Chronicles from China

LOST. IN. TRANSLATION. To me, one of the most difficult and even irritating aspects of learning Chinese is learning the ... in Chinese, it has nothing to do with Chinese history or culture, so I tend to resent it as a waste of time.

Chronicles from China

Chronicles from China consists of messages sent by Mitchell Kelner to his mother during the eight years he made his home in China. He left Toronto in January 2007 and died suddenly in Shanghai on July 31st 2015 from a massive heart attack.

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China Chronicles from a Lost Time
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Donald E. MacInnis
Categories: Missionaries
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

"Chronicles from a lost time relates the work of the China missionaries sent by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions to the Shaowu prefecture of north Fujian, a remote mountainous region 200 miles long and 100 miles wide, with a population at the time of over a million.
China Chronicles from a Lost Time
Language: en
Authors: Donald Macinnis
Categories: Missionaries
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07-31 - Publisher: Eastbridge Books

Taken from journals and letters written during the final decades of the Manchu Empire and the chaotic years of revolution and civil war leading up to the War of Resistance (1937-1945), this is the story of the life and work of the Protestant missionaries who opened their first station in
From Burke and Wordsworth to the Modern Sublime in Chinese Literature
Language: en
Pages: 142
Authors: Yi Zheng
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-15 - Publisher: Purdue University Press

This volume presents a historical-textual study about transformations of the aesthetics of the sublime-the literary and aesthetic quality of greatness under duress-from early English Romanticism to the New Poetry Movement in twentieth-century China. Zheng sets up the former and the latter as distinct but historically analogous moments and argues that
Global Precipitations and Climate Change
Language: en
Pages: 466
Authors: Michel Desbois, Francoise Desalmand
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-29 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

In regard to global change, emphasis is generally placed on the increase in global temperature, but large changes in the distribution of precipitation are also likely to occur. Such changes have been redorded in the past by paleoclimatological studies or in the field of climatology. Different approaches to monitoring and
A Vietnamese Family Chronicle
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Nguyen Trieu Dan
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-29 - Publisher: McFarland

The Nguyen of Kim Bai (a village in the Red River delta in Vietnam) traces its ancestry back to at least the 15th century. The region is also considered to be the birthplace of the Vietnamese race (the epic revolt of the Trung sisters against the Chinese occupiers occurred here).