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Author Gamble, Sidney D. (Sidney David), 1890-1966.

Title Peking [electronic resource] : a social survey / conducted under the auspices of the Princeton University Center in China and the Peking Young Men's Christian Association ; by Sidney D. Gamble, assiated by John Stewart Burgess ; foreword by G. Sherwood Eddy and Robert A. Woods.

Imprint Folkestone : Global Oriental, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 538 pages) : illustrations.
Series Global oriental classic reprints ; no. 9
Note Includes index.
Originally published: New York : George H. Doran Company, 1921.
Contents Peking a social survey; foreword; preface; contents; illustrations, maps and diagrams; peking: a social survey; chapter i introduction and conclusions; chapter ii history; chapter iii geography; chapter iv government; chapter v population; chapter vi health; chapter vii education; chapter viii commercial life; chapter ix recreation; chapter x the social evil; chapter xi poverty and philanthropy; chapter xii prisons; chapter xiii teng shih k'ou district1; chapter xiv my nearest neighbors in peking1; chapter xv church survey1; chapter xvi religious work.
Chapter xvii peking community service groupappendices; i: geography; ii: government; iii: population; iv: health; v: education; vi: commercial life; vii: recreation; viii: the social evil; ix: poverty and philanthropy; x: teng shih k'ou district; xi: church survey; xii: religious work; xiii: questionnaires; index.
Summary This survey contains data from questionnaires collected from a cross-section of the local population between September 1918 and December 1919. The result was a comprehensive record of all aspects of life and conditions in the capital - from government, health and education, to commercial life, recreation, poverty and philanthropy.
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Subject Social surveys -- China -- Beijing.
Beijing (China) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Beijing (China) -- Statistics.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Burgess, John Stewart, 1883-1949.
Princeton University Center in China.
Young Men's Christian Association (Beijing, China)
Other Form: Print version: Gamble, Sidney D. (Sidney David), 1890-1966. Peking. Folkestone : Global Oriental, 2011 9781905246830 (OCoLC)740021961
ISBN 9789004217997 (electronic bk.)
9004217991 (electronic bk.)
9781905246830 (hbk.)
1905246838 (hbk.)