SOCIAL LIFE OF THE CHINESE, with some accounts of their religious, governmental, educational and business customs and opinions Volume I by Justus DOOLITTLE

SOCIAL LIFE OF THE CHINESE, with some accounts of their religious, governmental, educational and…

byJustus DOOLITTLE

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The population of the city and suburbs has never been accurately, and therefore satisfactorily ascertained. The inhabitants of the seven suburbs are believed to be as numerous as the inhabitants of the city itself. The population of both has been estimated by residents and visitors at all figures, from 600,000 to 1,250,000. Including the people dwelling in boats, who are quite numerous, it probably would not be far out of the way to say that the population amounts to 1,000,000. A few years ago it was reported at Fuhchau that a certain mandarin had informed the English consul that the people within the city walls numbered 500,000.
Like Canton, Fuhchau is a city of the first rank, being not only the capital of Fuhkien province and the residence of its governor, but also the official and actual residence of a viceroy, or governor general, whose jurisdiction extends over Fuhkien and Chekiang, its adjacent northern province. The word fu, sometimes affixed to its name, as Fuhchau-fu, indicates that it is the chief city of a prefecture or department, and, so considered, it has the same rank as Ningpo. It is also the residence of two district magistrates, the boundary-line of whose districts passes through the city from north to south. Besides, it is the residence of a large number of civil and military 

Title:SOCIAL LIFE OF THE CHINESE, with some accounts of their religious, governmental, educational and…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 27, 2015Publisher:NALanguage:English

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