Author:Thomas Taylor Meadows

Thomas Taylor Meadows

A British sinologist, an early member of the British diplomatic corps in Hong Kong and later Shanghai. A graduate of the University of Munich, he studied Chinese with Professor Karl Friedrich Neumann.


  • Desultory notes on the government and people of China, and on the Chinese language: illustrated with a sketch of the province of Kwang-Tûng, shewing its division into departments and districts. (1846) (external scan)
  • Translations from the Manchu, with original texts (1849) (external scan)
  • The Chinese and their rebellions, viewed in connection with their national philosophy, ethics, legislation, and administration. To which is added, an essay on civilization and its present state in the East and West. (1856) (external scan)


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