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THE FAR EAST.

INTRODUCTION.

The Far Eastern question centering in the affairs of China, this list is largely taken up with references to works upon that country.

Works on the history of events leading up to the present situation ’have been noted, or those in any way touching upon the European advance in Asia.

The following notes are exclusively concerned with

CHINA.

History.—The most extensive single work in English is Boulger's History of China, first published in 1881-1884, and revised editions in 1898 and 1900, respectively. Its chief value lies in its detailed account of “European progress in China subsequent to the signing of the treaty of Nankin in 1842, including the Taeping rebellion in all its phases and Gordon's campaign.” The earlier part of his history is drawn mainly from the Jesuit epitomes of the Chinese annalists. The new edition of his Short History has an additional chapter, written by another hand, giving a summary account of the reign of Kwang Su, covering the capture of Pekin.

Douglas's History, forming a volume of the “Story of the nations series,” will give all that the general reader needs.

In Macgowan's "A history of China from the earliest days to the present” recourse has been had to the original authorities. “It is not a compilation gathered from all sources, but a reproduction from the original of the Standard History of China."

Williams's “Middle Kingdom," first published in 1848, constituted for a long time the principal source of information for English readers, and in its revised form is still regarded as a classic.

The Anglo-French expedition to China in 1860 parallels in some measure the memorable march of the allies to Pekin the past summer. Gordon's private diary of his campaign in China was edited by S. Mossman in 1885. See also Gordon's “Recollections of thirty-nine years in the army,” London, 1898. Also lives of Gordon by Boulger, Butler, Hake, and Mossman.

The Journals of Sir James Hope Grant, who commanded the allies in the march to Pekin, edited by Henry Knollys, appeared in London, 1895.

Other English accounts noted in this list are M'Ghee's "How we got to Pekin;" Loch's personal narrative; Sir Garnet Wolseley's “Narrative of the war in China in 1860." The first named was chaplain to the English forces, Loch was secretary at headquarters in Pekin, and Lord Wolseley served as deputy assistant quartermaster-general.

In Poole's “Life of Sir Harry Parkes” will be found an account of the latter's participation in the events at Pekin in 1860-61. Parkes was for a time a prisoner at Pekin and subsequently accompanied Napier in his entrance to the city in October, 1860.

The Earl of Elgin's experiences upon his mission in 1860 at Pekin are related in his "Letters and Journals," London, 1872. Oliphant's “Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's mission” deals with his embassy of 1859.

The French narratives noted in this list are: Chassiron, “Notes sur le Japan, la Chine," etc.; Keroulée, “Un voyage à Pé-kin;" Lavollée, “La Chine contemporaine,” Paris, 1860; “France et Chine,” Paris, 1900; Mutrécy, “Journal de la Campagne de Chine, 1859–60–61," Paris, 1861.

Spielmann, a German writer, has lately published “Die Taiping Revolution in China, 1860-1864."

The later history is dealt with, among others, in Boulger's History; Colquhoun, "China in Transformation;" Eitel, “Europe in China;" Krausse, China in Decay; The Story of the Chinese Crisis; Leroy-Beaulieu, "The awakening of the East;" Norman, Peoples and Politics of the Far East.

Political and economic conditions are discussed in works by Beresford, Brenier, Chirol, Coates, Colquhoun, Curzon, Gorst, Krausse, Leroy-Beaulieu, Marcillac, Parker, Parsons, Reinsch, Smyth, Watson, and Wildman. (See under these names in the body of this list.)

Railroads. This subject is treated by the following writers: Lord Beresford, von Brandt, de Bray, Colquhoun, Fauvel, Glass, Krahmer, Marcillac, Mikhailoff, Perowne, Vladimir. See also important articles in Questions Diplomatiques, vol. 4 (1898); vol. Ý (1899); Engineering Magazine, vol. 16 (Dec., 1898); Forum, vol. 28 (Nov., 1899); Archiv für Eisenbahnwesen (Jan., Feb., 1900).

Russia in the Far East. See the following: Adams, Bookwalter, Boulger, Carol, Cobbold, Colquhoun, Curzon, Krahmer, Krausse, Lebedev, Legras, Leroy-Beaulieu, Norman, Perowne, Reid, Rohrbach, Skrine, Vladimir.

United States in the Far East.–Adams, Boulger, Cailleux, Conant, Giddings, Parsons, Reinsch, Wildman, Dilke, and Wilson, Wu Ting Fang (in Smyth's The Crisis in China).

The social life of China can be studied in Douglas's “Society in China,” Little's "Intimate China," Macgowan's “Pictures of China,” Moule's “New China and old,” Smith's "Chinese Characteristics” (which the Edinburgh Review calls “the most brilliant book ever written on the subject”). See also his Village life in China.

