1741 General History of CHINA Duhalde Chinese Medicine Science Sects Maxims

AUTHOR

P. Duhalde

TITLE

The General History of China ( third volume only )

PLACE OF PUBLICATION

London

PUBLISHER

J. Watts

PUBLICATION DATE

1741, Third Edition

FORMAT

Hardback

PAGINATION

[ix], [iii], 496

DIMENSIONS

height 19.7 cm x width 12.2 cm

DESCRIPTION : Illustrated with frontispiece and another plate; also 2pp of music, and illustration of Souan Pan (abacus) in the text. Divided into the following sections :

Dedication Of the method the young Chinese observe in their studies; of the several degrees they take, and the various examinations they undergo to attain the degree of Doctor Of the religion of the Chinese Of the worship of the ancient Chinese Of the sect of the Tao Ssee Of the sect of Fo, or Foe Of the sect of some of the learned of these later times Of the skill of the Chinese in the sciences Of the Chinese logick Of their rhetorick Of their musick Of their arithmetick Of their geometry Of the other parts of the mathematicks Of their astronomy Of the tale of the Chinese for poetry, history, and plays A novel, wherin is shewn that the practice of virtue renders a family illustrious Another novel : Tchaong tse, after the funeral obsequies of his wife, wholly addicts himself to his belived philosophy, and becomes famous among the sect
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