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Across India at the Dawn of the 20th Century – Lucy E. Guinness (1898) (1st ed)

SG$92.00

Across India at the Dawn of the 20th Century – Lucy E. Guinness (1898) (1st ed)

SG$92.00

Title: Across India at the Dawn of the 20th Century

Author: Lucy E. Guinness

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society, London, 1898. First edition.

Condition: Decorative cloth, fair. Hinge cracked on half title page, with half title page half separated. Interior very good, although book should be handled gently. Some tanning to pages. With beautiful illustrations. 260pp., 9.5″ by 7.5″.

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A book about a missionary’s 3-month visit to India, profusely illustrated with photographys, illustrations, engravings, diagrams and maps.

Contents
Preface
Introductory – In the Eternal City
Bombay, the Eye of India
By the Western Sea
Sun Worshippers
Devotees of East and West
Pages from Poona
In a Zenana Bungalow
The Shrines of Poona
Ramabai
A Lodge in the Wilderness
In a Mofussil Mosque
By the Eastern Sea
Association Work – ‘From Shore to Shore’
Neo-Hinduism
Doomed, but Still Dominant
Wedding and Widowhood
Calcutta and Bengal
Darjeeling
Between Four Heathendoms
The Focus of Heathenism in India
Within Four Walls
In the North-West
Inside a Famine Poorhouse
The Rivers of the Unwatered Land
‘Rivers of Living Water.
‘If–‘
Conclusion
The Behar Mission
Notes
Index