Across China on Foot

Edwin John Dingle Graham Earnshaw

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Across China on Foot

Across China on Foot This book first published in is one of the most important and best written travel books from old China Edwin Dingle recounts his adventures as he travels up the Yangtze River from Shanghai and

  • Title: Across China on Foot
  • Author: Edwin John Dingle Graham Earnshaw
  • ISBN: 9789889987442
  • Page: 357
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book, first published in 1911, is one of the most important and best written travel books from old China Edwin Dingle recounts his adventures as he travels up the Yangtze River from Shanghai and then by foot southwest across some of China s most wild and woolly territory to Burma Along the way, Dingle absorbed an enormous amount of about life and society in southwesThis book, first published in 1911, is one of the most important and best written travel books from old China Edwin Dingle recounts his adventures as he travels up the Yangtze River from Shanghai and then by foot southwest across some of China s most wild and woolly territory to Burma Along the way, Dingle absorbed an enormous amount of about life and society in southwest China, and describes what he sees in a readable and sensitive way.

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    One thought on “Across China on Foot

    1. Annette on said:

      i wanted to like this book. Its a subject that interests me. But frankly his description of his travels were a bit tedious and one dimensional.

    2. Neil Jenkins on said:

      Didn't finish. Didn't find it too engaging. I preferred a book called 'An Australian in China'

    3. Kathy on said:

      It's enlightening and interesting to read various accounts of travel in China. Each author emphasizes different things. What strikes me most in Mr. Dingle's book is the squalor and poverty of the inhabitants of western Yunnan province at the close of the 19th century. Apparently the destruction caused by famine, uprisings, and cultural inertia led to the descent into near sub-human existence for many people of that place and time. Yet Mr. Dingle found much to praise in the Chinese people and in [...]

    4. Jobi George on said:

      (a comment, not review)A great expanse of view but taking it all in and make it to the last page is really an effort, a million mile walk, literally. It took really a long while before I finished reading it, few times I threw it aside though.

    5. Katherine Schumm on said:

      Do not believe this would be interesting general reading due to the age and time period written. I am doing research on China early 1900's so it provided details which are hard to find about daily life and conditions. Very interesting because it occurs in the period I am writing about.

    6. Sue on said:

      Didn't get too far into this before I had to return it to the library. Maybe someday I'll try it again.

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