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Across Mongolian Plains
     

Across Mongolian Plains

by Roy Chapman Andrews
 

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Empress Dowager and Ch'ien Lung--The "hinterland"--An area of desolation--Our camp in the forest--Reeves's pheasant--The most beautiful Chinese deer--"Blood horns" as medicine--Goral--Animals and birds of the Tung Ling--A new method of catching trout--A forest fire--Native stupidity--Wanton destruction--China's great opportunity

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Show Excerpt
Empress Dowager and Ch'ien Lung--The "hinterland"--An area of desolation--Our camp in the forest--Reeves's pheasant--The most beautiful Chinese deer--"Blood horns" as medicine--Goral--Animals and birds of the Tung Ling--A new method of catching trout--A forest fire--Native stupidity--Wanton destruction--China's great opportunity

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ILLUSTRATIONS

A Nomad of the Mongolian Plains (Frontispiece)

Roy Chapman Andrews on "Kublai Khan"

Yvette Borup Andrews, Photographer of the Expedition

At the End of the Long Trail from Outer Mongolia

Women of Southern Mongolia

The Middle Ages and the Twentieth Century

A Mongolian Antelope Killed from Our Motor Car

Watering Camels at a Well in the Gobi Desert

The Water Carrier for a Caravan

A Thirty-five Pound Bustard

Young Mongolia

Mongol Horsemen on the Streets of Urga

The Prison at Urga

A Criminal in a Coffin with Hands Manacled

The Great Temple at U

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781115416177
Publisher:
BCR (Bibliographical Center for Research)
Publication date:
10/18/2009
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.64(d)

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