Travels in South-eastern Asia, embracing Hindustan, Malaya, Siam, and China : with notices of numerous missionary stations, and a full account of the Burman empire : with dissertations, tables, etc. Vol. I & II

This is a narrative account of the travels in Southeast Asia undertaken by the author as a representative of the American Missionary Societies, with the objective to survey and gather information relating to the various missionary posts in the region. Volume I of his work covers the Burmese Empire in great detail, providing vivid description of the places, peoples, culture and religious practices of the country. Volume II provides a descriptive account of the population, religious practices and the missionary stations in Calcutta, Madras, Singapore, Malacca and Bangkok. Included is also an account of the work and operations of the missions in the various places visited by the author.

 

Title
Travels in South-eastern Asia, embracing Hindustan, Malaya, Siam, and China : with notices of numerous missionary stations, and a full account of the Burman empire : with dissertations, tables, etc. Vol. I & II
Creator
Malcolm, Howard, 1799-1879
Subject
Missions--Asia
Burma--Description and travel
Southeast Asia--History
Southeast Asia--Description and travel
Christianity
Geographical areas and countries
Malay archipelago
Publisher
Gould, Kendall, and Lincoln, 1839
Digital Description
application/pdf, 57361 KB, 689 p. : ill., 1 folded map
Table of Contents
Partial contents: pt. I. Travels in Burmah. ch. I. Departure
ch. II. Arrival at Amherst
ch. III. Return to Maulmain
ch.IV. Population of Rangoon
ch. V. Ava Chapter
ch.VI. Chittagong
pt. II. Digested notes on the Burman empire. ch. I. The term India
ch. II. Features of country
ch. III. Population
ch. IV. Government
ch. V. Revenue
ch. VI. Extent of Boodhism.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2005.

 

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