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The Hundred Books By Glyn Hughes
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There's a set of books which you're just supposed to know about, at least if you live in The West and fancy the idea of being thought 'educated'. There's the Bible, Shakespeare, James Joyce, Walter... More > Scott and Machiavelli. Dr Jekyll, Tiny Tim, Starbuck, Socrates, Mr. Scrooge, Raskolnikov, Einstein and Enkidu. The Brontes and Boswell, Wordsworth, Newton Confucius and Don Quixote. Here they all are. 100 of the most quoted, most known, works of all time, in the original author's own words, but squashed up into nice little abridgements you can read in an hour or so. Little versions which smell and sound just like the originals. And ... with The Hundred Books it becomes possible to read the whole thing as a single narrative, to discover a Pisgah View of the written history of the great grand thing of how We got where We are now, in way that's just impossible for ordinary mortals. Read the lot, you'll love it, and you'll never, ever, be bored in an airport again.< Less
Mah-Jong, the Game of a Hundred Intelligences: Pung Chow, Also Known as Mah-Diao, Mah-Cheuk, Mah-Juck and Pe-Ling By Lew Lysle Harr
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Mah-Jong, the Game of a Hundred Intelligences: Pung Chow, Also Known as Mah-Diao, Mah-Cheuk, Mah-Juck and Pe-Ling by Lew Lysle Harr, published in 1922. The origin of this game is lost in the mist of... More > centuries past. There is, though, an oral tradition to the effect that it was originated in the Court of the King of Wu, now known as Ning-Po, during the year of 472 B.C. to entertain his consort and her court ladies and to help them while away the time which lay heavily on their hands. This was about the time of Confucius. It is known to have been the Royal game, restricted to the use of Emperors and their friends of the Mandarin class for two thousand years. Mahjong is a game commonly played by four players (with some three-player variations found in Korea and Japan). Similar to the Western card game rummy, mahjong is a game of skill, strategy and calculation and involves a certain degree of chance.< Less
China and the Chinese By Herbert Allen Giles
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Herbert Allen Giles (8 December 1845 – 13 February... More > 1935) was a British diplomat, sinologist who was the professor of Chinese at Cambridge University for 35 years. Giles was educated at Charterhouse School before becoming a British diplomat in China. He modified a Mandarin Chinese Romanization system earlier established by Thomas Wade, resulting in the widely known Wade–Giles Chinese romanisation system. Among his many works were translations of the Analects of Confucius, the Lao Tzu (Tao Te Ching), the Chuang Tzu, and, in 1892, the widely published A Chinese-English Dictionary.Herbert A. Giles was the fourth son of John Allen Giles (1808–1884), an Anglican clergyman. After studying at Charterhouse, Herbert became a British diplomat to Qing China (1867–1892). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Giles< Less
The Civilization of China By Herbert Allen Giles
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Herbert Allen Giles (8 December 1845 – 13 February... More > 1935) was a British diplomat, sinologist who was the professor of Chinese at Cambridge University for 35 years. Giles was educated at Charterhouse School before becoming a British diplomat in China. He modified a Mandarin Chinese Romanization system earlier established by Thomas Wade, resulting in the widely known Wade–Giles Chinese romanisation system. Among his many works were translations of the Analects of Confucius, the Lao Tzu (Tao Te Ching), the Chuang Tzu, and, in 1892, the first widely published Chinese-English dictionary.Herbert A. Giles was the fourth son of John Allen Giles (1808–1884), an Anglican clergyman. After studying at Charterhouse, Herbert became a British diplomat to Qing China (1867–1892). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Giles< Less
Historic China, and Other Sketches By Herbert Allen Giles
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Herbert Allen Giles (8 December 1845 – 13 February... More > 1935) was a British diplomat, sinologist who was the professor of Chinese at Cambridge University for 35 years. Giles was educated at Charterhouse School before becoming a British diplomat in China. He modified a Mandarin Chinese Romanization system earlier established by Thomas Wade, resulting in the widely known Wade–Giles Chinese romanisation system. Among his many works were translations of the Analects of Confucius, the Lao Tzu (Tao Te Ching), the Chuang Tzu, and, in 1892, the first widely published Chinese-English dictionary.Herbert A. Giles was the fourth son of John Allen Giles (1808–1884), an Anglican clergyman. After studying at Charterhouse, Herbert became a British diplomat to Qing China (1867–1892). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Giles< Less
