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Down to the Golden Chersonese

Nancy Holmes

Down to the Golden Chersonese

Victorian Lady Travellers

by Nancy Holmes

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Sono Nis Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian Contemporary Poetry,
  • Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11989093M
    ISBN 101550390058
    ISBN 109781550390056

      The Golden Chersonese is the ancient name for the Malay Peninsula, as named by the Greek geographer and astronomer Ptolemy. The book is a collection of twenty-three letters written by Bird to her ailing sister, Henny, in Scotland. Henny died as the book was published and Bird dedicates the book of letters to her s: 5. The Golden Chersonese or Golden Peninsula (Greek: Χρυσή Χερσόνησος, Chrysḗ Chersónēsos; Latin: Chersonesus Aurea) was the name used for the Malay Peninsula by Greek and Roman geographers in classical antiquity, most famously in Ptolemy's 2nd-century Geography.. The Greek name is a calque of the Sanskrit Suvarnadvipa, where dvipa might refer to either a peninsula or an island.

    Isabella Lucy Bird ( - ) was a nineteenth-century English explorer, writer, photographer and naturalist. With Fanny Jane Butler she founded the John Bishop Memorial hospital in Srinagar. She was the first woman to be elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. In her life. The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither by Isabella L. Bird (Mrs. Bishop) Part 6 out of 6. homepage; Index of The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither; Previous part (5) nuts. The Malays pet and caress them, and talk to them as they do to their buffaloes. Half a ton is considered a sufficient load for a.

    "Introductory Chapter - Letter V." by Isabella L. Bird Bishop () From: The Golden Chersonese And The Way Thither by Isabella L. Bird Bishop () New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, THE GOLDEN CHERSONESE. INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER. CANTON and Saigon, and whatever else is comprised in the second half of my title, are on one of the best beaten tracks of travelers, and need no. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. The golden Chersonese and the way thither Item Preview remove-circle.


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The Golden Chersonese appears in the map of Ptolemy, which gives some geographical locations on the earliest surviving maps of Ptolemy however came from the end of the 13th century.

Note that Ptolemy, like many early geographers, believed the Indian Ocean to be a closed sea, and maps based on Ptolemy's work show Golden Chersonese to be located within a closed basin.

golden chersonese and the way thither by isabella l. bird (mrs. bishop) author of "the hawaiian archipelago;" "a lady's life in the rocky mountains;" "unbeaten tracks in japan;" etc. with map and illustrations "down to the golden chersonese" –milton, par.

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The Golden Chersonese And The Way Thither Down To The Golden Chersonese Author: Nancy Holmes ISBN: STANFORD The Golden Chersonese book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This well-known travelogue through Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, /5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Down to the Golden Chersonese by Nancy Holmes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. down to the golden chersonese: victorian lady travellers A series of poetic sequences and one short story about Victorian lady travellers, including Marianne North, Isabella Bird Bishop, Mary Kingsley, Mabel Loomis Todd and stay-at-home Emma Darwin.

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lost, book xl. london john murray, albemarle street THE GOLDEN CHERSONESE Then nothing is heard of the Golden Chersonese until we turn to Chapter 2 of Book VII, where we find a list of its coastal features: Xpvouis XEpoovl crov T6aKCOAC Ep-rr6opov pj L' 6 5' rTO PIET CaUTlV aKpcoTTrpiov pvrl y' y' Xpucoavc a TroT-rcx,o EKKoyaci pvO a E&3aapcaa Err6plov pE VOT.

Even in the last two decades of the nineteenth century, Isabella Bird, by then an established travel writer, was able to refer to the Malay Peninsula as an almost unknown ling back from Japan, the intrepid travel writer stopped off in Singapore where the British Colonial Secretary offered her the opportunity to visit the native states of the Western Archipelago.

Due to having her works published in a variety of magazines and in book form she was a household name in the 19th century. In she detailed her journey to China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, and the Malay Peninsula in her book "The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither" which was compiled from letters she wrote home to her sister in Scotland.

The Golden Chersonese: Large Print By Isabella L. Bird First published years ago, this classic travelogue by the world's most famous nineteenth-century lady travel writer offers a unique insight into Malaysia and Singapore in the s and is one of the oldest surviving travelogues written by a woman.

‎This is a travel book. CANTON and Saigon, and whatever else is comprised in the second half of my title, are on one of the best beaten tracks of travelers, and need no introductory remarks.

But the GOLDEN CHERSONESE is still somewhat of a terra incognita; there is no point on its mainland at which E. The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither by Isabella L. Bird (Mrs. Bishop) Its easy to link to paragraphs in the Full Text Archive If this page contains some material that you want to link to but you don't want your visitors to have to scroll down the whole page just hover your mouse over the relevent paragraph and click the bookmark icon that.

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The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither by Isabella Lucy Bird. Publication date Publisher G. Putnam's sons Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. In The Golden Chersonese A Peep at the City of Singapore. Could an American boy, like a prince in the Arabian Nights, be taken by a genie from his warm bed in San Francisco or New York and awakened in the centre of Raffles Square, in Singapore, I will wager that he would be sadly puzzled to even give the name of the continent on which he had alighted.

This wholly admirable book by Professor Wheatley represents a major landmark in the study of Asian historical geography. The title, the “Golden Khersonese”, is derived from Ptolemy’s Geography, and is in fact the name by which he and his contemporaries referred to.

The Golden Chersonese and The Way Thither. Isabella L. Bird. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt. The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither History of women The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither, Isabella Lucy Bird: Author: Isabella Lucy Bird: Publisher: G. P. Putnam's sons, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Nov 8, Length: pages: .Descargar The Golden Chersonese and the way thither gratis en formato PDF y EPUB.

Descargar The Golden Chersonese and the way thither, de ISABELLA BIRD para kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC o .The Golden Chersonese There has been considerable diversity of opinion in the interpretation of this name. Several early workers in this field who devised correction factors to convert the Ptolemaic co-ordinates to true latitudes and longitudes, came to the conclusion that the Golden Chersonese was in Lower Burma.

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