Ishihara, Akira; Levy, Howard S; Takata, Shojiro, illustrator 1969 Howard S Levy and Akira Ishihara
2007.066.479 Book "...a detailed sociological analysis of the whole complex of legal and quasi-legal institutions during the Manchu period. Using a wide range of source material, Mrs. van der Sprenkel discussses both the concepts underlying and the actual working of government and administration in Manchu [Qing dynasty] China, the nature of the law, judicial procedure, and, finally, the effectiveness of the law in supporting social order" -- from the back cover. Legal Institutions of Manchu China: A Sociological Analysis van der Sprenkel, Sybille 1966 University of London Athlone Press
2007.066.480 Book "Albert Smith, humorist, novelist, playwright, friend of Dickens and Barnum, was one of the great entertainers of the Victorian age and one of its most popular comic authors. Today Albert Smith's writings are no longer read, his books out of print,...But the little diary he published about his journey to China is still highly readable -- fresh, nicely observed, funny, a level-headed account of a country and people most Europeans once found very strange..." -- from the Introduction. Originally published in 1859. To China and Back: Being a Diarty Kept Out and Home Smith, Albert; Lethbridge, Henry James, introduction 1974 Hong Kong University Press
2007.066.481 Book A translation of Di Gong An, a novel published anonymously in the eighteenth century but set in the Tang dynasty (618-907), featuring the cases confronted by a magistrate. This translation was originally privately published in Tokyo in 1949. Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee (Dee Goong An): An Authentic Eighteenth-century Chinese Detective Novel Anonymous; van Gulik, Robert, translator 1976 Dover Publications
2007.066.482 Book "This classic combination of picaresque novel and folk epic, which mixes satire, allegory and history into a rollicking tale, is probably the most popular book in the history of the Far East. It is the story of the roguish Monkey and his encounters with major and minor spirits, gods, demons, ogres, monsters and fairies. The present translation is the first accurate English version, making available to the Western reader a faithful reproduction of the spirit and meaning of the original" -- from the back cover. The original was published in the Ming dynasty by Wu Cheng'en (1505?-1580?). Monkey Wu, Ch'eng-en 1958 Grove Press, Inc.
2007.066.483 Book "These are ten stories about women in love. The love stories were taken from a Chinese compilation called The Collection of Feminine Fragrance, published a few years before the 1911 revolution" -- from the introduction. The Collection of Feminine Fragrance is a sex encyclopedia of 335 subjects compiled by Zhang Tinghua (alias Zhichong Tianzi) of the late Qing era. The Illusory Flame: Translations from the Chinese Zhang Tinghua; Levy, Howard S, translator 1962 Howard S Levy
2007.066.484 Book "Mr. Wang has taken a well-known Chinese folktale and retold it within the rather tight limitaions of 300 characters. His purpose is to provide a piece of supplementary reading to be used in conjuction with Read Chinese Book I [Yale University Press]..." -- from the foreword. The Lady in the Painting Wang, Fang-yu; Chen, Luke, illustrator 1965 Institute of Far Eastern Languages, Yale University
2007.066.485 Book A collection of nine pieces on the life and works of Jiang Jingguo [Chiang Ching-kuo] (the son of Jiang Jieshi [Chiang Kai-shek]). Lun Jiang Jingguo he ta de Zhuzuo Jiang Nan et al 1976 Qishi Niandai Zazhishe
2007.066.486 Book Originally published in 1937, this is a history of Chinese emigration from the earliest times to the early twentieth century. Zhongguo Zhimin Shi Li, Zhangfu 1966 Taiwan Shangwu Yinshuguan
2007.066.487 Book Written in 1925, this is a survey of drama in the Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties. Zhongguo Xiqu Gailun Wu, Mei; Chen Naiqian, editor 1976 Taiping Shuju
2007.066.488 Book A listing of historical figures in Chinese history from Confucius to some in the early twentieth century, arranged by date of birth. Also included: Alternate names; place of origin; age at death; dates of death and birth in traditional and western calendars, and historical notes.. Lidai Renwu Nianli Beizhuan Zongbiao Jiang Liangfu, Tao Qiuying, editors 1976 Zhonghua Shuju Xianggang Fenju
2007.066.489 Book An account of the origins and development of agriculture in the loess area of China. Part 1: the ancient natural environment in the loess area. Part 2: The vegetational cover in the loess area according to ancient written records. Part 3: The origins of Chinese agriculture. Huangtu yu Zhongguo Nongye de Qiyuan He Bingdi 1969 Xianggang Zhongwen Daxue
2007.066.490 Book An account of the traditional study of the history of the sound structure of the Chinese language. Zhongguo Shengyunxue Pan Zhonggui, Chen 1981 Dongda Tushuguan Youxian Gongsi
2007.066.491 Book A survey of the Han ethnic group in China, covering the concept of the Han ethnic group; the origins of the Han; the nature of the Han; the composition of the Han group; the foundations of the Han; the personality of the Han; and the overseas activitities of the Han. Hanminzu de Yanjiu Wu Zhuhui 1968 Taiwan Shangwu Yinshuguan
2007.066.492 Book A survey of the political economy of Fujian Province in the early 20th century. Chapters deal with the most recent survey of economic geography; the history and development of Fujian's political economy; the provincial government's annual income; annual expenditures; income and expenditures by county; the accounting system; the provincial debt; the currency system and finance; and suggestions for reform of the political economy. With an appendix of 38 government documents relating to Fujian's political economy and a list of references consulted. Fujian Caizheng Shigang Wang Xiaoquan 1935-1936 Yuandong Yinshuguan
