Author:John Macgowan (1835-1922)

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John Macgowan

Belfast-born missionary to China with the London Missionary Society, helped to found the Natural Foot Society


  • English and Chinese Dictionary of the Amoy Dialect (1883) (external scan)
  • Christ or Confucius, Which? or, The Story of the Amoy Mission (1889) (external scan)
  • A History of China from the Earliest Days Down to the Present (1897) (external scan)
  • Pictures of Southern China (1897) (external scan)
  • The Imperial History of China: being a history of the Empire as compiled by the Chinese historians (1906) (external scan)
  • Sidelights on Chinese Life (1907) (external scan)
  • Lights and Shadows of Chinese Life (1909) (external scan)
  • Chinese Folk-Lore (1910) (external scan)
  • Chinese Folk-Lore Tales (1910) (external scan)
  • Men and Manners of Modern China (1912) (external scan)
  • How England saved China (1913) (external scan)
  • Beside the Bamboo (1914) (external scan)


Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.