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The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 11 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,643
Discovery Miles 16 430
The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 11 (Paperback): Books Group
The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 11 (Paperback): Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 Excerpt: ...was 14,677 vessels and 3,173,787 tons. The value of the imports from foreign countries (United Kingdom included) into British India, for tho year 1870, was: merchandise, $164,012,504; treasure, $69,468,185; total, $233,480,689; the United Kingdom contributing nearly half the total. In tho latter months of 1871 the English Government of India undertook, for the second time, an expedition against the Looshai. The Txioshai country is in India, lying north of the British province of Chittagong, southwest of the protected state of Munnipoor, Bonth of the tea-district portion of British Cachar, and due west of the protected stato of Tiporah. A line duo east from Calcutta, three hundred miles distant, strikes the southeastern angle of the district in question. This tract of country is about sixty miles broad at tho widest part, and one hundred and thirty-five miles long. It is hilly and densely covered with jungle, traversed by numerous streams, and only sparsely inhabited by a semi-nomadic race of men, who Eass their time alternately in rude cultivation, unting, and internal warfare, varied by occasional predatory incursions on territory occupied either by the British or the semi-independent states protected by Great Britain. There are no roads, the district never having been surveyed, and being as little explored as the interior of Africa. The best paths are the dry beds of streams, by traversing which the traveller not only obtains means of passage throngh the hills and jungle, but also shelter from the rays of the sun afforded by overhanging trees. Respecting the inhabitants of this country, they are as little known as the country itself, but are believed by some to be of Malay origin. They are divided into numerous clans, of most of which the very names are u...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 38mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 754
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-36767-6
Barcode: 9781130367676
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-130-36767-3

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