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Excursion to the Hills to the East of Ava in November 1826

Wallich, N. (2005) 'Excursion to the Hills to the East of Ava in November 1826.' Soas Bulletin of Burma Research, 3 (2). pp. 476-784.

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Abstract

This account by Dr. N. Wallich, who was at that time the Superintendent of the Government Botanical Garden at Calcutta, of his excursion into rural Burma in 1826 was quoted in full in John Crawfurd’s account of his mission, of which Dr. Wallich was a part, to Ava in that year. As Crawfurd explains in his introduction to the entry: “Dr. Wallich returned to-day from a botanical excursion to the range of mountains lying east of Ava, which he performed with the sanction of the Burman Government. The following is the narrative of this short but interesting journey, which was replete with botanical discoveries.”

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SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of History
Depositing User: Michael Charney
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2010 12:33
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/10935

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