New PDF release: Across America and Asia: Notes of a Five Years Journey

By Raphael Pumpelly

Raphael Pumpelly (1837 – 1923) used to be an American geologist and explorer.

His vintage travelogue includes the next chapters:

I. Arizona
II. lifestyles on the Santa Rita
III. The Frontier and the Desert
IV. last Scenes and Escape
V. Pacific Ocean
VI. Yokohama
VII. Yokohama
VIII. Politics
IX. Excursions
X. First trip in Yesso
XI. Religions of Japan
XII. moment trip in Yesso—The West Coast
XIII. moment trip in Yesso
XIV. An Essay on eastern Art
XV. advent to China
XVI. Geographical caricature of Cbhta
XVII. trip Up the Yangtz’-Kiang
XVIII. Boat trip at the top Yangtz’
XIX. The chinese language as Emigrants and Colonizers
XX. Peking and Its Neighborhood
XXI. The Cavern close to Fangshan
XXII. stopover at to the Coal Mines
XXIII. trip alongside the nice Wall
XXIV. Western coverage in China
XXV. From Peking to Nagasaki
XXVI. The Table-Land of principal Asia
XXVII. Siberia
XXVIII. Siberia

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