Author:Robert Kennaway Douglas

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Sir Robert Kennaway Douglas
Professor of Chinese at King’s College (focus on the Oriental cultures and attitudes); Keeper of Oriental books and manuscripts at the British Museum; Consul in China
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "R. K. D."
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "R. K. D."


  • The language and literature of China. Two lectures delivered at the Royal institution of Great Britain in May and June, 1875 (1875) [1]
  • The Life of Jenghiz Khan: Tr. from the Chinese. With an Introduction (1877)
  • Confucianism and Taouism (1889) [2]
  • Chinese stories (1893) [3]
  • Li Hungchang (1895) [4]
  • China (1903, c. 1895) (external scan)
  • Society in China (1901) [5]
  • A Chinese manual, comprising a condensed grammar with idiomatic phrases and dialogues (1904) [6]
  • Europe and the Far East, 1506-1912 (1913) [7]

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Works by this author published before January 1, 1927 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.