Iravel.--Recent works are Bishop's “The Yangtze Valley and beyond,” Cumming's “Wanderings in China," Little's “Through the Yang-tse gorges," Plauchut's “ China and the Chinese,” Scidmore’s “China."

Missions. -For this subject see works of Barrows, Beach, Edkins, Gundry, Johnston, Michie, Smyth, Speer, Stott.

Periodicals.-The following periodicals are devoted to the affairs of the Far East: Customs Gazette, Shanghai; China Review; Chinese Recorder; Imperial and Asiatic quarterly review; Journal Asiatique, Journal of the China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society; Toung Pao, Leyden; Desterreichische Monatsschrift für den Orient, Vienna; Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft, Leipzig.

For accounts of the events of last summer recourse must be had in the main to current periodicals. The siege of the legations is described by Sir Robert Hart in the Fortnightly Review for November and the Cosmopolitan for December. The Century for December contains an article on the march of the allies by a member of the expedition. An important article is “The siege of the Pekin legation,by Dr. Morrison, originally published in the London Times and reprinted in the Living Age for the latter part of November and the first part of December. McClure's for November and the Outlook for the latter part of the same month contain diaries of the siege kept by women who were prisoners in Pekin.

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“COMMERCIAL RELATIONS”—“OPEN DOOR”—“SPHERES OF INFLUENCE.”

Adams, Brooks. America's economic supremacy. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1900. 222 pp. 12o. Contents: The Spanish

war and the equilibrium of the world; The new struggle for life among nations; England's decadence in the West Indies;

Natural selection in literature; The decay of England; Russia's interest in China. Bard, E. Les Chinois chez eux. Paris: A. Colin, 1900. (4), 360 pp. 12o. “The author, a merchant in China, describes more especially

agriculture, finances, money, and other economic aspects.” Barrows, John Henry. The Christian conquest of Asia. Studies and personal observations of Oriental religions. New York: Charles

Scribner's Sons, 1899. xvii, (1), 258 pp. 12o. (Morse lectures of 1898.) Chapter VII: Confucianism and the awakening

of China. Chapter VIII: Success of Asiatic missions; America's responsibility to the Orient. Beach, Harlan P. Dawn on the hills of Tang; or, missions in China. New York: Student volunteer movement for foreign missions,

1898. xviii, 181 pp. Frontispiece. Folded map. 12o. Beresford, Lord Charles. The break-up of China. With an account of its present commerce, currency, waterways, armies, railways,

politics, and future prospects. With portraits and maps. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1899. xxii, 491 pp.

Folded maps. 8°. Bishop, Isabella L. Bird. The Yangtse Valley and beyond. An account of journeys in China, chiefly in the province of Sze-Chwan and

among the Man-tze of the Somo territory. With map and 116 illustrations. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1900. 8°.

Reviewed in Spectator, January, 1900, under the title "Spheres of influence in China.” Bookwalter, John W. Siberia and Central Asia. Springfield, Ohio, 1900. xxxi, 548 pp. Illustrations. 8°. “With regard to Russian

expansion, like Mr. Cobbold, Mr. Bookwalter dwells on the fact that she makes her way by subtlety rather than by force; and on the whole, after reading the book, we are confirmed in the impression that all immediate prospects are in favor of

peace.” Boulger, Demetrius C. Central Asian questions. Essays on Afghanistan, China, and Central Asia. With portrait and maps. London:

T. Fisher Unwin, 1885. xvi, 457 pp. 8°. - Central Asian questions. Essays on Afghanistan, China, and Central Asia. With portrait and maps. London: T. Fisher

Unwin, 1885. xvi, 457 pp. 8°.
England and Russia in Central Asia. With two maps and appendices (one map being the latest Russian official map of Central

Asia). London: W. H. Allen & Co., 1879. 2 vols. 8°.
The history of China. New and revised edition, with portraits and maps. London: W. Thacker & Co., 1898. 2 vols. 8°.
Same. A new edition, revised and brought up to date. Containing chapters on the recent concessions to the European powers.

Illustrated with portraits and maps. London: W. Thacker & Co., 1900. 2 vols. 8°.
The life of Gordon. * * * With portrait. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1896. 2 vols. Plates. 8°.
The life of Sir Stamford Raffles. With portraits, maps, and illustrations. London: H. Marshall & Son, 1899. XV, (1), 403 pp.

