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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. One page loose. 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

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