Carpenter's Geographical Reader: Asia


Read by BettyB

(5 stars; 1 reviews)

Through travelogues, lifestyle descriptions and cultural notes the reader will visit China, Japan, India, Korea, parts of the Holy Land and Turkey as they were in the early 20th century. Summary by BettyB (8 hr 43 min)

Chapters

Preface 3:31 Read by BettyB
Introduction 10:18 Read by BettyB
From America to Japan on a Big Ocean Steamer 7:31 Read by BettyB
The Island Empire of Japan 12:44 Read by BettyB
Yokohama, A Japanese Seaport 7:50 Read by BettyB
Tokyo, the Capital of Japan 13:57 Read by BettyB
Home Life in Japan 13:24 Read by BettyB
The Emperor. How Japan is Governed 11:03 Read by BettyB
Japanese Children at School. Books and Newspapers 7:00 Read by BettyB
Japanese Children at Play 6:59 Read by BettyB
Japanese Farms and Farmers 13:23 Read by BettyB
Commercial and Industrial 9:11 Read by BettyB
Korea, the Hermit Nation 9:41 Read by BettyB
Business Among the Koreans. Education 8:35 Read by BettyB
China 15:04 Read by BettyB
The Great Capital of China 10:50 Read by BettyB
The Emperor and the Government 10:35 Read by BettyB
The Great Wall of China 9:02 Read by BettyB
Mongolia and Manchuria 9:18 Read by BettyB
Chinese Boats and Boat people 9:36 Read by BettyB
Chinese Farms and Farming. Tea 9:56 Read by BettyB
Industrial China 10:26 Read by BettyB
Curious Chinese Customs 8:45 Read by BettyB
Foreign Colonies in China 7:51 Read by BettyB
Indo China 9:50 Read by BettyB
Siam and the Siamese 12:29 Read by BettyB
The King of Siam and His Government. Buddhism 10:15 Read by BettyB
Singapore and the Malays 13:08 Read by BettyB
In British Burma 10:13 Read by BettyB
With the Burmese at Home 8:59 Read by BettyB
The Working Elephants in Burma 6:08 Read by BettyB
Industrial Burma. Rice 8:34 Read by BettyB
General View of India 14:01 Read by BettyB
The Wild Animals of India 10:33 Read by BettyB
The Cities of India 14:07 Read by BettyB
The Villages of India. Home Life 10:42 Read by BettyB
Among the Indian Farmers 12:48 Read by BettyB
The Stores and Trades of India 11:23 Read by BettyB
The Religions of India. A Visit to Benares 10:58 Read by BettyB
The Native States of India. A Visit to the Rajah of Jaipur 14:18 Read by BettyB
Above the Clouds; or, Nature and Man in the Heart of the Himalaya Mountains 14:24 Read by BettyB
Tibet and the Tibetans 13:41 Read by BettyB
Afghanistan 7:12 Read by BettyB
Persia 13:05 Read by BettyB
Arabia, or Life in the Desert 12:41 Read by BettyB
In an Arabian Village. Mecca and Medina 7:21 Read by BettyB
Asiatic Turkey. In Palestine and Mesopotamia 14:15 Read by BettyB
Travels among the Turks 8:22 Read by BettyB
Russia in Asia. Transcaucasia, Turkestan and the Steppes 8:39 Read by BettyB
Russia in Asia. Siberia 9:14 Read by BettyB

Reviews

(5 stars)

Great thanks to Betty B for the excellent reading of these very entertaining books! They are such a fascinating look into what the world and its people were like a hundred years ago, while also equally as much an insight into the values and prejudices of westerners at the time - and what they taught their kids about the world back then!