Further India – Hugh Clifford (1904) (1st ed)

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Further India – Hugh Clifford (1904) (1st ed)

S$232.00

Title: Further India

Author: Hugh Clifford

Publisher: Frederick A Stokes & Co, 1904. First US edition, published at the same time as the first UK edition. Scarce.

Condition: Hardcover, cloth. In good shape – back cover has rubbing and stains, corners bumped, but overall good. With many maps, illustrations and photographs.

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The Story of the Story of Exploration from the Earliest Times in Burma, Malaya, Siam and Indo-China. A wonderful and very detailed record – including maps, illustrations and photographs – of the history of South-East Asia and especially its contact with the Western world from the earliest times.

CONTENTS

I. Chryse the Golden and the Chersonesus Aurea
II. The Medieval Wanderers
III. The Coming of the Filibusters
IV. The Explorations of the Portuguese
V. The East India Companies, and After
VI. Francis Garnier, the Man
VII. The Problem of the Khmer Civilisation
VIII. From Pnom Penh to Ubon
IX. Ubon to Luang Prabang — Mouhot and Other Explorers
X. The Shan States and Yun-nan
XI. Journeys of Exploration in Burma
XII. Further Exploration of Siam, French Indo-China and the Malay Peninsula
XIII. Chryse the Golden as It Stands Revealed Today