Page images
PDF
EPUB

THE

BRITISH WORLD IN THE EAST.

VOL. II.

Rer. Thomas Traughton.

THE

BRITISH WORLD IN THE EAST:

A GUIDE

HISTORICAL, MORAL, AND COMMERCIAL,

TO

india, China, Australia, South Africa,

AND THE

OTHER POSSESSIONS OR CONNEXIONS

OF

GREAT BRITAIN

IN THE

EASTERN AND SOUTHERN SEAS.

BY

LEITCH RITCHIE.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:
W. H. ALLEN AND CO., 7, LEADENHALL STREET.

[merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][ocr errors][ocr errors]
[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]
[blocks in formation]

CHAPTER II.-CASHMERE AND THIBET.

Picture of the celebrated Vale of Cashmere
The inhabitants and their history
Sketch of the Thibetan table-land
The Buddhism of Thibet
History and government
Customs and manners

[blocks in formation]

CHAPTER III.-The BURMAN EMPIRE AND SIAM.

Description of India beyond the Ganges
Productions and commerce
The government, the law, and the army

50

51

« EelmineJätka »