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Medhurst, W. H. (Walter Henry) 1822-1885

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Works: 28 works in 69 publications in 3 languages and 354 library holdings
Genres: Conversation and phrase books  History  Sermons  Sources 
Roles: Author, Publishing director, Translator
Classifications: DS709, 915.1
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Most widely held works about W. H Medhurst
 
Most widely held works by W. H Medhurst
The foreigner in far Cathay by W. H Medhurst( Book )

24 editions published between 1872 and 2010 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Medhust's 1872 book traces his personal impressions of nineteenth-century Chinese society. The author is determined to give a picture of the country and its inhabitants that is realistic and free of the tired clichés often found in contemporary Western accounts of the country. Medhurst engages with a wide spectrum of Chinese traditions and habits: looking at the characteristics of advertising and how Chinese newspapers are run; describing opium-smoking and Chinese burial customs; delving into the relationship between men and women; and sampling the delights of Chinese cuisine. He also writes about the position of foreign citizens in China and focuses on the relationship between China and the Western world. Concerned that the West should show China the respect it deserves, he attempts especially to capture the essence of the Chinese character
China: its state and prospects by Walter Henry Medhurst( Book )

5 editions published between 1838 and 1989 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese dialogues, questions, and familiar sentences : literally rendered into English, with a view to promote commercial intercourse, and to assist beginners in the language by Walter Henry Medhurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1863 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British North Borneo by W. H Medhurst( Book )

6 editions published between 1885 and 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China, seine Zustände und Aussichten in besonderer Rücksicht auf die Verbreitung des Evangeliums by W. H Medhurst( Book )

3 editions published between 1840 and 1848 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zai yuan dong Zhongguo de wai guo ren by W. H Medhurst( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North Borneo; explorations and adventures on the equator by Frank Hatton( Book )

1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curiosities of Street Literature in China. A lecture by W. H Medhurst( Book )

2 editions published in 1871 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chinaman abroad: or, A desultory account of the Malayan Archipelago, particularly of Java by Wang-ta-hai( )

3 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A translated account of Ong-tae-hae's travels in South East Asia at the end of the 18th century, which includes descriptions of the region as well as reflections on Westerners. In his preface the translator points out that Ong-tae-hae's "singular representation ... [of] European habits and manners will perhaps contribute to the amusement of western readers, as serving to show what the Chinese think of foreign nations."
Lun shan e ren si by W. H Medhurst( Book )

3 editions published between 1829 and 1837 in Chinese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on the signification of the Chinese character [Chinese character] E by W. H Medhurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1852 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books of the Thae-Ping Dynasty and the trip of the Hermes to Nanking : also visit of Chas. Taylor to Chin-Keang( )

2 editions published in 1853 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Borneo : appendix( Book )

1 edition published in 1878 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curiosities of street literature in China : a lecture by W. H Medhurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1871 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strictures on the remarks contained in "Papers relating to the Shanghae revision of the Chinese Scriptures." by Walter Henry Medhurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1852 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[History of Java in Chinese ...] by W. H Medhurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1825 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

'The wine question scripturally considered' : a sermon preached at John Street Chapel, Bedford Row, January 30, 1838 by Walter Henry Medhurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1860 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

First report of the Chinese Polytechnic Institution and Reading Rooms, Shanghai : from March 1874 to September 1875 by Shanghai Committee of Chinese Polytechnic Institution and Reading Rooms( Book )

1 edition published in 1875 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Minutes of meeting of Committee of Chinese Polytechnic Institution and Reading Room, held at British Consulate, Thursday, 30th September, 1875
The Chinese as colonists by W. H Medhurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1879 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The foreigner in far Cathay
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Medhurst, W. H. 1822-1885

Medhurst, Walter Henry 1822-1885

Medhurst, Walter Henry 1822-1885 Sir

Medhurst, Walter Henry, Sir, 1822-1885

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