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Cambridge Library Collection - Travel and Exploration in Asia: Notes of a Journey from Hankow to Ta-li Fu (Paperback)Augustus Raymond Margary (author)
Paperback 64 Pages / Published: 01/07/2010
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The journal of Augustus Raymond Margary's groundbreaking journey from Hankow in the Hubei province of central China, to Bhamo in Upper Burma was published in 1875, soon after his death. Margary was part of the Chinese consular service and had lived in China since 1867, working as an interpreter. This journal begins in August 1874 at the start of his journey, the purpose of which was to meet Colonel Horace Browne to act as his interpreter as he attempted to open an overland trade route between China and India. Margary was the first Englishman successfully to complete the 1,800 mile trip through Szechwan to Yunnan, doing so in six months. On the return trip, he and two servants made a diversion, hearing of danger on his proposed route, but were murdered in the town of Manwyne, leading to public outrage and commemorative publication of accounts of his life and travels.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 90 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 4 mm
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