Gao’s 41 Songs for Birthdays and Famous Chinese Ancient Poetry By Johnson K. Gao
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This book has 144 pages, containing 41 songs, including birthday songs and songs created for the ancient Chinese famous poetry. Mr. Lee Zhong-hua, at the age of 91 in 2016, wrote a piece of... More > calligraphy for the authosr's poem "Autumn Fog", which was used as the cover. In addition, the author also adapted several world-famous Chinese poems, such as written by Li Bai, Su Shi, Zhang Ji, Cao Zhi, Liu Yu-xi and Confucius, into songs. It becames a cultural ambassador for the East, West, the present and the future. Several new birthday songs have enriched the famous "Happy Birthday to you!" song. Tao Yuanming, Bai Ju-yi, Du Fu, Lu You and Su Shi's poems were composed for 6 songs. A song for a long poem by Bai Yu-yi is unique, that brings the song book to its top. Now the total pieces of songs is 41 pieces. Some songs might become historic records in the future. The price at Amazon and Barnes & Noble book stores is none profit. (亞馬遜和巴恩斯-諾布爾書店的價格是非盈利的。)< Less
Happy Wedding Waltz Plus 40 Songs for Ancient Poetry and Birthday By Johnson K. Gao
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The songbook consists of 144 pages. It contains 41 songs, including several birthday songs and ancient Chinese poetry-songs. They were composed by Johnson K. Gao. His wife Catherine W. Gao also... More > contributed the lyrics to the song: "Love Forever" and two sheets of calligraphy of other two poems. The author wrote the poem "Autumn Fog" in 1991, and later that poem was turned into a song and further increased its length, to which a famous Chinese calligrapher Mr. Lee Chonghua gave them a congratulation scroll with his beautiful handwriting, in the year of 2016 at age 91, which was inserted in this songbook. Besides, several world's top Chinese poetry, such that written by Li Bai, Su Dong-po, Zhang Ji, Cao Zhi, Liu Yu-xi, Bai Juyi and Confucius had been turned into songs by the author, which become the cultural ambassador of East and West, Past, Now and Future. The "Grandma Happy Birthday Song", "Mother's Day Song", "Honey Happy Birthday Song", etc. are the enrichment to the famous song "Happy Birthday to You!"< Less
Leo Tolstoy: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 199 quotes from Leo Tolstoy and 60 selected facts about Leo Tolstoy. Tolstoy was educated at home by German and French tutors. His teachers described him as "both... More > unable and unwilling to learn." Tolstoy read the works of Chinese thinker and philosopher, Confucius. Tolstoy and Gandhi shared a common belief in the merits of vegetarianism, the subject of several of Tolstoy's essays. Tolstoy became a major supporter of the Esperanto movement. Tolstoy was watched by the Russian secret police, named "Ohranka". War and Peace has over 400,000 words. “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” “If you want to be happy, be.” “In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, and look around you.” “The best stories don't come from "good vs. bad" but "good vs. good.” “To get rid of an enemy one must love him.” “Everything intelligent is so boring.”< Less
INT 244 GRAND CANYON WEEK 6 COMPLETE WORK By Jon Snow
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INT 244 GRAND CANYON WEEK 6 COMPLETE WORK Just Click on Below Link To Download This Course: URL= http://www.tutorialsexperts.us/product/int-244-grand-canyon-week-6-complete-work/ Contact... More > US HELP@TUTORIALSEXPERTS.US INT 244 Grand Canyon Week 6 Complete Work INT 244 Grand Canyon Week 6 Discussion 1 Compare Confucius’ “silver rule” (“Do not do unto others what you do not want others to do unto you.”) with the “Golden Rule” of Christianity. Is the difference significant? INT 244 Grand Canyon Week 6 Discussion 2 Give an example of how Shinto beliefs and practices have influenced Japanese culture. INT 244 Grand Canyon Week 6 Assignment Chinese Popular Religion Write an essay of 1,000 – 1,250 words that analyzes key issues in Chinese Popular Religion by addressing the following:< Less
Music Sheet book of the West Lake, Autumn Fog and More, 西湖秋霧曲集 By Johnson K. 高魁雄 Gao
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There are 26 pieces of song written in the form of either simplified Arabic numbers or line music sheet in this music sheet book. Some of those songs are composed using the ancient Chinese poems as... More > lyrics, such as by Confucius, Li Bai, Wang An-shi, Liu Yu xi, etc. Few Chinese hand writing calligraphy of lyrics are accompanied with selected songs. Totally, it contains 148 pages in this book, with preview. 大约26首歌曲用简谱或五线谱的形式写成. 收集于此乐谱集。其中一些歌曲是用中文古诗为歌词, 如孔子, 李白, 王安石, 刘禹錫等人的诗。有些歌曲伴随着中文书法手写体。本曲集总共 148 页。有预览。< Less

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