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Journeys in North China, Manchuria, and Eastern Mongolia

Journeys in North China, Manchuria, and Eastern Mongolia
With Some Account of Corea
2 Volume Set

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Travel and Exploration in Asia

  • Date Published: August 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108045742

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  • Scottish missionary Alexander Williamson (1829–90) spent several years preaching in northern China. From 1863 to 1866, he was there as the first overseas agent of the National Bible Society of Scotland. During this time, he travelled as far as Mongolia and Manchuria, a considerable undertaking in those days. He later became secretary of the Society for the Diffusion of Christian and General Knowledge among the Chinese, and formed the Chinese Book and Tract Society in 1884. In this illustrated two-volume work, first published in 1870, he records the observations he made during extensive travels that took him via the home of Confucius while propagating the Bible in Chinese script.

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    • Date Published: August 2012
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108045742
    • dimensions: 216 x 141 x 54 mm
    • weight: 1.28kg
    • contains: 15 b/w illus. 2 maps
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1: Preface
    1. Introductory observations bearing on the present and future of China
    2. Barriers in the way of progress in China
    3. Moral forces in China
    4. Receptivity of the Chinese
    5. The country and its government
    6. Civilization and means of intercommunication
    7. Province of Shan-Tung
    8. Province of Chih-Li
    9. The Province of Shan-Si
    10. Provinces of Shen-Si, Kan-Su, and Honan
    11. The terrace deposits in North China
    12. Journey round the Shan-Tung promontory
    13. From Peking to Che-Foo via Grand Canal, and the country of Confucius and Mencius
    14. Journey through the provinces of Chih-Li, Shan-Si, and a portion of Shen-Si and Honan
    15. Journey through Chih-Li, Shan-Si, etc. continued
    16. Journey through Chih-Li, Shan-Si, etc. continued
    17. Journey through Chih-Li, Shan-Si, etc. continued
    18. Journey through Chih-Li, Shan-Si, etc. continued
    19. Journey through the southern and central portions of Shan-Tung. Volume 2:
    1. Inner, or Eastern Mongolia
    2. Southern Manchuria
    3. Kirin, or Central Manchuria
    4. Mr Meadows on the history of the Manchus
    5. Journey from Peking through Inner Mongolia via Je-Hol, Lama-Maiu, and Kal-gan
    6. Journey through Inner Mongolia, continued
    7. Journey through Inner Mongolia, continued
    8. Journey from Che-Foo to Peking via New-Chwang
    9. Journeys through Southern and South-Eastern Manchuria
    10. Journey through the North-Western portion of Southern Manchuria, Eastern Mongolia, and Central and Northern Manchuria
    11. Journey through Northern Manchuria, etc. continued
    12. Journey through Northern Manchuria, etc. continued
    13. Journey through Northern Manchuria, etc. continued
    14. Journey through Shan-Tung and Keang-Su to Nankin and Shanghai
    15. Corea
    16. Peking Joseph Edkins
    Appendix.

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    Alexander Williamson

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