8o. Malacca, pp. 58–83; The Java expedition, pp. 81–124; The conquest of Java, pp. 125–154; The British administration of
Java, pp. 155–217; Sumatra, pp. 263-291; The founding of Singapore, pp. 292–346.*“Among the men who have established
the political and commercial power of this country in the seas of India and China, no one would deny a foremost place to

Stamford Raffles."
A short history of China. An account for the general reader of an ancient empire and people. A new edition, with an

additional chapter continuing the history from 1890 to date. London: Gibbings & Co., 1900. (6), 436 pp. 8o. Pages 356–373
contain “How China is governed.” The “Reign of Kwangsu, 1890–1900” (pp. 374a-3741), said to be written “by a competent

authority.” Brandt, M. von. Industrielle und Eisenbahn-Unternehmungen in China. Mit einer Kartenskizze. Berlin: Reimer, 1899. 121-140

pp. 8o. (Deutsche Kolonial-Gesellschaft. Verhandlungen, 1898–99. Heft 4.) Bray, Ferdinand de. La Chine et ses besoins au point de vue de l'utilisation des Belges, de leur capitaux et de leur industrie. Louvain:

Polleunis et Centerick, 1898. xvi, 60 pp. Map. 8o. Note:—The map shows a scheme for a railway system for China. Brenier, Henri. La mission Lyonnaise d'exploration commerciale en Chine. 1895–1897. Lyons, 1898. xxxvi, 386–470 pp. 8o. “Of

all the commercial missions to which the immediate prospect of the development of the resources of China by modern methods has recently given rise, the most fully equipped and that with the most extensive and elaborate programme is that organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Lyons, and the report published by the director of this mission, Mr. Henri Brenier, is of

corresponding interest and value.” Bray, Ferdinand de. La Chine et ses besions au point de vue de l'utilisation des Belges, de leurs capitaux et de leur industrie.

Louvain: Polleunis & Centerick, 1898. xvi, 60 pp. Map 8°. Note: The map shows a scheme for a railway system for

China. Brenier, Henri. La mission lyonnaise d'exploration commerciale en Chine, 1895–1897. Avec cartes, plans, et gravures d'après les

documents rapportés par la mission. Lyons: A. Rey et Cie., 1898. xxxvi, 386, 473 pp. 4°. Contents: 1re partie. Récits de voyages. 2me partie. Rapports commerciaux. “Of all the commercial missions to which the immediate prospect of the development of the resources of China by modern methods has recently given rise, the most fully equipped and that with the most extensive and elaborate programme is that organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Lyons, and the report publishep

by the director of this mission, Mr. Henri Brenier, is of corresponding interest and value.” Bretschneider, E. History of European botanical discoveries in China. London: S. Low, Marston & Co., 1898. 2 vols. 4o. “Dr.

Bretschneider's present magnum opus is by no means a mere botanical work, as its name would seem to imply, but also a
magnificent political and geographical record of all that Europeans have ever done in China, from Marco Polo down to Mr.
G. M. H. Playfair, and there is hardly any subject connected with the Far East, but what accurate light is shed upon it by
the dates, data, itineraries, geographical details, commercial notes, and other information furnished by the industrious and
scrupulously painstaking author, than whom there is no one in the sinological field more worthy of absolute confidence.”
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-neou: le rôle de la terre en Corée: L'intervention de l'Allemaøna a Wine

Busley, C. Der Kampf um den ostasiatischen Handel. Mit einer Karte und 18 Tabellen. Berlin: 1897. 195–244 pp. (Deutsche

Kolonial-Gesellschaft. Verhandlungen, 1896–97. Heft 6.) Cailleux, E. La question chinoise aux États-Unis et dans les possessions des puissances européennes. Paris: A. Rousseau, 1898. xiii,

277 pp. 8o. Carli, Mario. Il Ce-Kiang; studio geografico-economico. Roma, 1899. XX, 278 pp. 89. “Bien qu'il soit une simple compilation, ce

volume par l'abondance des faits qu'il contient, apporte une contribution importante à la connaissance d'une province assez ignorée du Céleste empire. Après une introduction historique sur les rapports de la Chine avec l'Europe, l'auteur décrit la province de Tchékiang, qui aurait du, après la demande de cession à bail de la baie de San Moun, constituer la zone d'influence réservée à l'Italie en vue du partage de la Chine. L'auteur traite de l'orographie, de l'hydrographie, des voies de communications, des produits, etc.“It opens with an introduction (pp. 1–71) giving an account of Chinese relations with the

Western world, and latterly Japan, from the time of the first Portuguese expedition in 1516." Carol, Jean. Colonisation russe: les deux routes du Caucase; notes d'une touriste. Paris: Hatchette et Cie., 1899. xl, 311 pp. Illus

trations. Maps. sm. 8°. Chang-Chih-Tung. China's only hope. An appeal by her greatest viceroy. Translated from the Chinese edition by Samuel L. Wood

bridge. Introduction by Griffith John. New York, etc.; F. H. Revell Company, 1900. (2), 151 pp. 12°. Chassiron, Charles de, Baron. Notes sur le Japon, la Chine et l'Inde, 1858, 1859, 1860. Paris: E. Dentu, 1861. xi, 359 pp. Plates.

