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Yün-nan the link between India and the Yangtze by Henry Rodolph Davies

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Railroads -- China,
  • Ethnology -- China,
  • Yun-nan, China (Province) -- Description and travel,
  • China -- Languages

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesYun nan :, Yun-nan
Statementby H.R. Davies.
LC ClassificationsDS793 Y8 D3
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 431 p. :
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20353342M

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Yün-nan sheng chih (Chung-hua jen min kung ho kuo ti fang chih tsʻung shu) (Mandarin Chinese Edition) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Yün-nan sheng chih (Chung-hua jen min kung ho kuo ti fang chih tsʻung shu) (Mandarin Chinese Edition). Yün-nan sheng chih (Chung-hua jen min kung ho kuo ti fang chih tsʻung shu) (Mandarin Chinese Edition) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.   This book contains an account of his travels though Yunnan province, written as a travelogue and first published in The region had been little explored by westerners before Davies' expeditions, and this is the first detailed description of Yunnan from a European traveller. The society, diverse indigenous cultures, geography, economy and Format: Paperback. H. R. Davies () was an English army officer and member of the British intelligence service. Between and he was asked by the British government to lead survey expeditions into the modern Chinese province of Yunnan to discover possible routes for a railway connecting British-occupied Burma with the upper Yangtze river and through to Sichuan.

  "So Wing--soldier, trader, lover, musician, bandit--moves gallantly through the story. A veritable Chinese Robin Hood, he has it in his power to make or mar the double romance which is unfolded in a series of thrilling events and situations. The novel has unusual timeliness: for Mrs. Miln, from long familiarity with this strange and fascinating land, has pictured the peculiar internal strife. Yunnan is a province in the southwest of the People's Republic of province spans approximately , square kilometres (, sq mi) and has a population of million (as of ). The capital of the province is Kunming, formerly also known as province borders the Chinese provinces of Guizhou, Sichuan, autonomous regions of Guangxi, and Tibet as well as . Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. The Cambridge History of China. Volume 1: The Ch'in and Han Empires, BC–AD Edited by Denis Twitchett, Michael Loewe; Online ISBN: Yün-nan, sheng po-wu-kuan. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Audio Tech Podcast Audio version of Outreach Meetings Hora Perdida 72通りの名前のあるラジオ。.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rocher, Emile, b. Province chinoise du Yün-nan. Paris, E. Leroux, (OCoLC) "Tables of vocabularies in pocket of cover" (Tibeto-Burman languages of Yün-nan and western Ssŭ-ch'uan; Mon-Khmer languages of Yün-nan and western Ssŭ-ch'uan). Description: xii, pages 74 plates (including frontispiece) folded map (in pocket) 7 folded tables (in pocket) 25 cm. Yün-nan Fu: Kunming is the capital and largest city of Yunnan province in southwest China. Known as Yunnan-Fu until the s, today it is a prefecture-level city and the political, economic, communications and cultural centre of the province as well as the seat of the provincial government. The headquarters of many of Yunnan's large. chapter i. territory between k’un-ming (yÜn-nan fu) and li–chiang; chapter ii. the li-chiang district; chapter i. “records of li-chiang” chapter ii. general history of the region; chapter iii. the establishment of li-chiang; chapter iv. the genealogical chronicles of the mu family; chapter v. the first chronicle; chapter vi.