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The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

by Isabella Bird
     
 

ISBN-10: 1108014739

ISBN-13: 9781108014731

Pub. Date: 09/30/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An evocative 1883 account of travels in the Malay Peninsula by Isabella Bird, the famous Victorian explorer.

Overview

An evocative 1883 account of travels in the Malay Peninsula by Isabella Bird, the famous Victorian explorer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781108014731
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/30/2010
Series:
Cambridge Library Collection - Travel and Exploration in Asia Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Introductory chapter; 1. The steamer Volga; 2. A delightful climate; 3. The S. S. Kin Kiang; 4. 'Faithful unto Death'; 5. Portuguese missionaries; 6. A Cochin China river; 7. Beauties of the Tropics; 8. St. Andrew's Cathedral; 9. The Lieutenant-Governor of Malacca; 10. Malacca mediaevalism; 11. A Mangrove swamp; 12. The tomb of a 'great prophet'; 13. The appurtenances of civilisation; 14. The S. S. Rainbow; 15. Tiger mosquitos; 16. A yachting voyage; 17. The Dingings; 18. Province Wellesley; 19. The Chinese in Larut; 20. Novel circumstances; 21. A Malay interior; 22. A pleasant canter; 23. Gang murders; Appendix; Index.

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