Maps. Plans. 8°. La Chine. Expansion des grands puissances en Extrême-Orient (1895–1898). Paris: R. Chapelot & Cie., 1889. viii, 223 pp. Folded

map. 8°. Contents: 1. Géographie économique de la Chine; Description économique des provinces chinoises; Statistique économique de la Chine. 2. Rapports de la Chine avec les grandes puissances de 1894 à 1898; L'Europe au traité de Simonosaki; Les premiers progrès de lo Russie en Chine et en Corée; L'intervention de l'Allemagne à Kiao-tchéou; Les conséquences de l'occupation de Kiao-tchéou: Le rôle de la France. 3. L'exploitation du marché chinois; Les concessions obtenues par les étrangers en Chine; L'exploitation économique de la Chine; La pénétration des provinces méridionales par l'Indo-Chine

française; Conclusion; Le partage éventuel de l'empire chinois. With folded map; carte économique de la Chine. Chirol, V. The Far Eastern question. London: Macmillan & Co., 1896. viii, (4), 196 pp. Plates. 2 folded maps. 8°. The Chronicle and directory for China, Japan, Corea, Indo-China * * * for 1900. Hongkong: Printed at the “Daily PressOffice,

1900. 8o. Coates, - China and the open door. Bristol: Taylor & Hawkins, 1899. 8°. Cobbold, Ralph P. Innermost Asia; travel and sport in the Pamirs, with map and illustrations. London: Heinemann, 1900. xvii,

354 pp. Portrait. 8o. Contains a Bibliography of innermost Asia, p. 346. “In Mr. Cobbold's opinion, the destiny of Afghanistan is to be absorbed, and to be divided between the rival empires, though if the reigning Ameer is succeeded by a son of his own mould, the inevitable crisis will be deferred. To sum up his political survey, what chiefly struck him in his travels in innermost Asia was 'the barbarous insistance of the Russian Government system, the brilliant success which invariably attends Russian aims, and the puerile weakness of the British Government in the protecting of the country's

interests."" Colquhoun, Archibald Ross. China in transformation. With frontispiece, maps, and diagrams. New York and London: Harper &

Brothers, 1898. ix (1), 382 pp. Plate. Folded maps. 8°. - Overland to China. With maps, illustrations, and diagrams. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1900. xi, (1), 464

pp. Plates. Portrait. Colored maps. 8°.
The problem in China and British policy. London: P. S. King, 1900. 50 pp. Map. 8o.
Russia against India: the struggle for Asia. With special maps. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1900. vii, (3) 246 pp. 12o.

“This contribution of Mr. Colquhoun to the discussion of the Eastern question is primarily designed for English readers; but
since, in the author's view, British interests in India are closely bound up with the interests of the whole Anglo-Saxon race,
the topics that he treats will not be without interest to American readers. At any rate, the book will be helpful in clearing

away the mistiness of the whole Eastern situation.” Conant, Charles A. The United States in the Orient. The nature of the economic problem. New York: Houghton, Miffin & Co.,

1900. (2), x, 237 pp. 8°. Cordes, H. Handelsstrassen und Wasserverbindungen von Hankau nach dem Inneren von China. Berlin: E. S. Mittler &

21 pp. Map. 4°, . Cumming, Constance F. Gordon, Wanderings in China. Illustrated by the author. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburg and

London, 1900. vi, (2), 528 pp. Plates (photogravures). Folded map. 8°. Curtis, William Eleroy. The Yankees of the East. Sketches of modern Japan, New York: Stone & Kimball, 1896. 2 vols. Plates

(photogravures). 12o. Curzon, George Nathaniel, Baron. Russia in Central Asia in 1889 and the Anglo-Russian question. With appendices, maps, illustrations,

and an index. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1889. xxiv, 477 pp. 8°. - Problems of the Far East. Japan-Korea-China. New and revised edition. New York, London, and Bombay: Longmans,

Green & Co., 1896. xxiv, 4.4 pp. Plates. Portrait. Folded map. 8o. Dennys, Nicholas B., editor. The treaty ports of China and Japan. A complete guide to the open ports of those countries. With 29

maps and plans. London: Trübner, 1867. viii, (2), 668, (2), xxvi pp. 8°. Diósy, Arthur. The new Far East. With 12 illustrations from special designs by Kubota Beison of Tokio. London: Capell & Co.,

1899. xvi, 374 pp. 8o. “This is a brilliantly written history of new Japan, containing much instructive information on the

affairs of the Far East.”

