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Revival: A German Scholar in the East (1914)

Travel Scenes and Reflections, 1st Edition

By Heinrich Hackmann


240 pages

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In 1910., Dr Hackmann started on a lengthy tour throughout Mongolia, China, Japan, Cambodia, Siam, and India, studying Buddhism and other Eastern Religions, Shintoism and Taoism. He returned to London in the spring of 1911, and published this book.

Table of Contents

1. From the White-Walled City 2. Twilight Hours on the Siberian Railway 3. A Drive in a Troika 4. From the World, Apart 5. The Seat of the Hutuktu 6. Crossing the Gobi Desert in Winter 7. The Spiritual and Religious Side of the Mongols 8. Old Friends with New Faces 9. The inward Life 10. Springtime in the Holy Land of China 11. The Rising Metropolis in the East 12. In the Heart of China 13. The Wutaishan 15. Sketches By The Way 16. Thoughts By The Wayside 17. The Old Order Changeth 18. The Country of the Sun-Goddess 19. Beneath Tropic Suns 20. Secrets of the Jungle 21. Siam and its Buddhism 22. Year’s End on the Ganges 23 New Years Day in the Himalayas 24. At the Tree of Knowledge 25. The Deer Park 26. The Position of England in India 27. Europe and Asia

About the Author

Heinrich Friedrich Hackmann (born August 31, 1864 in Osnabrück, Germany , July 13, 1935 ) was a German Protestant theologian , religious historian and sinologist .

After studying in Leipzig and Göttingen , he became a private tutor in Göttingen in 1893. Hackmann was pastor of the German parish in Shanghai from 1894 to 1904, and pastor of the German church in Denmark Hill, London, from 1904 onwards. From 1913 to 1934 he was full professor of religious history at the University of Amsterdam .

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Asia / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
TRAVEL / Asia / Far East