Jean-Pierre Abel-R Musat

Jean-Pierre Abel-R Musat

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jean-Pierre Abel-R musat was a French sinologist. He was born in Paris and educated for the medical profession, but a Chinese herbal in the collection of the Abb Tersan attracted his attention, and he taught himself to read it by great perseverance and with imperfect help. At the end of five years of study he produced in 1811 the work Essai sur la langue et la litt rature chinoises, and a paper on foreign languages among the Chinese, which procured him the patronage of Silvestre de Sacy. In 1814 a chair of Chinese was founded at the Coll ge de France, and R musat was placed in it. From this time he gave himself wholly to the languages of the Far East, and published a series of useful works, among which his contributions from Chinese sources to the history of the Tatar nations claim special noticeshow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134921742
  • 9786134921749