Same. 2d edition. London: Cassell & Co., 1900. 388 pp. 8o.
Douglas, R. K. China. Revised and enlarged. With many illustrations and an index. Chicago, New York: The Werner Company,

1895. 604 pp. Plates (woodcuts). 12o.
China. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1899. 8o. (Story of the Nations.)
Li Hung Chang. London: Bliss, Sands & Foster, 1895. 251 pp. Portraits. 12o. (Public men of to-day.)

Society in China. With 22 illustrations. London: A. D. Innes & Co., 1894. xvi, 415 pp. Plates. 8°.
Driault, Édouard. Les problèmes politiques et sociaux à la fin du XIXe siècle. Paris: F. Alcan, 1900. 338 pp. 8o. (Bibliothèque

d'histoire contemporaine.) Contents: La question d'Alsace-Lorraine. La question romaine: le pape, le roi, le peuple. La question d'Autriche-Hongrie. La question ottomane. La Méditerrannée. La Mer Rouge: Égypte et Abyssinie. * Le partage de l'Afrique. L'Asie antérieure. L'Asie centrale. La question chinoise. Les États-Unis. La triple alliance. L'alliance

franco-russe. Les grandes puissances et le partage du monde. Les conflits el la paix. La société: église et science. Edkins, Joseph. Religion in China. A brief account of the three religions. 3d edition (revised and enlarged). London: Trübner,

1884. xvi, 260 pp. 8o.
La religion en Chine. Exposé des trois religions des Chinois, suivi d'observations sur l'état actuel et l'avenir de la propaganda

chrétienne parmi ce peuple. Traduit de l'anglais, avec autorisation de l'auteur, par L. de Milloué. (In Annales du Musée
Guimet, vol. 4, pp. 61-311. Paris, 1882. 4o.)

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Egerton, H. E. Sir Stamford Raffles. England in the Far East. London: Unwin, 1900. XX, 290 pp. Frontispiece. Maps. 8o.

(Builders of Greater Britain.) Eitel, E. J. Europe in China. The history of Hongkong from the beginning to 1882. London: Luzac, 1895. vii (3), 575, xiii pp. 8°. Fauvel, A. A. Les chemins de fer chinois. Travail d'organisation. (In Questions diplomatiques et coloniales, 3e année, pp. 459, 468.

Dec. 15, 1899.) Favier, Alphonse. Péking. Histoire et description. Ouvrage orné de 524 gravures anciennes et nouvelles, reproduites ou executées

par des artistes chinois d'après les plus précieux documents. Bruxelles: Desclée de Brouwer et Cie., 1900. 416 pp. Sm. 4°. Franzius, G. Kiautschou. Deutschlands Erwerbung in Ostasien. 7. Aufl. Berlin: A. Schall [1900]. (8), 142 pp. Plates. 8°. Fraser, Mary Crawford. Letters from Japan. A record of modern life in the island empire. New York and London: The Macmillan

Company, 1899. 2 vols. Illustrations. 8°. Giddings, Franklin Henry. Democracy and empire. With studies of their pyschological, economic, and moral foundations. New

York: The Macmillan Company, 1900. x, 363 pp. 8o. Pages, 267–290 argue for Anglo-Saxon alliance; also contain a dis

cussion of the commercial advantages of the East. Glass, J. G. H. Report on the concessions of the Pekin Syndicate, Limited, in the provinces of Shansi and Honan, China, with estimates

of cost of railways and other works necessary for their development: Pekin, 1899. 174 pp. Map. 4o. "A comprehensive report on the resources of the territories for the commercial exploitation of which the Pekin Syndicate has obtained a

concession from the Chinese Government." Gordon, Sir Charles Alexander. Recollections of thirty-nine years in the army. Gwalior and the battle of Maharajpore, 1843; the

Gold Coast of Africa, 1847–48; the Indian mutiny, 1857–58; the expedition to China, 1860-61; the siege of Paris, 1870–71, etc.

London: Schwan Sonnenschien & Co., 1898. viii, 320 pp. Portrait. 8o. Gorst, Harold E. China. On the economic resources of China, and the present political and commercial conditions of the country.

(“The Imperial Interest Library,” edited by Hamish Hendry.) London: Sands & Co., 1899. XX, 300 pp. Map and illustrations. 12o. “Mr. Gorst has produced a very readable book, and has certainly succeeded in showing up very clearly some of the chief points in the political problems which present themselves to us, now that up-to-date events have altered

the bearings of the general outlook in the Far East.”' Grant, Sir James Hope. Journals (1841-1875], with selections from correspondence. Edited by Lieut. Col. Henry Knollys. London:

Blackwood, 1894. 2 vols. Portrait. Map. 8°. Gundry, R. S. China present and past. Foreign intercourse, progress,, and resources; the missionary question, etc. With map.

