Voyage to Cochinchina in the Years 1792 and 1793: Containing a General View of the Valuable Productions and the Political Importance of This Flour

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SKU: 9781275838925
Created by: Barrow, John Bart
Publication Date: 02/01/2012
Publisher: Gale, Sabin Americana
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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Title: A voyage to Cochinchina in the years 1792 and 1793: containing a general view of the valuable productions and the political importance of this flourishing kingdom and also of such European settlements as were visited on the voyage: with sketches of the manners, character, and condition of their several inhabitants: to which is annexed an account of a journey, made in the years 1801 and 1802, to the residence of the chief of the Booshuana nation, being the remotest point in the interior of southern Africa to which Europeans have hitherto penetrated: the facts and description taken from a manuscript journal with a chart of the route.Author: Barrow, John, SirPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin’s famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500–1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP03867600CollectionID: CTRG02-B88PublicationDate: 18060101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin’s Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: Includes “An account of a journey to Leetakoo” (p. [361]-437) taken from the Dutch ms. journal of Mr. Truter by Barrow. Includes index.Collation: xviii, 447, [21] leaves of col. plates: ill., maps (fold.); 28 cm