De Zieke Reiziger, or, Rambles in Java and the Straits in 1852

The author records for himself a visit to the Straits and the island of Java in 1852 and did not intend the publication of the narrative. He describes the various places he visited, the settlements of Singapore and Penang and those in Java such as Batavia, Bandong, Cheribon and Magelang. Details of the physical features, economic situations and social life and customs are included.

 

Title
De Zieke Reiziger, or, Rambles in Java and the Straits in 1852
Subject
Southeast Asia--Description and travel
Java (Indonesia)--Description and travel
Southeast Asia--History
Geography and Travels
Malay archipelago
Publisher
Simpkin, Marshall, 1853
Digital Description
application/pdf, 14372 KB, 235 p. : ill.
Table of Contents
Partial contents: ch.I. Author's illness
ch.II. Arrival at Singapore
ch.III. Departure from Singapore
ch.IV. Batavia, approach
ch.V. Travelling in Java
ch.VI. Leave Buitenzorg
ch.VII. Bandong
ch.VIII. Delightful climate of Bandong
ch.IX. Women of Cheribon
ch.X. Kubooman
ch.XI. The Resident at Magelang
ch.XII. Determine to leave Java
ch.XIII. Return to Batavia
ch.XIV. The "Bara Krama," or language of honour
ch.XV. The Protestant church at Singapore
ch.XVI. Mosquitoes
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2005.

 

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