Sir Eric Teichman (1884-1944) was a British diplomat and renowned travel writer. In this book, which was first published in 1921, Teichman provides an 'account of a series of journeys through the North-Western Provinces of China, undertaken in connection with the Anglo-Chinese Opium Treaty and other matters requiring investigation on the spot in conjunction with Chinese officials.' Numerous photographic figures are incorporated throughout the text. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the geography of North-West China, diplomatic history and travel writing.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.62(d)|
Table of Contents
1. From railhead in Honan to Hsian Fu, the capital of Shensi; 2. From T'ungkuan on the yellow river across the eastern Ch'inling Shan to Hsingan on the Han river; 3. From Hsingan up the Han valley to Hanchung; 4. From Hanchung in the Han valley across the central Ch'inling Shan to Fengshiang in the Wei basin; 5. From Fengshiang through the loess of western Shensi to Yenan; 6. From Yenan and Yench'ang through the mountains of eastern Shensi back to Hsian Fu; 7. From Hsian Fu in Shensi to Chengtu Fu in Szechuan by the main road; 8. From Hsian Fu in Shensi to Lanchou Fu in Kansu by the great west road; 9. From Lanchou Fu south to Ch'inchou and thence west to T'aochou on the Kokonor border; 10. From T'aochou across the grass-lands to Labrang monastery, and thence via Hochou back to Lanchou Fu; 11. From Lanchou Fu north to Chenfan in the Alashan desert, and thence west to Êpo on the Kokonor border; 12. From Êpo south across the Kokonor grass country to Hsining, and thence overland to Kueihua Ch'eng and railhead; 14. Some observations regarding foreign missions in the interior of China; 15. Railways projects in Shensi and Kansu; Index.