Mandalay to Momien

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Mandalay to Momien, A Narrative of the Two Expeditions to Western China of 1868 and 1875 under Edward B. Sladen and Horace Browne.

3 fold out maps, index, 15 engraved plates, tissue guards, 5 appendices, glossary, age toning, crisp paper.

Two historic adventures to find overland routes from Burma to Yunnan, China.

First expedition
Mandaly to Bhamo
Overland trade of Burma and China, early English travellers, Burmese Treaty of 1862, Mandaly, The king, Mengoon, Burmese Navigation, Tagoung and old Pagan
The town, Shan-burmese, history, Sala
Kahyen Hills
tsawbwa-gadaw, divination,Namgoung gorge
Ponsee Camp
The Kakhyens
The Kakhyens or kakoos, the clan, chief, villages, costume, female dress and ornaments, marriage, music, religion, language
Manwyne to Momien
Town of Manwyne, Haw, Chief, Karahokah, Muangla, Shan, Mawphoo valley, Muangtee, Nantin, Valley of Momien
Town of Teng-yue-chow, market, jade manufacture, mines of yunnan, environs
The Mahommedans of Yunnan
Origin, Panthay, history, Toonganees, Revolt, Tali-fu, French expedition
The Sanda Valley
Nantin, Muangla, Sanda, hot springs, Shan dinner party
The Hotha Valley
Leesaw village, Hotha market, Shan, The Tai of Yunnan, Chinese Shans, Temple
From Hotha to Mhamo
Intermediate Events
British Resident at Bhamo, British realtions with the Panthays, Siege of Momien, Fall of Yung-chang, Fall of Tali-fu, Sultan Suleiman's death, Massacre

Second Expedition
Mr Margary, puppets
Woon, sawady village, Paloungto chief
The Advance
Tsitkaw, Namthabet, Tsitkaw, Nampoung
Repulse of Mission
Murder of Margary, Tsawbas, Return to Rangoon

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Publisher: Macmillan and Co
Published: 1876

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