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Notes on 'Chinese Culture', circa 1851

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 28/5

Scope and Contents

Undated notes in Parkes' hand taken from the paper 'Chinese Culture, or Remarks on the Causes of the Peculiarities of the Chinese' by Samuel Brown, which was read before the American Oriental Society on 17 October 1850, and published in the 'Journal of the American Oriental Society', vol. 2, 1851, pp. 169-206.


  • Creation: circa 1851


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