British Sinologist Herbert A. Giles and His Contributions

  • Lan JiangEmail author
Part of the China Academic Library book series (CHINALIBR)


British sinologist Herbert Allen Giles (1845–1935) was born into a family of letters in Oxford, Britain. He came to China as a student interpreter in the British Embassy in 1867, after passing an examination given by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Office.


Chinese Reference

  1. Zheng Zhenze: 《郑振铎古典文学论文集》, 上海古籍出版社, 2009。Google Scholar

English References

  1. Cranmer-Byng, L. A. (1909). A lute of Jade: Being selections from the classical poets of China. London: John Murray. (Wisdom of the East Series).Google Scholar
  2. Giles, H. A. (1898). 古今诗选/Chinese Poetry in English Verse. London: Bernard Quaritch; Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh.Google Scholar
  3. Giles, H. A. (1901). A History of Chinese Literature. New York & London: D. Appleton and Company.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BeijingChina

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