1884 CHINA 1ed Highways Chinese Travelogue Chekiang Shandong Missionary Voyages

WILLIAMSON, Isabelle

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Old Highways in China” by Isabella Williamson provides a vivid recount of her travels through China, particularly in the provinces of “Cheh kiang” and “Shan tung” (Modern day: Chekiang and Shandong). Illustrated with 18 engravings, the book captures Williamson’s observations of daily life, interactions with the local populace, and her efforts to introduce Christian, Gospel teachings to Chinese women. While it is not solely a missionary account, it emphasizes the importance of reaching out to Eastern women, highlighting their influence in conserving local traditions and beliefs. Williamson encouraged 19th-century women with means and passion from the West to venture into regions like North China to further understand the culture and to help share the Christocentric hope she believed in, drawing inspiration from Biblical promises.

 

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1884 CHINA 1ed Highways Chinese Travelogue Chekiang Shandong Missionary Voyages

 

Old Highways in China” by Isabella Williamson provides a vivid recount of her travels through China, particularly in the provinces of “Cheh kiang” and “Shan tung” (Modern day: Chekiang and Shandong). Illustrated with 18 engravings, the book captures Williamson’s observations of daily life, interactions with the local populace, and her efforts to introduce Christian, Gospel teachings to Chinese women. While it is not solely a missionary account, it emphasizes the importance of reaching out to Eastern women, highlighting their influence in conserving local traditions and beliefs. Williamson encouraged 19th-century women with means and passion from the West to venture into regions like North China to further understand the culture and to help share the Christocentric hope she believed in, drawing inspiration from Biblical promises.

 

Item number: #41478

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WILLIAMSON, Isabelle

 

Old Highways in China

 

[London]: The Religious Tract Society, 1884. First Edition. First Printing.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete
    • 227, [1], 12
    • 18 engravings (including frontispiece)
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • [James G J Hartson], 1884
    • [ Alexander], 1884
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; secure
    • Decorative green cloth
  • Size: ~7.75in X 5.25in (19.5cm x 13.5cm)
  • Quite scarce

 

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41478

Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

WILLIAMSON, Isabelle

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete