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The She King - Or the Book of Ancient Poetry (1876) (Paperback) Loot Price: R667
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The She King - Or the Book of Ancient Poetry (1876) (Paperback): James Legge
The She King - Or the Book of Ancient Poetry (1876) (Paperback): James Legge

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The She King - Or the Book of Ancient Poetry (1876) (Paperback)

James Legge

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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1876 Original Publisher: Trbner Subjects: Chinese poetry English poetry Literary Criticism / Asian / General Literary Criticism / Poetry Poetry / Anthologies Poetry / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh Poetry / Asian Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: CHAPTER IV. THE CHINA OP THE BOOK OP POETRY, CONSIDERED IN RELATION TO THE EXTENT OP ITS TERRITORY, AND ITS POLITICAL STATE; ITS RELIGION; AND SOCIAL CONDITION. 1. A Glance at the map prefixed to this chapter will give the reader an idea of the extent of the kingdom of Chow, -- of China as it was during the period to which the Book of Poetry belongs. The China of The terrltor the present day, what we call China proper, of the kingdom, r. ii ii i of Chow. embracing the eighteen provinces, may be described in general terms as lying between the 20th and 40th degrees of north latitude, and the 100th and 121st degrees of east longitude, and containing an area of about 1,300,000 square miles. The China of the Chow dynasty lay between the 33rd and 38th parallels of latitude, and the 106th and 119th of longitude. The degrees of longitude included in it were thus about two-thirds of the present; and of the 20 degrees of latitude the territory of Chow embraced no more than five. It extended nearly to the limit of the present boundaries on the north and west, because it was from the north, along the course of the Yellow river, that the first Chinese settlers had come into the country, and it was again from the west of the Yellow river that the chiefs of the Chow family and their . followers pushed their way to the east, and took possession of the tracts on both sides of that river, which had b...

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Imprint: Kessinger Publishing Co
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2010
First published: 2010
Authors: James Legge
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 442
ISBN-13: 978-1-120-92729-3
Barcode: 9781120927293
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LSN: 1-120-92729-3

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