1st Edition

Present Day Impressions of the Far East (ES 3-vol. set)

Copyright 2012
    by Edition Synapse

    This is a facsimile reprint of the 1917 edition published in London with over 2,000 photographs. It is a major visual work of reference which explains the modernization of Far Eastern countries.

    --The entries include China, Macao, Hongkong, Indo-China, Malaya, Singapore, Netherlands India, Java, Batavia and major modernized cities in the region.

    --The wide-ranging thematic articles cover subjects including: history, culture, education, religion, ethnicity, medicine, law, politics, military, diplomacy, economics, finance, industry, mining, agriculture, forestry, publishing, transport, and labour.

    --Includes rare and important photographs (some to be found only in this publication) of early twentieth-century streets and buildings in the pre-War period.

    --Business data and various statistics are quoted from official sources of information, and the detailed descriptive texts are contributed by distinguished scholars.

    --An indispensable tool for any academic and educational institution with collections on the history of East Asia.