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Marvels of Asia and the Orient

Marvels of Asia and the Orient

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Published by University of knowledge in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia -- Description and travel,
  • Europe -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten and compiled by numerous world travelers under the direction of Mason Warner
    SeriesUniversity of knowledge wonder books
    ContributionsWarner, Mason, b. 1871
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 381 p. :
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15223054M

    This book examines European travel writing on central, east, south, and southeast Asia composed or in circulation from around to around "Orient," "Asia," "far East" (with lowercase "f"), "distant East," and "farther East" will be employed as synonyms encompassing the whole area under discussion with due acknowledgment of the.   Orient is an isolated town on the north fork of Long Island, its future as a historic village newly threatened by the arrival of wealthy transplants from Manhattan—many of them artists. One late summer morning, the body of a local caretaker is found in the open water; the same day, a monstrous animal corpse is found on the beach, presumed a.

      Books of the Marvels of the World or Description of the World (Divisament dou monde), also nicknamed Il Milione (The Million) or Oriente Poliano, but. Books of the Marvels of the World or. Custom Luxury Tours Of Asia and The Orient. Asia and the Orient have the feel of a good mystery, one you can never quite finish. Luxury travel and tours in Asia and the Orient are for anyone who took to heart Rudyard Kipling’s stories as a child, and for those who possess a richness of spirit and a readiness to engage the unfamiliar.

    Societies in East Asia indeed differ in many ways from societies elsewhere in the world—including Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America, in addition to Europe and North America—but one can build a richer understanding of such differences by setting aside misleading phrases . Richard Halliburton's Book of Marvels: the Occident () Written for students about the wonders found when traveling from South America to Europe Richard Halliburton's Second Book of Marvels: the Orient () Written for students introducing the culture, customs and people from Greece to Japan.


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Following on from his Book of Marvels: The Occident (first published in ), which represented the cream of his adventures from America to South America and Europe, this present volume provides another exciting tour for school students—introducing the people, religions, architecture, customs, and scenery from Greece to Mt.

Fuji in Japan. (shelved 2 times as books-set-in-asia) avg rating — 27, ratings — published Buy Richard Halliburton's second book of marvels: the Orient. by Richard Halliburton online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ Find a huge variety of new & used Orient Express Express train books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices.

Shop Orient Express Express train books at Alibris. Complete Book of Marvels contains both volume 1, The Occident, and volume 2, The Orient. Each story is pages, but that includes many full page photos.

Thus far, the average written part is about 10 pages. Orient is definitely not a book that you will be able to read in an afternoon. Coming is at over pages, it does seem like an intimidating book. From the synopsis, I was hoping for an intriguing, not able to put down read.

I really wanted to love this book. Unfortunately, I struggled to finish it/5. Book of Marvels. These books are These books are sometimes compiled into one volume and titled The Complete Book of Marvels.

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At the eastern edge of Long Island, far from the hustle of New York City, sits Orient, a secluded village that has been home to a few families for hundreds of years and is now - reluctantly - opening up to wealthy weekenders and artist refugees /5().

The word "oriental" is not a bad word. It just means "eastern". That said, some in the United States find the word offensive, so it might be prudent to avoid it. Some history: the word "oriental" is the adjective form of the noun "Orient", which.Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the paradigm of socialist realism in East German cinema has been subject to scholarly debate, scrutiny, and academic rethinking on a global level.

Few scholars, however, have examined socialist ideology in the framework of Orientalism in fairy-tale film. In his groundbreaking book Orientalism () Edward Said argues that the Orient was a European invention Author: Claudia M.

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