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island of Formosa, past and present

Davidson, James Wheeler

island of Formosa, past and present

History, people, resources, and commercial prospects. Tea, camphor, sugar, gold, coal, sulphur, economical plants, and other productions

by Davidson, James Wheeler

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Taiwan.

  • Edition Notes

    Folded map in end pocket.

    Statementby James W. Davidson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS895.F7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19127046M

    his book ' Formosa Past and Present.' He now lives in Calgary. Mr. Campbell brought out in a relatively little-known but most scholarly work, ' Formosa under the Dutch.' As one deeply interested in Formosa and knowing the difficulties of ascertaining any facts about it, I would pay this tribute to the enormous amount of research which the. Davidson Map of Formosa / Taiwan Formosa-davidson It was published in Davidson's book The Island of Formosa Past and Present. History, People, Resources, and Commercial Prospects, which is recognized as one of the foremost monograph's on the history of Taiwan.

      Book recommended. The Island of Formosa, Past and Present, History, People, Resources, and Commercial Prospects, by J. W. Davidson.   Buy The Island of Formosa, Past and Present by James Wheeler Davidson from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones Author: James Wheeler Davidson.

    William Campbell (Chinese: 甘 為 霖; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kam Ûi-lîm) (–) was a Scottish Presbyterian missionary to Formosa (Qing Taiwan).He wrote extensively on topics related to Taiwan and was also responsible for founding the island's first school for the blind. Interested in the early history of the island (particularly the Dutch era), his knowledge of the time was such that he Alma mater: Free Church College, Glasgow University . Davidson, from whose superb book 'The Island of Formosa Past and Present' the photographs above and below are taken, reported on a peaceful and isolated people, who neither drank alcohol nor smoked tobacco. He does, however, record some of their history and their past contacts with the outside world.


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The Island of Formosa, Past and Present: History, People, Resources, and Commercial Prospects. Tea, Camphor, Sugar, Gold, Coal, Sulphur, Economical Plants, and Other Productions. Davidson spent extensive time on the island and this was one of the most extensive histories up to its time and the only detailed study in English.

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Tea, Camphor, Sugar, Gold, Coal, Sulphur, Economical Plants, and Other Productions at nd: James Wheeler Davidson. This book deals with episodes relating to missionary work including that undertaken during the Dutch occupation. "The Japanese Expedition to Formosa" (), a very complete and valuable treatise, kindly placed at my disposal by its author, the late Mr.

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The Island of Formosa Past and Present by Davidson, James W. at - ISBN - ISBN - Oxford University Press (China) Ltd - - Hardcover/5(5). Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Davidson spent extensive time on the island and this was one of the most extensive histories up to its time and the only detailed study in English.

Some argue that it remains unsurpassed as a history & ethnography of the island. The island of Formosa, past and present. History. Get this from a library. The island of Formosa, past and present.

History, people, resources, and commercial prospects. Tea, camphor, sugar, gold, coal, sulphur, economical plants, and other productions. [James Wheeler Davidson]. Shortly before the proclamation of the Republic of Formosa, the Qing court ordered Li Ching-fang (李經芳), the nephew and adopted son of China's elder statesman Li Hongzhang, to proceed to Taiwan and transfer sovereignty over the island from China to Japan.

It Capital: Taipei (May–June ), Tainan (June–October. In the next two days they occupied the other main islands of the Pescadores group. The following detailed account of the Pescadores campaign, drawing on official Japanese sources, was included by James W.

Davidson in his book The Island of Formosa, Past and Present, published in Location: Pescadores, Qing Dynasty, China. The Island of Formosa, one of the largest islands in Asia, is situated off the south-east coast of China, opposite to the province of Fukien, to which it formerly greatest length from north to south is over miles, its greatest breadth about 80 miles.

It has an area of 15, square miles, which is half the size of Scotland. The Island of Formosa, Past and Present, by James W.

Davidson. Published by Macmillan & Co., London Republished in by SMC Publishing, Taipei. Taiwan's Year History, The Origins and Continuing Development of the Taiwanese Society and People, by Su Bing.

Disappointed by the lack of a comprehensive general history of the island in English, Davidson undertook eight years of research on the subject, poring through accounts in many languages until he was able to write his magnum opus inwhich he called The Island of Formosa, Past and Present.

The book has gone through several reprints, and remains a central work in the study of the history of Taiwan, Born: JAustin, Minnesota, USA.

The same story is in James W. Davidson, The Island of Formosa, Past and Present, Rutter must have copied that. Maybe Davidson already has it from somebody else.The following is a list drawn from various sources, mainly from the China Directories (as available), the Imperial Maritime Customs' Staff Lists, and the British Foreign Office records, of the men who served the Ch'ing government in the Imperial Maritime Customs in South Formosa.

Takow & .