Contents: 1. Brazil and the East-Indies: an exact description of the Dutch Brazil, and divers parts of the East-Indies also a description of the city of Batavia/John Nieuhoff. 2. True travels and adventures into Europe, Asia, Africa and America 1592-1629/John Smith. 3. Two journals kept by seven sai (more)
Contents: 1. Historical sketch. 2. The Parsees in Persia. 3. Manners and customs. 4. Laws and internal government of the Parsees. 5. Commercial pursuits. 6. Education. 7. Religion. 8. Conclusion. From the preface: "The vast empire known in Europe as the "East Indies" holds a population of one hundre (more)
Contents: Preface. I. Human remains: Introduction. 1. Prehistoric skeletal record of man in South Asia/Kenneth A.R. Kennedy. II. Prehistoric roots of religious beliefs: Introduction. 1. An upper Palaeolithic shrine in India/J.M. Kenoyer, J.D. Clark, J.N. Pal and G.R. Sharma. 2. Neolithic hunting sce (more)
Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico. Similar Title... A Field Guide to the Birds of the West Indies by Peterson, Roger Tory ; Bond, James ; Peterson, Roger Tory ; Field Guide to the Birds of Cuba by Garrido, Orlando H. ; Kirkconnell, Arturo ; Short, Lester ; A Guide to the Birds of Trinidad a (more)
In 1542, after years of witnessing Indian suffering and slavery, Bartolome de Las Casas wrote this indictment against European exploitation and mistreatment of the native peoples of the New World. The document was dedicated to Prince Philip of Spain and appeared in published form in 1552. It carries (more)
Roland Wauer describes the unique natural features of each island and recounts his often fascinating experiences in seeking out the nearly 400 species of birds known in the West Indies. Similar Title... A Field Guide to the Birds of the West Indies by Peterson, Roger Tory ; Bond, James ; Peterson, R (more)
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Short Description:- Together with an account of the Detaining in Captivity the Author and Divers other Englishmen now living there; and of the Author’s Miraculous Escape.
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