Our Trip to Burmah : With Notes on That Country

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Our Trip to Burmah : With Notes on That Country

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 278 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9789745240025
  • DDC分類 950

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The diary of the Surgeon-General of the British Forces in Madras, who spent three weeks in Burma in 1874-75. He records observations of Burmese life and customs, with over a third of the book being devoted to notes gathered from other sources on the history, peoples, government and religion. The core of this work is the journal kept the Surgeon-General of the British Forces in Madras, who spent time in Burma in 1874-75. In it, Gordon records numerous observations of Burmese life and customs; as well, more than a third of the book is devoted to notes gathered from other sources on

Table of Contents

The Start                                          1  (1)
Masulipatam---Gingeley 1 (1)
Coconada---Black-headed Gull.---Calm---A 2 (1)
Transport Ship
Vizagapatam---Rajah of Vizianagram---N. 3 (3)
R.---Curiosities---Scenery---Products---Biml
ipatam
Alguada Lighthouse---Fellow-passengers---A 6 (2)
Flag Ship---Drifted Fishermen
Rangoon River---Arrival in Burmah---Rangoon 8 (2)
and Cantonments
Shoay Dagon---History---Shrines---Great 10 (9)
Bell---Smaller Bells---Tronc pour
l'Eglise---Flower
Girls---Cheroots---Poonghyes---Virgins of
the Temple---Scenes of
Fights---Graves---Military Position---A
Good Deed
Barracks---Aluminous 19 (2)
Springs---Gibbons---The Mogul---Other
Political Prisoners
Markets---Edwards Street---Mendicant 21 (7)
Priests---Fountains---China Street---The
Strand---Sholay Pagoda---A Church---A Pagan
Emblem
The People---Supplies---Trees in 28 (12)
Cantonments---Domestic
Pests---Farmyard---Shan Village and Pony
Mart---Monastery and Zoology of
Buddhism---Zyat---Kemmendine---Railway
Jail---Lepers---Prison 40 (3)
Population---Hydrophobia---Boat-building
Cleared Ground---White Pagoda---Monkey 43 (4)
Point---Syriam---Mr. Bennett---American
Baptist Mission---Coolie Task-work
Horticultural Gardens---Museum 47 (2)
Beer---Isinglass 49 (1)
Bassein Greek---Cheena-pakea 50 (1)
Varying 51 (4)
Scenery---Huts---Bitaong---Irawaddy---Pontan
au---Smells---Fishing
Yandoon---Donabew---Scenery---Arracan Yomah 55 (4)
Henzadah---Mythology---Residents---Police--- 59 (7)
Cholera---Rice village---Laterite---A
Madras Regiment---Night on the Irawaddy
Yea-Gheen---Mea-Noung---Markets---Rice in 66 (5)
Bamboo Stem --- Promiscuous bathing
Akouk-tong---Irawaddy compared with Rhine 71 (7)
and Ganges---Prome Hills---Nam
Yan---Prome---Tradition
of---Products---Holy Hair
Pagoda---Football---Prome in 1825
Physical Aspect---Detention 78 (2)
Thyet Myo---Its History 80 (1)
Experimental 81 (2)
Cultivation---Judy---Extemporised
Wells---Tyragone
Lac---Cattle Market---Bazaar---Cooking 83 (1)
Places
Something about Plants---Potatoes---Fibres 84 (4)
To the Petroleum Wells---Cutch 88 (5)
Manufacture---The erring Poonghye
Departure of Lady Haines---Shans---Across 93 (4)
the Irawaddy---Marching Establishment---A
Pooay
The March---Myola---Our Visitors---Their 97 (4)
Manners---Beads---Khoung
Reflections---To Thabalat---Our 101(3)
Halting-place---Platycerium
Rough 104(4)
Road---Congea---Chins---Villages---Produce--
-Sericulture---Thalopben---Result of
Unorthodoxy---Karens
