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In the valley of the Yangtse

Foster, Arnold Mrs.

In the valley of the Yangtse

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Published by London Missionary Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Mrs. Arnold Foster.
The Physical Object
Pagination216p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20505723M


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This is a fascinating book about the author, Helen Roberts Thomas, growing up in China in the turbulent 's and 30's as the daughter of American Episcopal missionaries.

She was born on the Yangtze River inbefore bridges or dams on the great river which runs from Tibet to Shanghai down the middle of China/5(7).

Additional Physical Format: Online In the valley of the Yangtse book Foster, Arnold, Mrs. In the valley of the Yangtse. London, London Missionary Society, (OCoLC) Isabella Bird was born in Yorkshire inthe daughter of a clergyman. She made many dangerous and extraordinary journeys during her life to places including Hawaii, India, Tibet, Turkey and Morocco.

She wrote many travel books, of which The Yangtze Valley And Beyond is one of the best. She died in Edinburgh in October, /5(2). Yangtze Valley synonyms, Yangtze Valley pronunciation, Yangtze Valley translation, English dictionary definition of Yangtze Valley.

Noun 1. Yangtze River - the longest river of Asia; flows eastward from Tibet into the East China Sea near Shanghai. A key to the birds of the lower Yangtse Valley, with popular descriptions of the species commonly seen.

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Princeton University Library One Washington Road Princeton, NJ USA () Yangtze River, Chinese (Pinyin) Chang Jiang or (Wade-Giles romanization) Ch’ang Chiang, longest river in both China and Asia and third longest river in the world, with a length of 3, miles (6, kilometres).

Its basin, extending for some 2, miles (3, km) from west to east and for more than miles In the valley of the Yangtse book, km) from north to south, drains an area ofsquare.

The Yangtze Valley and Beyond: An Account of Journeys in China, Chiefly in the Province of Sze Chuan and Among the Man-tze of the Somo Territory. Isabella Lucy Bird. Murray, - China - pages. 1 Review. Preview this book 5/5(1). This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

The Yangtze Valley and Beyond book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Isabella Bird was one of the greatest travelers and tr /5.

ALTHOUGH We hear of violent changes at Pekin, the more remote provinces of China move slowly. Reaction has set in at the capital before the antecedent reforms have really begun to penetrate the kingdom.

It is, therefore, not too much to say that the value of Mrs. Bishop's record of her adventurous journey through Szechuan is as great to-day as if it had been published on.

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In the valley of the Yangtse book book titled The Cause of the Riots in the Yangtse Valley: A “Complete Picture Gallery” by missionary Griffith John reproduced an illustrated pamphlet by Chinese author Zhou Han.

The images in Zhou’s pamphlet—titled In Accord with the Imperial Edict: Complete Illustrations of the Heretical Religion—were used to stir up anti-Christian activities.

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The Yangtze Valley and Beyond Author:File Size: 9MB. The Yangtze Valley and Beyond, first published incontains the account by the redoubtable Isabella Bird (now Mrs J.

Bishop) of a journey through central China in The volume focuses on her travels though the province of Szechuan and among the Man-tze of the Somo territory. Many of the areas she explored and carefully described were almost.

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How did an American child come to be born and raised in China. Author Helen Roberts Thomas was “China-born”, the daughter of American Episcopal missionaries. She spent her childhood in a vibrant international community in the Yangtze Valley, barely escaping after the Japanese invaded Shanghai in The Chinese prints from Zhou Han’s pamphlet, In Accord with the Imperial Edict: Complete Illustrations of the Heretical Religion, were reproduced in reverse order () in Griffith John’s book, The Cause of the Riots in the Yangtse Valley: A “Complete Picture Gallery” (available in full elsewhere in this unit).

Here, the prints—with transcriptions of Griffith John’s. In the Valley of the Yangtse | Mrs Arnold Foster | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch : Taschenbuch. The Yangtze River, which forms the basis of this body of work, is the main artery that flows 4, miles (6, km) across China, traveling from its furthest westerly point in Qinghai Province to Shanghai in the east.