London: Chapman & Hall, 1895. xxxi (1), 414 pp. 80. Hake, A. Egmont. The story of Chinese Gordon. With portraits and maps. 9th edition. London: Remington & Co., 1884. (8),

407 pp. 8o. Hausmann, Auguste. Voyage en Chine, Cochinchine, Inde et Malaisie. Paris: G. Olivier, 1847. 3 vols. 8°. Contents: Part I (vols.

1, 2), Voyage. Part II (vol. 3), Commerce de la Chine. Hesse-Wartegg, E. V: China und Japan; Erlebnisse, Studien, Beobachtungen auf einer Reise um die Welt. Mitt 44 Vollbildern, 132

im Text gedruckten Abbildungen. Leipzig: J. J. Weber, 1897. vii, 508 pp. Map. 8o.
Same. 2te vermehrte Auflage. Leipzig: J. L. Weber, 1900. 8°.
Schantung und Deutsch-China. Von Kiautschau ins Hinterland Land von China und vom Jangtsekiang nach Pekin im Jahre

1898. Mit 145 in den Text gedruckten und 27 Tafel-Abbildungen, 6 Beilagen und 3 Karten. Leipzig: J. J. Weber, 1898.

vii, 264 pp. 8o.

Siam, das Reich des weiszen Elefantes. Leipzig, 1899. 252 pp. Plates. Illustrations. Maps. Howorth, Henry H. History of the Mongols from the 9th to the 19 century. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1876-1888. 3 parts

in 4 volumes. Folded maps. 8°. Part I. The Monguls proper and the Kalmuks. Part II. The so-called Tartars of Russia

and Central Asia. Part III. The Mongols of Persia. Huc, Evariste Régis. The Chinese empire: forming a sequel to the work entitled “Recollections of a journey through Tartary and

Thibet.” London: Longmans, etc., 1855. 2 vols. Folded Map. 8°. Jenks, Jeremiah W. English colonial fiscal systems in the Far East. (In Essays in colonial finance, by the members of the American

economic association. August, 1900, pp. 263-303. New York [1900]. 8o.) Johnston, James. China and Formosa. The story of a successful mission. With many illustrations prepared for the work, and four

maps. London: Hazell, Watson & Viney, 1898. xvi, 400 pp. 12o.
China and its future, in the light of the antecedents of the empire, its people, and their institutions. London: E. Stock, 1899.

ix, 180 pp. Illustrations. 8°. Keroulée, Georges de. Un voyage à Pé-Kin. Souvenirs de-éxpédition de Chine. Paris: P. Brunet, 1861. vii, (1), 319 pp. 18°. Kiatschou-Gebiet. Das deutsche Kiautschou-Gebeit un seine Bevölkerung. Kartenkrokis und statistische Tabellen. * * * Veröff

entlicht auf Veranlassung des Reichs-Marine-Amts. Berlin: D. Reimer, 1900. 68 pp. Colored plates. Krahmer, G. Russland in Asien. Leipzig: Zuckschwerdt, 1897–1899. 4 vols. Plates. Maps. 8o. Contents: V. 1: Transkaspien

und seine Eisenbahn, von O. Heyfelder. V. 2: Russland in Mittel-Asien. V. 3: Sibirien und die grosse sibirische Eisen

bahn. V. 4: Russland in Ost-Asien. Krausse, Alexis. China in decay. A handbook to the Far Eastern question. With 6 maps and 21 illustrations. London: Chapman &

Hall, 1898. ix, (1), 400 pp. 8°.
China in decay. The story of a disappearing empire. 3d edition. With 5 maps and 15 illustrations. London: Chapman &

Hall, 1900. xiv, (2), 418 pp. Plates. Portraits. 8°. “ The present issue of 'China in Decay' has been thoroughly over-
hauled and revised, and contains a considerable amount of added matter. It includes a record of the recent events in China
down to the reported fall of the legations, and will be found to contain all that is requisite to insure a complete understanding

of the present crisis in China."
Russia in Asia. A record and a study, 1558–1899. With 12 maps. London: G. Richards. 428 pp. 8o.
The story of the Chinese crisis. Specially prepared map, plan of Peking. London: Cassell, 1900. 246 pp. 8o.
The Far East: Its history and its question. London: Richards, 1900. 372 pp. 8°. “The Far East” is, as far as some three or

four hundred pages permit, a complete account of the history of the Oriental Asiatic world in its relations with Western civili-
zation, with an examination of the existing factors in the Far Eastern question, and a statement of the evidence bearing upon
the subject. The appendices to the book are particularly useful for reference, as they include a chronology of the history of the

Far East, the text of the more important treaties and conventions, and furnish a bibliography of authorities on the Far East. Layollée, Charles Hubert. La Chine contemporaine. Paris: Lévy, 1860. x, 362 pp. 8°.