Jemadar of Elephants---Preparations---Our 108(4)
Road---Cotton---Mulberry---Stockade---Mengee
Sekan---A Sensation
Dawdling---Ingenious Ladder---Our 112(3)
Track---Dead Trees---The Yomaa
Range---Kyat-Moung Creek---Mengee Sekan
Magoo 115(2)
Creek---Chung-ma---Habitations---Pyagone---C
hange of Establishments
Our 117(2)
Ponies---Menoo---Forest---Ben-bui-bin---Plea
sant Surprise
Burmese Riding---Theing Creek---Cutting 119(3)
Timber---Waste and Destruction---An
Escape---Zee-bui-bin---New Head Man
Our Road---Villages---Water 122(2)
Supply---People---Oxen---Yada-shay---Vegetab
les---Tree Orchid---Karenee Hills---Fire
from Bamboo
Changed Aspect of 124(6)
Country---Erythrina---Vanda---Corypha---Shan
s and
Bullocks---Tonghoo---Lac---Echites---Famine
caused by Rats among Karens---History
Experimental Garden 130(1)
Bazaar---Open Stalls---``Woman 130(5)
Coins''---Intermarriages---A Famished
Karen---Prison---Dispensary---Elephants---Th
e Karen Question
Homeward Bound---Tantabin---Shadoof---On 135(3)
Board---Off---Our
Boats---Sitang-Noo---Toung-lay
Morning---Our Boatmen---Increasing 138(3)
Heat---Tidal Influence---Kyouk-tsin---Crews
gambling---Night
Fish---Snags---Showay 141(5)
Gheen---Pooay---Dancing Girl---The
Town---Niel Ghau
The River Banks---Town of Sitang---Pagoda 146(3)
Kadouk---The Tidal Wave---Shan 149(4)
Boats---Kyatzoo Creek---A Breed of
Dogs---Visitors---The Flood---A Night
Scene---Rafts
The Skylark---Fields---Opposing 153(4)
Tides---Pegu River---Steam
Launch---Letters---A Traveller---Tales of
Jurisprudence
Rangoon in Sight---Ships at Anchor---Men 157(2)
needlessly exposed---Arrive
A Forecast 159(1)
A Collection of 159(1)
Shells---Remarks---Sanitation on the Wrong
Scent
An Episode 160(1)
An ``Oil'' Factory---Diamond cut 161(4)
Diamond---Saw Mills---Instinct or
Intelligence?---Rice Mills---A Shipping
Office---Reflections
Burmese Scholars---Dr. Williams 165(1)
Embark 166(1)
Return to Madras 166(99)
NOTES
Outlines of the History of Burmah 171(2)
The People of Burmah 173(20)
The Talains 174(1)
The Karens 174(3)
The Shans 177(1)
The Chins 178(2)
The Miautze 180(1)
The Panthays 180(1)
The Modern Burmese 181(12)
The Burmese Language 193(1)
Note on Upper or Native Burmah 194(1)
Some General Remarks on British Burmah 195(5)
The Trade of British Burmah 200(1)
The Financial Condition of British Burmah 201(1)
Note on the Tenure and Distribution of 202(2)
Land in Burmah
Note on a proposed Trade Route between 204(8)
Burmah and Western China, and on some
Treaties with the King of Burmah
Note on the Country between the Irawaddy 212(16)
and the Yang-tse-kiang
On the State of the Medical Profession 228(4)
among the Burmese
Burmese Silversmiths 232(1)
On the Government of Upper Burmah 232(1)
On the King's Household 233(1)
On certain ``Legal Processes'' in Upper 234(2)
Burmah
On the History of the First Burmese War, 236(3)
1824 to 1826
On the Second Burmese War, 1852 239(1)
The Geology of the Thyet Myo District 240(2)
Petroleum 242(1)
Guadama Buddha on Progressive Development 243(4)
Nats 247(1)
A Short Sermon by Buddha 248(1)
Note on some Fish of Burmah 248(1)
The Poisonous Snakes of Burmah 249(2)
A List of Shells found in Burmah 251(1)
Some Principal Forest Trees of Burmah 252(3)
Principal Palms of Burmah 255(1)
Note on the Climate of Burmah
Rangoon 255(1)
Tonghoo 256(1)
Thyet Myo 257(1)
Burmese Festivals
New Year's Day 257(1)
The Buffalo Fight 258(1)
The Boat Races 259(2)
The Doon Pooay 261(4)
Burmese Weights and Measures 265