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Narrative of a Journey Overland from England, by the Continent of Europe, Egypt, and the Red Sea, to India 2 Volume Set

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First published in 1830, this pioneering work introduces readers to exotic locations and intriguing cultures.

Contenu

Volume 1: Preface; 1. Departure from England; 2. Aix aux Bains; 3. Turin; 4. Pisa; 5. Florence; 6. Sienna; 7. Rome; 8. Departure from Rome; 9. Naples; 10. Embarkation in steam-packet; 11. Sicilian Brigantino; 12. Malta; 13. Departure from Malta; 14. Franks at Alexandria; 15. Embarkation on the canal of Mahmoudieh; 16. Grand Cairo; 17. Arrival of Sir Hudson Lowe; 18. Pic-nic at the Pyramids; 19. Cangia; 20. Life on the Nile, and scenery; 21. Arrival at Thebes; 22. Biban Ool Moolk; 23. Memnonium; 24. Kenne; 25. Camseen; 26. Takhtrouan, or native litter; 27. Desert of the Thebaid; 28. Adel Cashia; 29. Cosseir; 30. Embarkation on the Red Sea; 31. Coast of the Hedjaz; 32. Djidda; 33. The George Cruttenden, a native vessel; 34. Hodeida; 35. Tournament at Hodeida; 36. Difficult return to the ship; 37. Straits of Bab-el-Mandeb; 38. Landing in Bombay; 39. Monsoon; 40. Pareil, the Government House; 41. Vegetable productions of Bombay; 42. Devastation caused by termites, or white ants; 43. House-rent at Bombay; 44. Cocoa-nut-day at Bombay. Volume 2: 45. Description of an Anglo-Indian Menage; 46. Lizards; 47. Religion of the Hindoos; 48. Ancient religion of the Hindoos; 49. Mythological personifications; 50. Various castes and sects at Bombay; 51. Gypsies perhaps derive their origin from exiled Parsees; 52. Description of the Island of Bombay; 53. Bombay society; 54. Seasons of India different from those in Europe; 55. Languages of India; 56. Pattemars; 57. State of Poorbunder; 58. District of Okamundel, inhabited by a wild race of men; 59. Bate; 60. Journey from Mandavie to Bhooj; 61. Province of Cutch; 62. Jharejahs first conquered by Sir William Keir; 63. Vale of Bhooj; 64. Visit to the Ranee of Cutch; 65. Climate of Cutch; 66. Arrival and adventures of Captain Doria; 67. Departure from Bhooj, and voyage to Surat; 68. Bheels and Coolies, the original inhabitants of Guzerat; 69. Difference between English and Indian travelling; 70. Spenser's Folly; 71. Excursion to the Island of Elephanta; 72. Departure from Bombay; 73. Ceylon; 74. Early Portuguese discoveries; 75. St. Helena; 76. Shops at St. James's Town; 77. Island of Ascension; Appendix.

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Titre: Narrative of a Journey Overland from England, by the Continent of Europe, Egypt, and the Red Sea, to India 2 Volume Set
Sous-titre: Including a Residence There, and Voyage Home, in the Years 1825, 26, 27, and 28
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Code EAN: 9781108019187
ISBN: 978-1-108-01918-7
Editeur: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Récits de voyage en général
nombre de pages: 875
Poids: 1130g
Taille: H216mm x B140mm x T49mm
Année: 2010

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