by Archibald Little
Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. 1899
Number of pages: 620
The Chinese Empire is rather larger than Europe. Being on the eastern side of a great continent, it has the same extremes of climate as are to be found in the United States. Fruits, flowers, and crops vary in like manner. Peking is on about the same parallel as Madrid, Chungking as Cairo, Shanghai as Madeira.
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In this guide you will find all the information you need to make your visit to Shanghai memorable. The day tours lead you along sights such as the old town district or the skyscrapers of the city. Go on a journey of discovery in Shanghai yourself.
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The most popular of Lowell's books on the Orient, The Soul of the Far East, (1888) contains an early synthesis of some of his ideas, that in essence, postulated that human progress is a function of the qualities of individuality and imagination.
- Hong Kong Tourism Board
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