China: Her Life and Her People – Mildred Cable (1946) (1st ed)


China: Her Life and Her People – Mildred Cable (1946) (1st ed)


Title: China: Her Life and Her People

Author: Mildred Cable, Francesca French

Publisher: University of London Press, 1946. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Fair. Slight wear and soiling to cover. Annotations in pencil. Binding tight. With black-and-white plates. App 7.5″ by 5″. 160pp.

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The Middle Kingdom

The Making of a Seaport

China’s Inland Port

A Unique Wall, Canal and Road

The Northern Capital

Reading, Writing and Reckoning

The Hundred Names People

The Riches of the Land

Goods on the Move

Life in North China Villages

Life in South China Villages

Life on the Waterways

Life in Towns

China’s Dependencies

Chinese Inventions

What is that?

Where is it?

A Chinese Who’s Who

Chinese Art and Poetry

Two Chinese Stories

The Religions of China

China at War

How Christianity Came to China (in 3 parts)

Questions for Study-circles

About the authors (from Wikipedia):

Cable and French were stationed in Huozhou, Shanxi, and often traveled in the surrounding area. After 20 years in Huozhou, they believed that the mission should be turned over to Chinese leaders and the three applied to work in relatively unknown, largely Muslim western China. Although there were doubts that women should be assigned to this region, their proposal was accepted in 1923.