Edward Harper Parker was an English barrister and sinologist who wrote a number of books on the First and Second Opium Wars and other Chinese topics. On his return to England he ended his career as a university professor.
“The Life, Labours and Doctrines of Confucius” is an article, dedicated to Confucius, his personality and the condition of the social life amid which he lived. We know very little of China previous to Confucius' time (sixth century before Christ), but what little we do know was sifted for us and transmitted by Confucius. The author describes the influence on Chinese culture of Confucius.
‘The Life, Labours and Doctrines of Confucius” will be pleasant for everyone, who is interested in the Eastern history. Enjoy the reading.