France et Chine. I. Traité de Whampoa, 1844. II. Expédition de 1860 contre la Chine. Paris: Plon, 1900. 8o. « Ce livre

comprend la correspondance diplomatique de M. de Lagréné, qui conclut en 1844 le premier traité entre la France et la Chine; puis le récit de l'expédition franco-anglaise qui, en 1860, pénétra jusque dans Pékin. L'auteur est un des rare survivants de la mission de M. de Lagréné, qui vista de 1844 à 1846 les principales contrées de l'Extrême-Orient. Il contient des documents très précieux à consulter au milieu des difficultés des heure présente; il éclaire spécialement d'une façon très sûre, le fond des idées de la Chine, ses moeurs, ses traditions, son état d'âme.”

ported fall contains a consid ortraits. 80.0

Layollée, Charles Hubert. La maite de Whampoa, 1844. II. Eapene, qui conclut en 1844 le premiante

Lebedev, V. T. Russes et Anglais en Asie centrale. Vers l'Inde. Esquisse militaire statistique et stratégique. Prejet de campagile

russe. Traduit du russe par le capitaine du génie breveté cazalas. Avec 4 croquis et 1 carte. Paris: Chapelot, 1900. 247

pp. 12o. Legge, James. The religions of China. Confucianism and Taoism described and compared with Christianity. London: Hodder &

Stoughton, 1880. ix, (1), 310 pp. 12o. Legge, W. A handbook to Hong Kong; being a popular guide to the various places of interest in the colony for the use of tourists. Hong

Kong: Kelly & Walsh, 1893. 8°. Legras, J. La Sibérie. Paris: Armand Colin & Cie., 1899. xvii, 384 pp. Illustrations. Map. 16o. Leroy-Beaulieu, P. Lá rénovation de l'Asie (Sibérie, Chine, Japon). Paris: Armand Colin & Cie., 1900. xxvii, 483 pp. 16o.

L'ouvrage de M. Pierre Leroy-Beaulieu, ‘La rénovation de l'Asie (Sibérie, Chine, Japon),' a eu un grand succès. Les pages
où le jeune voyageur a jugé avec tant de clairvoyance les pays d'Extrême-Orient, qu'il a études sur place, ont fait, non seule-
ment en France, mais à l'étranger, la plus vive impression. En trois mois la première édition de cet ouvrage a été épuisée; la
deuxième vient de paraître, avec une nouvelle préface, chez l'éditeur Colin ... En même temps, l'on en prépare une traduction
anglaise et une traduction allemande.”—L'Economiste française. "M. Leroy-Beaulieu, in his interesting work, ‘La rénovation
de l'Asie’, deals with the Japanese question at some length. His book is doubly interesting because it is the first serious
contribution to the discussion of the Far Eastern question by a French writer, and because, like Mr. Colquhoun's book, it

regards the Chinese problem not as an isolated fact, but as part of a vast evolution.”
The awakening of the East: Siberia, Japan, China. [Translated by Richard Davey.] With a preface by Henry Norman. New

York: McClure, 1900. xxvii, (1), 298, (1), pp. 12o.
Little, A. J. Through the Yang-tse gorges; trade and travel in western China. 3d revised edition. London: Low, 1898. 340 pp.

Plates. Map. 8o. Little, Alice E. N. B. Intimate China. The Chinese as I have seen them. With illustrations. London: Hutchinson & Co., 1889.

XV, (1), 615 pp. L. 8o. Loch, Henry Brougham, Lord. Personal narrative of occurrences during Lord Elgin's second embassy to China in 1860. 3d edition.

London: J. Murray, 1900. xii, 185 pp. Illustrations. Map. 89. It has been truly said that in the last few months our prestige in the Far East has suffered more than in the whole period since 1895; and what it was forty years ago can only be realized by reading such books as Sir Henry Loch's “Narrative of Events in China." He speaks throughout in measured language of what Britain must do, and hardly mentions other powers. How are the mighty fallen! We have now neither the confidence of the Chinese nor the friendship of the other powers to rely on. There are certain moves in the game, however, which would be advantageous to us, and might at the same time meet with the approval, not only of some of the

great powers, but of a section of China. We must play off one force against another.” M'Ghee, R. J. L. How we got to Pekin. A narrative of the campaign in China of 1860. With illustrations. London: R. Bentley,

1862. xii, 365 pp. Plates. 8°. Macgowan, J. A history of China from the earliest days down to the present. London: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1897. ix,

(1), 622 pp. Folded map. 8°. - Pictures of southern China. With seventy-seven illustrations. London: Religious tract society, 1897. 320 pp. Plates. 8°. Mahan, A. T. The problem of Asia and its effect upon international policies. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1900. xxvi, 233 pp.

