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Luzac's Oriental List and Book Review (Volume 18) (Paperback) Loot Price: R457 Discovery Miles 4 570
Luzac's Oriental List and Book Review (Volume 18) (Paperback): Luzac  Co.
Luzac's Oriental List and Book Review (Volume 18) (Paperback): Luzac  Co.

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Luzac's Oriental List and Book Review (Volume 18) (Paperback)

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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. 1907. Excerpt: ... I. Reviews Notes And News Page 264. H. New Oriental Books Published In England - 285. HI. New Oriental Books Published On The Continent - 29a. IV. New Books Published In The East - 300. V. New Oriental Books Published In America 303. VI-Periodicals Received - 308. Annual Subscription (Post free) Three Shillings. Single Numbers, Published euery Two months, 6d. I. REVIEWS, NOTES AND NEWS. Storia do Mogor or Mogul India 1653--1708, by Niccolao Manned Venetian, translated with Introduction and notes by William Irvine, Bengal Civil Service, (Retired). Member of the Royal Asiatic Society. (Indian text series). It. is scarcely too much to say that the modern historical method has changed history from an art into a science. This change has had farreaching results. While it has induced scepticism as to the value of much that hitherto passed under the name of history, it has encouraged the collection of such evidence only as will bear the ordeal of scientific criticism. Above all it demands the suppression, as far as possible, of the personal equation in the recording of history--a method which, though leading to a gain in accuracy, involves a loss in picturesqueness. History, however, is more than a mass of carefully compiled statistics and no reconstruction of the past that does not stir the imagination will ever appeal to the public at large. It is for this reason that one hails the appearance of a book like the above, the first two volumes of which have recently been published. Tried by the severest canons of scientific critxism Manucci as historian may be found wanting, but of the picturesqueness and interest of his narrative there can be no question. Manucci left Venice as a boy in the year 1653 and after various adventures which he descr...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Luzac Co.
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 114
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-67571-3
Barcode: 9781235675713
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-235-67571-8

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