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The Yangtze Valley and beyond : an account of journeys in China, chiefly in the province of Sze Chuan and among the Man-tze of the Somo territory

Author: Isabella L Bird
Publisher: Hong Kong : China Economic Review Pub. for Earnshaw Books, 2008.
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Isabella Bird was one of the greatest travelers and travel writers of all time, and this is her last major book, a sympathetic look at inland China and beyond into Tibet at the end of the 19th century. In describing the journey, Isabella provides a rich mix of observations and describes two occasions when she is almost killed by anti-foreign mobs. It many ways, Isabella created the model for travel writing today,  Read more...
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Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy), 1831-1904.
Yangtze Valley and beyond.
Hong Kong : China Economic Review Pub. for Earnshaw Books, 2008
(OCoLC)213448287
Named Person: Isabella L Bird; Isabella L Bird; Isabella L Bird
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Isabella L Bird
ISBN: 9789881732620 988173262X 9789888107902 9888107909 9789888107919 9888107917
OCLC Number: 715271261
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 410, I-72 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: by Mrs. J.F. Bishop (Isabella L. Bird) ; with a new foreword by Graham Earnshaw.

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One of the most formidable, intelligent and intrepid human beings I have ever come across. Isabella's account of her trip through China is a classic of travel writing.A" -Graham Earnshaw, author, The Read more...

 
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