Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia

Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia

by James Silk Buckingham


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Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia by James Silk Buckingham

This two-volume 1829 work, reissued here from the 1830 reprint, describes Buckingham's journey from Baghdad to the Persian Gulf.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108042116
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/08/2012
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Travel and Exploration
Pages: 566
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

1. Stay at Shiraz, and visit to the principal places of that city; 2. From Shiraz, by Kotel Dokhter, to Kauzeroon; 3. Visit to the ruins of Shapoor, and journey from thence to Bushire; 4. Stay at Bushire - its town, port, commerce, and inhabitants; 5. Bussorah - the chief port of the Persian Gulf. Its population, commerce, and resources; 6. History of the Joassamee pirates, and their attacks on British ships; 7. Voyage from Bushire down the Persian Gulf - ruins of Ormuz; 8. Visit to Ras-el-Khyma - negotiation with the pirates - bombardment of the town; 9. Harbour and town of Muscat, and voyage from thence to Bombay; Index.

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