Journal of an embassy from the Governor-General of India to the courts of Siam and Cochin China, exhibiting a view of the actual state of those kingdoms

This is an account of the author's travels to Siam, Calcutta, Penang, Malacca and other parts of Southeast Asia. He describes in detail the places he visited, the climate, the people he met and the flora and fauna that he came across during his travels. He also documents the economic and administrative aspects of these places.

 

Title
Journal of an embassy from the Governor-General of India to the courts of Siam and Cochin China, exhibiting a view of the actual state of those kingdoms
Creator
Crawfurd, John, 1783-1868
Subject
Thailand--Description and travel
Vietnam, Southern--Description and travel
Malay Peninsula--Description and travel
Geography and Travels
Geographical areas and countries
Publisher
H. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1830
Digital Description
application/pdf, 99983 KB, 996 p. : ill., maps
Table of Contents
Vol I. ch. I. Nature of the mission ... ch. II. Departure from Penang ... ch. III. Departure from Singapore ... ch. IV. Communication of our arrival made to the Court of Siam ... ch. V. Mission visited by the Portuguese Consul ... ch. VI. Negotiation put off, owing to his Majesty's changing his residence ... ch. VII. Obstacles to European trade in Siam ... ch. VIII. Departure from the Sichang Island ... ch. IX. Voyage along the coast of Cochin China ... ch. X. Visit from the Intendant of the port ... ch. XI. Departure from Hue ...
Vol. II. ch. I. Physical form ... ch. II. Buddhist religion ... ch. III. Siamese history ... ch. IV. Geography ... ch. V. Geography of Cochin China ... ch. VI. Personal appearance of the Cochin Chinese ... ch. VII. Cochin Chinese history ... ch. VIII. Island of Singapore
Appendix.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2007.

 

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