Folded map. 12o. Marcillac, Jean de. La Chine qui s'ouvre. Paris: Perrin et Cie., 1900. xi, 308 pp. 8o. Contents: La guerre sino-japonaise et la

pénétration étrangère en Chine de 1894 à 1897. L'affaire de Kiao-Tcheou et le protectorat religieux en Chine. La France et la question d'Extrême-Orient en 1900. Appendices: 1. Les chemins de fer en Chine. 2. La question de la concession

française à Chang-haï. 3. L'extension de Hong-Kong. Cartes et plans. Martin, R. Montgomery, China; political, commercial, and social; in an official report to Her Majesty's Government. London: James

Madden, 1847. 2 vols. Folded maps and tables. 8°. Martin, W. A. P. A. cycle of Cathay, or China south and north, with personal reminiscences. With illustrations and map. New York:

Fleming H. Revell Company, 1896. 464 pp. Plates. 8°. Matignon, J.J. Superstition, crime et misère en Chine. Paris: Masson, 1899. XXX, 383 pp. Plates. 8°. (Bibliothèque de criminol

ogie, XXI.) “Cet ouvrage, écrit par le médecin aide-major attaché à la légation de France à Pékin, présente, en raison des événements actuels, un intérêt tout particulier. Les observations du Dr. Matignon sont une véritable révélation de l'âme chinoise. Elles font entrer dans un milieu qui n'avient été jusqu'ici que superficiellement décrit.” “Le livre est d'un

observateur pénétrant et équitable.”—L. Raveneau. Michie, Alexander. China and Christianity. Boston: Knight & Millet, 1900. xiv, (2), 232 pp. 12o. - The Englishman in China in the Victorian era, as illustrated in the life of Sir Rutherford Alcock, many years consul and minister

in China and Japan. With illustrations, portraits, and maps. London: Blackwood, 1900. 2 vols. 8°. Mitford, A. B. Freeman. The attaché at Peking. London: Macmillan & Co., 1900. 264 pp. 8°. Monnier, M. Le tour d'Asie. L'empire du milieu. Paris: Plon, 1899. (6), 373 pp. Engravings. Plan. Map. go. “The main

part of the work is taken up by M. Monnier's travels in China, beginning with Tientsin and its 800,000 inhabitants.” “Regards

China as a poor market for European goods." Morris, J. Advance Japan; a nation thoroughly in earnest. London: W. H. Allen & Co., 1895. xix, (1), 443 pp. Plates (woodcuts). 8o.

- What will Japan do? A forecast. London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1898. 198 pp. 8°. Morrison, G. E. An Australian in China, being the narrative of a quiet journey across China to British Burma. London, 6. Cox,

1895. xii, 299 pp. Plates (photogravures). Folded maps. 8°. Mossman, Samuel. General Gordon's private diary of his exploits in China; amplified. With portraits and map. London: Sampson

Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1885. xiv, (1), 302 pp. 12o. Moule, Arthur E. New China and old. Personal recollections of thirty years. With 31 illustrations. London: Seelcy & Co., 1891.

xii, 312 pp. Plates (woodcuts). 12o. Mutrécy, Charles de. Journal de la campagne de Chine, 1859–1860-1861 . .. précédé d'une préface de Jules Noriac. Paris: A. Bour

dilliat et Cie., 1861. 2 vols. 8°. Navarra, B. China und die Chinesen. Bremen: Max Noessler, 1900. 8°. Negrioni, M. J. L. de. Souvenirs de la campagne de Chine. Paris: Renou et Maulde, 1864. 231 pp. 8o. Norman. Henry. The peoples and politics of the Far East; travels and studies in the British, French, Spanish, and Portuguese colonies.

Siberia, China, Japan, Korea, Siam, and Malaya. With 60 illustrations and 4 maps. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1895. xvi,

608 pp. 8o. Oliphant, Laurence. Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's mission to China and Japan in the years 1857, '58, '59. With illustrations from

original drawings and photographs. William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1859. 2 vols. Plates (colored

lithographs). Folded maps. 8°.
Same. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1860. 645 pp. Plates (colored frontispiece). 8o.

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