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The Karens of the Golden Chersonese

Alexander Ruxton McMahon

The Karens of the Golden Chersonese

by Alexander Ruxton McMahon

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Published by Harrison in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Karen (Southeast Asian people)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementby A. R. McMahon.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination423 p., [7] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages423
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22918982M

    The Karens of the Golden Chersonese--Text; Harry Ignatius MARSHALL (?) The Karen People of Burma: A Study in Anthropology and Ethnology--Text--HTML; The Karens of Burma--Text; Francis MASON (fl. ) The Karen Apostle or Memoir of Ko Thah-Byu--Text--HTML.   The Golden Chersonese is a travel book written by Isabella Bird, the greatest travel writer of the 19th century. It recounts her travels in through southern China and into the interior of the Malay Peninsula—which in the age of Ancient Greece and Rome was known as the Golden : Isabella L. Bird.

    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. Chersonese (/ ˈ k ɜːr s ə n iː s /) is a name that was given to several different places in ancient word is Latin; it derives from the Greek term for "peninsula", χερσόνησος chersonēsos, from χέρσος chersos ("dry land") + νῆσος nēsos (island).. It was applied to a number of peninsular localities in the ancient world. These included.

    The Karens of the Golden Chersonese / (London: Harrison, ), by Alexander Ruxton McMahon (page images at HathiTrust) Self-support, (Boston, Rand, Avery, ), by Chapin Howard Carpenter (page images at HathiTrust). Page - The engineers had said so, and all knew the worst. We women strove to encourage each other, and to perform the light duties which had been assigned to us, such as conveying orders to the batteries and supplying the men with provisions, especially cups of 'coffee, which we prepared day and s: 1.


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