2007.066.493 Book Topics in Taiwanese Chinese folk religion. Chapters cover the "Jiao [chiao]" ritual; religious vegetarianism; the "Jiao [Chiao]" ritual in Shulin, Taibei County, Taiwan; the "Jiao [Chiao]" ritual in Zhongli [Chung-li] in Taoyuan County, a discussion of beliefs associated with rice; and the "calling of the soul" ritual in Lushan Daoism. Zhongguo Minjian Xinyang Lunji Liu Zhiwan 1974 Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica
2007.066.494 Book This is a primer on classical Chinese as used in traditional medical texts. Part 1, "Selected Texts", presents 40 works and excerpts from the history of Chinese traditional medicine, with introductions and annotations. Part 2, "Basic Information on Classical Chinese" contains six chapters: 1. Chinese characters; 2. Lexical meanings; 3. Grammar; 4. Syntax of ancient texts; 5. Examples of annotations in ancient texts; and 6. A general introduction to reference works. There is also an appendix containing a glossary of 386 commonly encountered terms. Yi Guwen (Zhongyi Zhuanye Yong) Shanghai Zhonyi Xueyuan Zhejiang Zhongyi Xueyuan, editors 1981 Shanghai Kexue Jishu Chubanshe
2007.066.495 Book Proceedings of a symposium held in 1978 on youth problems in changing Taiwanese society. Twenty-eight papers were presented addressing the following topics: 1. Problem behaviors among school students; 2. Youth problems in the factory and society; 3. Juvenile offenders and at-risk behaviors; 4. Practical measures for juvenile crime; 5.Tactics for counseling for youth problems. Also included are discussions, criticisms, and summaries. Shehui Bianqianzhong de Qingshaonian Wenti: Yantaohui Lunwen Zhuanji Wen Chongyi, Li Yiyuan, Yang Guoshu, editors 1978 Zhongyang Yanjiuyuan Minzu Yanjiuso
2007.066.496 Book This clan genealogy traces the origins of the Song clan to the Zhou dynasty. It is illustrated with photographs and contains many tables and genealogical charts. The coverage of the later generations focuses on Taiwan. Songshi Zupu Song Danyuan, Song Tinghua, editors 1973 Songshi Zupu Bianxiu Weiyuanhui
2007.066.497 Book An account of compensatory efforts to aid children in the Republic of China (Taiwan) affected by thalidomide. Zhonghuaminguo 'Shalidoumaidu' Zhanghai Ertong Buchang Shijian Jilu Su Dengji, Li Meilan, editors 1978 Zhonghuaminguo 'Shalidoumaidu' Ertong Fuli Weiyuanhui
2007.066.498 Book "In this book, Miao Kecheng looks at the history and development of physics in ancient China and the Modern Western world. He examines the most valuable thinking and achievements in physics in ancient China including the evolution of ancient Chinese physics, metrology, mechanics, acoustics, electronics, magnetics, and optics. He also studies Modern Western classical mechanics, thermodynamics, electronics, magnetics, optics, and kinetic molecular theory" -- from the back cover. A Selected History of Science: The History and Development of Physics in Ancient China and the Modern Western World Miao Kecheng 2000 Excel Press
2007.066.499 Book This is a well-known novel, often translated into English as "Midnight" by Mao Dun (Mao Tun; pen-name of Shen Dehong 1896-1981). "a 20th century Chinese novelist, cultural critic, and journalist. He was also the Minister of Culture of China from 1949 to 1965. He is currently renowned as one of the best realist novelists in the history of modern China. His most famous works are Midnight, a grand novel depicting life in cosmopolitan Shanghai, and Spring Silkworms. He also wrote many short stories" -- from Wikipedia. Ziye Mao Dun 1977 Nanguo Chubanshe
2007.066.500 Book This is a collection of 12 articles by various authors on aspects of the Chinese personality from a social-science point of view, with an intruduction, and a bibliography of related works in Chinese and in western languages. Symposium on the Character of the Chinese: An Interdisciplinary Approach Li, Yih-yuan; Yang, Kuo-shu, editors 1972 Zhongyang Yanjiuyuan Minzuxue Yanjiusuo
2007.066.501 Book This is a genealogy of the branch of the Chen clan from Waihai, in Jiangmen City, Guangdong Province. This brranch of the Chen clan has roots in the Xinhui (Sanwui) area of Guangdong (whence came many Chinese immigrants to the US and Canada), in Putian in Fujian Province, and in Taiwan. Xinjiaozheng Chenshi Zupu Chen Changyu 1962 np
2007.066.502 Book This dictionary of terms used in traditional Chinese medicine is organized into 12 topics: 1. Yin, yang, and the 'five elements'; 2. Internal organs; 3. 'Meridians' and accupuncture points; 4. The origins and pathology of illness; 5.Diagnostic methods; 6. Rules of treatment and herbal prescriptions; 7. Accupuncture and moxibustion therapies; 8. 'Internal' pediatric symptoms; 9. Gynecologic symptoms; 10. Trauma; 11. Eye, ear, nose, and throat symptoms; and 12. The history of Chinese medicine. There are appendicies on commonly-used single-character terms in Chinese medicine; a short bibliography of Chinese medicine; diagrams showing terms for the parts of the human body; and a table of equivalences of ancient and modern weights and measures. There is also an index of terms organized by stroke order and form. Zhongyi Mingci Shuyu Cidian Zhongyi Yanjiuyuan, Guangdong Zhongyi Xueyuan, editors 1975 Shangwu Yinshuguan
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