China: a History of the Laws, Manners, and Customs of the People Volume 1 by John Henry Gray

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  • History / Asia,
  • History / Far East

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Number of Pages520
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ISBN 101402177348
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China: a history of the laws, manners, and customs of the people Item PreviewPages: China: A History of the Laws, Manners, and Customs of the People, Volume 1 China: A History of the Laws, Manners, and Customs of the People, William Gow Gregor: Author: John Henry Gray: Editor: William Gow Gregor: Publisher: Macmillan and Company, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: May 6, Export Citation.

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Chinese Etiquette — Do's and Don'ts in China As one of the oldest living civilizations on Earth, China has been developing its culture over millennia and during your visit you might notice that Chinese culture isn’t exactly what you’re used to. China is a country that has long been known for its ceremonies and etiquette through the ages.

However, it can be something of a culture shock when it comes to the differences between the social niceties between the country and the western world. The following is an introduction to the daily manners and courtesies of social life in China.

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By breathing on them he gave to the vapour which arose from the gold, a male principle; and to that which ascended from the wood, a female : John Henry Gray. Title: China: a history of the laws, manners and customs of the people Year: Authors: Gray, John Henry, Gregor, William Gow Subjects: China -- Social life and customs Publisher: London: Macmillan Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto Digitizing Sponsor: MSN View Book Page: Book Viewer.

The Metropolitan Museum’s publication, “China: Dawn of a Golden Age” is a fairly detailed book explaining the complex arts and cultural history of ethnitc groups/clans in ancient China during the Jin Dynasties and the Sixteen Kingdoms, Northern Reviews: Get this from a library. China: a history of the laws, manners, and customs of the people.

[John Henry Gray]. John Henry Grey - China, A History of the Laws, Manners, and Customs of the People - This highly readable history dates from the late 19th century, starting with the earliest known legends of the "Middle Kingdom," and ranging forward to an intriguing series of portraits of the author's Chinese contemporaries.

Subjects include functions and powers of government, forms of punishment, religion, gods, and Confucian philosophy. black-and-white illustrations. Get this from a library. China: a history of the laws, manners, and customs of the people.

[John Henry Gray; William Gow Gregor]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gray, John Henry, China: a history of the laws, manners, and customs of the people.

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2 Vol Set. John Henry Gray M. LL.D. Archdeacon of Hong Kong. With illustrations. Full blue cloth; gilt particulars to front, rear and spine. Top edge gilt. Wear to head and tail of spine. Disastrous worming to Vol I affecting some text and illustrations (see image).

Otherwise, very good set with attractive illustrated bindings. Vol I: pp. Vol II: pp. Family relationships in China are of paramount importance and enormous emphasis is placed upon hierarchy.

Many of the values in Chinese culture are based upon Confucianism which stresses duty, sincerity, loyalty, filial piety and honour.

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A round dining table is more popular than a rectangular or square one. As many people who can be seated comfortably around it. Etiquette (/ ˈ ɛ t ɪ k ɛ t / and / ˈ ɛ t ɪ k ɪ t /; French:) is the set of conventional rules of personal behaviour in polite society, usually in the form of an ethical code that delineates the expected and accepted social behaviors that accord with the conventions and norms observed by a society, a social class, or a social modern English usage, the French word étiquette.

When the Manchu conquered China they forced the Chinese to adopt this custom as a sign of loyalty to the new dynasty. Apart from this, the Manchu made no attempt to impose their manners and customs upon the Chinese. After the conquest of China, the greater part of the Manchu migrated there and kept their ancestral estates only as hunting lodges.

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Understanding these roots can help you make sense of how those roots have influenced modern Chinese people's way of : Cheyanne. History and Ethnic Relations Emergence of the Nation. Records of civilization in China date back to around B.C.E. and the Shang Dynasty.

The Zhou defeated the Shang in B.C.E. and went on to rule for nearly one thousand years, longer than any other dynasty. China was a feudal state until the lord of Qin managed to unite the various lords and became the first emperor in B.C.E.

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