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Published by s.n. in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesJournal of the Ethnological Society of London.
Statementby Dr. Schetelig
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p., [2] leaves of plates ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24829340M

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Get this from a library! Natives of Formosa: British reports of the Taiwan indigenous people, [Henrietta Harrison; Shun yi Taiwan yuan zhu min bo wu guan.;].   Psalmanazar claimed to be a citizen of Formosa, the first native of that Japanese* island to visit Europe. His was a spellbinding story for a public hankering after exotica, and soon the blond-haired, blue-eyed stranger was being invited into academic circles in the British capital. Memoirs of ++++, Commonly Known by the Name of George Psalmanazar, a Reputed Native of Formosa Western books on China published up to Author: George Psalmanazar: Edition: 2: Publisher: Davis. Essentially the book deals with , natives of Formosa living in villages. The black and white halftone plates extensively document these people and their customs and ways of life. A few images show the Japanese interaction with them but that is the exception.

  Memoirs of ****. Commonly known by the name of George Psalmanazar; a reputed native of Formosa. Written by himself, in order to be published after his death. Schetelig, [Arnold]. "On the natives of Formosa." Transactions of the Ethnological Society of London7 []: On the Natives of Formosa. By Dr. Schetelig. [Read June 23rd, ] [P. ] Before exhibiting, as I propose, some skulls and photographs of natives of Formosa, and before giving you my views as to the place, in the series of the races of mankind, which I would assign to those natives, I . Taiwanese indigenous peoples or formerly Taiwanese aborigines, Formosan people, Austronesian Taiwanese or Gāoshān people (this is particularly used by mainland Chinese), are the indigenous peoples of Taiwan, who number almost , or % of the island's population—or more than , people, considering the potential recognition of Taiwanese plain indigenous peoples officially .   The book is from the former Dutch “ambassador” in Taiwan, Menno Goedhart, and from Cheryl Robbins. Menno Goedhart have been traveling extensively in the most remote corners of Taiwan. The book is different from any other English travel guide I have ever read about Taiwan. It lists a lot of unknown inns and aboriginal food and restaurants.

An Historical and Geographical Description of Formosa : Giving an Account of the Religion, Customs, Manners, &c., of the Inhabitants. Together with a Relation of what Happen'd to the Author in His Travels; Particularly His Conferences with the Jesuits, and Others, in Several Parts of Europe. Occupation. Memoirist, imposter. Known for. Formosa culture fake memoir. George Psalmanazar (c. – 3 May ) was a Frenchman who claimed to be the first native of Formosa (today Taiwan) to visit Europe. For some years he convinced many in Britain, but he was later revealed to be an impostor and proved fake.   The Religion of the Dayaks, Collected and Tr: And the Political, Social and Religious Constitution of the Natives of the West Coast of Formosa Before Begin Ende Voortgangh Van De Vereenighde [Lobscheid, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Religion of the Dayaks, Collected and Tr: And the Political, Social and Religious Constitution of the Natives of the . Harrison H. Natives of Formosa: British Reports of the Taiwan Indigenous People. Taipei: Shung Yeh Museum of Formosan Aborigines;