By G Lowes Dickinson
This quantity offers an account of the author’s travels in the course of 1912-13 making specific word of the features of Indian, chinese language and jap societies and the influence upon them of touch with the West. even though unavoidably dated in a few of its perspectives, the quantity still offers an exceptional place to begin for comparisons among East and West and the strengths and weaknesses of the person cultures, be it in politics, literature or the humanities.
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An Essay on the Civilisations of India, China and Japan (Routledge Library Editions: Japan) by G Lowes Dickinson