The river is embedded in the consciousness of the. Popular culture. The American Suspense radio series included an episode entitled "'Log of the Marne" (22 October ), largely based on the events of the Yangtze incident. Richard Todd starred as Kerans in the film Yangtse Incident: The Story of HMS Amethyst (in the US most commonly released as Battle Hell, but also as Escape of the Amethyst and Their Greatest Glory).Location: Kiang-in, China.

Bird is at the height of her fame as a travel writer in (when The Yangtze Valley and Beyond was first published) and while the book on its own is already a fabulous read, what makes it extraordinary is the fact that Bird illustrated her book with her own, specially taken photographs.

In fact, on reading the book, it becomes quite clear. The classic book, The Story about Ping, is a page turner, featuring a little yellow duck, who, in fear of receiving punishment, hides from it, only to meet something much more sinister. The theme of the book is a combination of the grass isnt always greener on the other side, you dont know what you have until its gone, and theres no place like /5.

Laid in are four newspaper cuttings relating to the subject of this book. International postal rates are calculated on a book weighing 1 Kilo, in cases where the book weighs more than 1 Kilo increased postal rates will be quoted, where the book weighs less then postage will be.

The Yangtze River takes an important part in chinese history. Traces of human activity in the area can be found as far as 2 million years ago.

In the Spring and Autumn Period of China, Ba and Shu tribes lived in the western part of the river, what are now the provinces of Sichuan, Chongqing, and western Hubei. The Cause of the Riots in the Yangtse Valley.

A "Complete Picture Gallery", first edition, title-page in Chinese and 32 woodblock plates printed in colours, introduction and descriptive text in English, one leaf of text with neat tear, one with corner torn away, stitched as issued in publisher's printed wrappers, oblong folio ( x mm.

Yangtze River's origin temperature is the lowest in the world. It has formed the enclosed high-low temperature center, Sichuan basin, the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau and Jinsha river valley, etc, due to the difference of terrain and the trend above.

The hottest month is July and the coldest month is January in Yangtze River, April and October are. To commemorate the services performed by the personnel of the Navy and Marine Corps during the operations in the valley of the Yangtze River, China, in andand anda medal to be known as the "Yangtze Service Medal" will be issued to the officers and enlisted men who participated in those period for which these medals will.

The untold rescue of the HMS Amethyst during the Yangtse Incident. THE date is Ap and China is in the middle of a bloody civil war. He ordered the Concord to patrol Northern China. Yangtse Chiang. Das Drei-Schluchten-Staudamm Projekt by Breitsameter, Stefanie and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at London: Printed at the Army-Navy Cooperative Society Limited, 3 mounted albumen photographs of the shooting party with their trophies, head- and tailpieces.

xii, pp. 1 vols. 8vo /4 x 5 -3/8 inches; x mm. Presentation Copy. Contemporary full black morocco over stiff card, covers ruled in silver, upper cover with text in blindstamp, edges silvered, decorative. Bipenggou Valley Introduction. Bipenggou Valley Scenic Area, km away from Chengdu, is located in Li County, Aba Autonomous Prefecture, on the transitional zone from the West Sichuan Plain to the Tibetan Plateau.

It is a nationwide famous viewing spot for autumn red-leaves. Bipenggou Valley has a length of 50 kilometers and an area of over. It is highly recommended (not only in Taoism, but in every esoteric philosophy) to receive oral transmission from (and ask questions of) one who has practiced and realized this philosophy, but such persons are extraordinarily hard to find (even in.

For three nights and two days, I journeyed down the world’s third-largest river which houses a third of China’s population on a local Yangtze River Cruise.

Within its winding gorges and cliffs on its 6,km stretch from, the Yangtze is a flowing history book. Yangshuo Zen Valley is a 7-minute drive from Yangshuo Bus Station and a 5-minute bicycle ride from bamboo rafting and swimming. Liangjiang International Airport is hour drive away.

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