Chinese Studies in the West: The Chinese Record

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“Chinese Studies in the West: The Chinese Record” (《中国研究外文旧籍汇刊·中国记录》) consists of reprints of western books about China that are in public domain, with Chinese introductions and translations of the books’ main information. Since the 17th century, many Westerners, including government officials, military personnel, businessmen, missionaries, scholars and travelers, had come to China in modern times for various purposes and carried out various activities. It greatly impacted the development of the Chinese society and left large amount of records about China. The personal experiences of and records left by these Westerners are not only first-hand information on the history of Sino-foreign relations, the spread and influence of western culture in China, and the interaction between Chinese and foreign cultures, but also important resources in the study of all aspects of social life in modern China.

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This is one of the books in the series "Chinese Studies in the West: The Chinese Record," Volume 11 . This series consists of reprints of western books about China in the public domain, with Chinese introductions and translations of the books’ main…

This is one of the books in the series "Chinese Studies in the West: The Chinese Record," Volume 11 . This series consists of reprints of western books about China in the public domain, with Chinese introductions and translations of the books’ main…

This is one of the books in the series "Chinese Studies in the West: The Chinese Record," Volume 11 . This series consists of reprints of western books about China in the public domain, with Chinese introductions and translations of the books’ main…
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