The Yangtze Valley and Beyond. An Account of Journeys in China, Chiefly in the Province of Sze Chuan and among the Man-tze of the Somo Territory.

The Yangtze Valley and Beyond. An Account of Journeys in China, Chiefly in the Province of Sze Chuan and among the Man-tze of the Somo Territory.

by Isabella Bishop

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The Yangtze Valley and Beyond. An Account of Journeys in China, Chiefly in the Province of Sze Chuan and among the Man-tze of the Somo Territory. by Isabella Bishop

Elibron Classics. Replica of 1899 edition by John Murray, London.
This book includes maps available as a free download.
This is an Illustrated edition.
In describing the journey, Isabella Bird provides a rich mix of observations and describes two occasions when she is almost killed by anti-foreign mobs. It many ways, Isabella created the model for travel writing today, and this one of her greatest works.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149049158
Publisher: Adegi Graphics LLC
Publication date: 10/31/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 582
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Isabella Lucy Bird (15 October 1831 – 7 October 1904) was one of the greatest travelers and travel writers of all time, and this is her last major book, a sympathetic look at inland China and beyond into Tibet at the end of the 19th century.

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