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‘Memoires Concernant l’Histoire’ is a landmark work on Chinese life, collected from numerous Jesuit missionaries. Published in an enormous multi-volume set, this work discusses ancient and modern Chinese law, proverbs, customs, politics, and much, much more. Joseph Amiot was the main collector and contributor to this Chinese survey who included full-page engravings throughout these tomes.

 

This fourth volume is of particular interest – it contains details on Chinese Kung-fu and principles of fighting styles. It also covers the reign of Emperor Kangxi in the mid-17th-century, and an extensive section on Filial Piety (Confucian ethics).

 

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1779 CHINA Confucius Ethics KUNG FU Kangxi Jesuit Missions Chinese Martial Arts

 

‘Memoires Concernant l’Histoire’ is a landmark work on Chinese life, collected from numerous Jesuit missionaries. Published in an enormous multi-volume set, this work discusses ancient and modern Chinese law, proverbs, customs, politics, and much, much more. Joseph Amiot was the main collector and contributor to this Chinese survey who included full-page engravings throughout these tomes.

 

This fourth volume is of particular interest – it contains details on Chinese Kung-fu and principles of fighting styles. It also covers the reign of Emperor Kangxi in the mid-17th-century, and an extensive section on Filial Piety (Confucian ethics).

 

Item number: #16907

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Mémoires concernant l’histoire, les sciences, les arts, les moeurs, les usages, &c. des chinois… tome 4

 

A Paris : Chez Nyon l’ainé libraire, 1779.

 

Details:

  • Collation: complete with all pages
    • [2], iv, 510
    • 7 full-page engravings
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~10.25in X 8in (26cm x 20cm)

 

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16907

Categories

Law & Government

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Authors

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Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete