[KS] James' expedition through Manchuria
ansonjae at sogang.ac.kr
Fri Jun 29 04:15:13 EDT 2012
I have just created in my home page a page http://hompi.sogang.ac.kr/anthony/Manchuria1887.html containing the digitalized text of a paper, A Journey in Manchuria By H. E. M. James (Henry Evan Murchinson James), of the Bombay Civil Service, that was published in: Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and Monthly Record of Geography. Volume IX., No. 9, September 1887. Pages 531-567
The page is linked to a page with images of the map of Manchuria from that volume tracing the journey. The page also links to the Internet Archive text of the book The Long White Mountain, or, A journey in Manchuria: with some account of the history, people, administration and religion of that country (Longmans, Green, and Co., 1888) published by James the following year.
This contains an account of what I believe is the first recorded ascent of Baekdu-san by westerners. It makes interesting, even amusing, reading.
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