Where Half The World Is Waking Up

The Old and the New in Japan, China, the Philippines, and India, Reported With Especial Reference to American Conditions

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Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 84,508 / 251 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.5
LoC Category: DS
Downloads: 407
Added to site: 2009.07.30
mnybks.net#: 24843
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History

Vast changes are in progress, and even as I write this, the revolution in China, foreshadowed in the chapters written by me from that country, is remaking the political life of earth's oldest empire. From Japan to India there is industrial, educational, political ferment. The old order changes, yielding place to the new.

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Agra {xvi} 5000 Rupees for a Wedding Feast The Plight of the Child-wives Cruel Treatment of Widows The Picture Not Wholly Dark One Worthy Tribute to the Grace of Woman.

XXV. More Leaves from an India Notebook 246

Some Historic Indian Cities India No More Homogeneous than Europe English Rule: An Interview with Mr. Krishnaswami Iyer Indian Wealth in a Few Hands 16 Cents a Day an Incredibly High Wage No Horses on Indian Farms Bombay a Great Cotton Market The Story of a Man-eater A Snake Story to End With.

XXVI. What the Orient May Teach Us 261

Conservation the Keynote What Neglect of Her Forests Has Cost China Forestry Lessons from Japan and Korea Conserving Individual Wealth The Essential Immorality of Waste Avoiding the Wastes of War Preserving Our Physical Stamina and Racial Strength A Lesson from China Patriotism as a Moral Force The Coming "Conflict of Color" Oriental vs. Occidental Ideals.

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Count Shige-Nobu Okuma of Japan Frontispiece

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