Tag Archives: China

Runaway Sledge! (Christmas History 9)

English travel writer Thomas Witlam Atkinson wrote about his Travels in the Regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor, published in 1860.  The book chronicled a visit to a region of Siberia that had recently been incorporated into Russia, having … Continue reading

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Journals 9.4 – Seward’s Travels Around the World (Part 4)

This is the final part of my article on William H. Seward’s journal.  For the previous parts, please see the entries posted on 2nd, 6th and 11th November 2015. After his negative experience entering Peking, it is not surprising that … Continue reading

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Journals 9.3 – Seward’s Travels Around the World (Part 3)

This is the third part of my article on William H. Seward’s journal.  For the first and second parts, please see the entries posted on 2nd and 6th November 2015. Seward’s first destination in China was Shanghai, although he did … Continue reading

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