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Notes and commentaries during a voyage to Brazil and China, in the year 1848

by W. S. W. Ruschenberger

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Published by MacFarlane & Fergusson in Richmond .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voyages around the world,
  • Black race,
  • Blacks,
  • Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSouthern literary messenger.
    Statementby W.S.W. Ruschenberger. ; (From the Southern literary messenger for 1852-53.).
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], 186, [2], 189-219, [1] p. (last blank) ;
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25660466M
    OCLC/WorldCa81507531

    The Opening to China Part I: the First Opium War, the United States, and the Treaty of Wangxia, – The Treaty of Wangxia (Wang-hsia) was the first formal treaty signed between the United States and China in It served as an American counterpart to the Anglo-Chinese Treaty of Nanjing that ended the First Opium War in In , a Portuguese fleet commanded by Pedro Alvares Cabral landed by accident on the coast of Brazil. After initially setting up a trading center there, as they had done in Africa and Asia, the Author: David Zax.

    S Sivasegaram. Sri Lanka is in deep crisis on many fronts, and its politics is almost a total mess. Yet, its President, Mahinda Rajapaksa, elected by a whisker in November , thanks to the boycott of the election by the Tamils in the North-East, after a last-minute call by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), is the only Sri Lankan head of government to have grown in popularity. Abstract. I n the royal family of Portugal fled to Brazil; in the colony was declared ‘ a kingdom’ ; and the Portuguese Court having returned to Europe in , a national congress assembled at Rio de Janeiro, and on , Dom Pedro, eldest son of King João VI. of Portugal, was chosen ‘Perpetual Defender’ of Brazil. He proclaimed the independence of the country on.

    First Opium (First Anglo-Chinese) War. Treaty of Nanking signed () ending the First Opium War. China to pay large indemnity and extraterritoriality and most favored nation principle established in China Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK) Abstract I n the royal family of Portugal fled to Brazil; in the colony was declared ‘a kingdom’; and the Portuguese Court having returned to Europe in , a national congress assembled at Rio do Janeiro, and on , Dom Pedro, eldest son of King João VI. of.


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