The Soul of the Far East
by Percival Lowell
Publisher: The Macmillan Company 1888
Number of pages: 136
The most popular of Lowell's books on the Orient, The Soul of the Far East, (1888) contains an early synthesis of some of his ideas, that in essence, postulated that human progress is a function of the qualities of individuality and imagination.
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