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May 10, 2012 · Volume 2 continues his history of India, and describes Hindi and Muslim religious practices; Tavernier then continues to the Dutch territories in the East Indies and returns home on a Dutch ship via St Helena. May 10, 2012 · Cambridge University Press, May 10, 2012- Biography & Autobiography- 500 pages. 0Reviews. In 1676, Jean-Baptiste Tavernier 1605-89, French merchant, traveller and pioneer of trade with India.

Volume 2 begins by describing Allahabad in northern India, and covers a wide variety of topics including diamonds, geology, climate, flora and fauna, superstition, litigation, children, tourism and sport. Volume 2 details religious practices, the Great Mogul's journey to Kashmir, and many other topics, concluding with an appendix of north Indian history and a chronology of its rulers. Including Brock's interventions to relate the narrative to imperial Britain, this work will be of interest to scholars of post-colonialism, of early modern travel and of Asian and European encounters. First editions and rare books, including copies in fine bindings, relating to history, travel, culture and exploration in the Indian sub-continent, including the areas of the modern countries of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia 2 Volume Set - Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Middle East and Asia Minor James Silk Buckingham £67.00 Mixed media product.

Travel and Exploration The history of travel writing dates back to the Bible, Caesar, the Vikings. CAMBRIDGE LIBRARY COLLECTION. University PressCambridge University Press 978-1-108-01346-8 - The Voyage of Francois Pyrard of Laval, Volume 2 Edited by Albert Gray and H. C. P. Bell Frontmatter. The publications of the Hakluyt Society founded in 1846 made available edited and sometimes translated early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to. About Cambridge Library Collection - Maritime Exploration. Visit. This series includes accounts, by eye-witnesses and contemporaries, of voyages by Europeans to the Americas, Asia, Australasia and the Pacific during the colonial period. Driven by the military and commercial interests of powers including Britain, France and The Netherlands, particularly the East India Companies, these expeditions.

Volume 2 contains anecdotes including an archaeological excavation conducted by Darwin's mentor Henslow on a tumulus in his parish. Volume 2 covers his travels in the Middle East and India, where he met European travellers including Belzoni and Burckhardt.

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