West of the Pacific

By: Huntington, Ellsworth

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First edition. Cloth. Illustrations. Small discoloration on back cover. In the Preface the author notes: "This is an account of the journey of a delegate to the Second Pan-Pacific Science Congress, held in Australia, at Melbourne and Sydney, in Augu st, 1923. It is not a consecutive narrative of what I did day by day. It is merely a book of impressions. I spent a month in Japan, a week in Chosen, three weeks in sailing to Australia, with brief stops in tthe Philippines, seven weeks in Australia , two weeks in Java, and five weeks in travelling along the Chinese coast from Canton to Shanghai and thence by rail to Peking and Mukden". Chapters include: The Voyage of a Geographer; Industrial Japan; Chosen, Japan, and War; The Chinese Renaissan ce; Fuchow, Stupidity, and Competence; The Smiling, Saddening Javanese; Hindu, Arab, Dutchman; White Australia and Natural Selection; Minimum Standards in Australia; etc.

Title: West of the Pacific

Author Name: Huntington, Ellsworth

Categories: Foreign Lands,

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1925. New York.: 1925

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 3048

Keywords: THE ORIENT. FAR EAST. AUSTRALIA. EXPLORATION. ADVENTURE. VOYAGE. FOREIGN LANDS,