Village Life in China

Arthur H. Smith

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Village Life in China, A Study in Sociology is a book by American missionary Arthur H. Smith. It was first published in 1899, and contains information about various aspects of nineteenth-century life in China, where the author lived for many years. The first section deals with the institutions of the village, such as the shops, temples, religious societies, schools, theatres, etc. The second section covers family life and explores the structure of the family, and the position of women, men, boys, and girls within it. The one chapter third section is about bringing Christianity to China.

This book has 118,020 words, 182 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1899.

Production notes: This ebook of Village Life in China was published by Global Grey on the 13th April 2022. The artwork used for the cover is 'Magic Lantern Peep Show' by John Thomson.

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