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Travels in China : containing descriptions, observations, and comparisons, made and collected in the course of a short residence at the imperial palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a subsequent journey through the country from Pekin to Canton, in which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extra-ordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilized nations ...

Author: John Barrow, Sir; Thomas Medland; George Neele
Publisher: London : Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Travel literature
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Barrow, John, Sir, 1764-1848.
Travels in China.
London : T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806
(OCoLC)889842270
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Barrow, Sir; Thomas Medland; George Neele
OCLC Number: 3079434
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, [2], 632 pages, [8] leaves of plates : frontispiece (portrait), illustrations (some color), music ; 29 cm
Contents: Preliminary matter --
Occurrences and observations in the navigation of the Yellow Sea, and the passage up the Pei-ho, or White River --
Journey through the capital to a country villa of the Emperor ; Return to Pekin ; The Imperial Palace and gardens of Yuen-min-yuen, and the parks of Gehol --
Sketch of the state of society in China ; Manners, customs, sentiments, and moral character of the people --
Manners and amusements of the Court ; Reception of Embassaodrs ; Character and private life of the Emperor ; His eunuchs and women --
Language ; Literature, and the fine arts ; Sciences ; Mechanics, and medicine --
Government ; Laws ; Tenures of land and taxes ; Revenues ; Civil and military ranks, and establishments --
Conjectures on the origin of the Chinese ; Their religious sects, tenets, and ceremonies --
Journey from Tong-choo-foo to the Province of Canton ; Face of the country and its productions ; Buildings and other public works ; Condition of the people ; State of agriculture ; Population --
Journey through the Province of Canton ; Situation of foreigners trading to this port ; Conclusion.
Responsibility: by John Barrow ... illustrated with several steel engravings.

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