Court Life in China: The Capital, Its Officials and People
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Court Life in China: The Capital, Its Officials and People

By Isaac Taylor Headland
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  • COURT LIFE IN CHINA
  • THE CAPITAL ITS OFFICIALS AND PEOPLE
    • By
  • ISAAC TAYLOR HEADLAND
    • Professor in the Peking University
      • ISAAC TAYLOR HEADLAND'S THREE BOOKS THAT "LINK EAST AND WEST" Court Life in China: The Capital Its Officials and People. The Chinese Boy and Girl Chinese Mother Goose Rhymes
    • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
    • I
    • The Empress Dowager—Her Early Life
    • I
    • THE EMPRESS DOWAGER—HER EARLY LIFE
    • II
    • The Empress Dowager—Her Years of Training
    • II
    • THE EMPRESS DOWAGER—HER YEARS OF TRAINING
    • III
    • The Empress Dowager—As a Ruler
    • III
    • THE EMPRESS DOWAGER—AS A RULER
    • IV
    • The Empress Dowager—As a Reactionist
    • IV
    • THE EMPRESS DOWAGER—AS A REACTIONIST
    • V
    • The Empress Dowager—As a Reformer
    • V
    • THE EMPRESS DOWAGER—AS A REFORMER
    • VI
    • The Empress Dowager—As an Artist
    • VI
    • THE EMPRESS DOWAGER—AS AN ARTIST
    • VII
    • The Empress Dowager—As a Woman
    • VII
    • THE EMPRESS DOWAGER-AS A WOMAN
    • VIII
    • Kuang Hsu—His Self-Development
    • VIII
    • KUANG HSU—HIS SELF-DEVELOPMENT
    • IX
    • Kuang Hsu—As Emperor and Reformer
    • IX
    • KUANG HSU—AS EMPEROR AND REFORMER
    • X
    • Kuang Hsu—As a Prisoner
    • X
    • KUANG HSU—AS A PRISONER
    • XI
    • Prince Chun—The Regent
    • XI
    • PRINCE CHUN—THE REGENT
    • XII
    • The Home of the Court—The Forbidden City
    • XII
    • THE HOME OF THE COURT—THE FORBIDDEN CITY
    • XIII
    • The Ladies of the Court
    • XIII
    • THE LADIES OF THE COURT
    • XIV
    • The Princesses—Their Schools
    • XIV
    • THE PRINCESSES—THEIR SCHOOLS[1]
    • XV
    • The Chinese Ladies of Rank
    • XV
    • THE CHINESE LADIES OF RANK[2]
    • XVI
    • The Social Life of the Chinese Woman
    • XVI
    • THE SOCIAL LIFE OF THE CHINESE WOMAN
    • XVII
    • The Chinese Ladies—Their Ills
    • XVII
    • THE CHINESE LADIES—THEIR ILLS[4]
    • XVIII
    • The Funeral Ceremonies of a Dowager Princess
    • XVIII
    • THE FUNERAL CEREMONIES OF A DOWAGER PRINCESS[5]
    • XIX
    • Chinese Princes and Officials
    • XIX
    • CHINESE PRINCES AND OFFICIALS
    • XX
    • Peking—The City of the Court
    • XX
    • PEKING—THE CITY OF THE COURT
    • XXI
    • The Death of Kuang Hsu and the Empress Dowager
    • XXI
    • THE DEATH OF KUANG HSU AND THE EMPRESS DOWAGER
    • XXII
    • The Court and the New Education
    • XXII
    • THE COURT AND THE NEW EDUCATION
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