Ancient China Simplified by Edward Harper Parker

Produced by Steve Schulze, Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. Page images courtesy of Case Western Reserve University Library – Preservation Department ANCIENT CHINA SIMPLIFIED ANCIENT CHINA SIMPLIFIED BY EDWARD HARPER PARKER, M.A., (Manc.) PROFESSOR OF CHINESE AT THE VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER LONDON PREFACE Boswell once remarked to Dr. Johnson that “the