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Compiled From: The Adventures of Marco Polo, The Great Traveler, Edited by, Edward Atherton, New York: D. Appleton and Company, (1902). The Story of China, by R. Van Bergen, M.A., New York: American Book Company, (1902). India’s Story Told to Boys and Girls, by H.E. Marshall, London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, Ltd.

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Table of Contents The Adventures of Marco Polo

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Author’s Preface ........................................................................2 Chapter 1 ...................................................................................5 Chapter 2 .................................................................................23 Chapter 3 .................................................................................34 Chapter 4 .................................................................................44 Chapter 5 .................................................................................59 Chapter 6 .................................................................................71 Chapter 7 .................................................................................87 Chapter 8 .................................................................................92 Chapter 9 ...............................................................................106 Chapter 10 .............................................................................115

The Story of China

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Preface ...................................................................................126 I. The Country ...................................................................... 127 General Description ...............................................................127 II. The People ....................................................................... 129 How the Chinese were Governed in the 1800’s .....................129 Examinations: ........................................................................137 The Tie That Binds ...............................................................144 The Belief in Spirits ...............................................................152


Table of Contents Continued The Chinese People ............................................................... 159 Marriage, Birth, and Death .................................................... 165 The Chinese at Home............................................................ 168 What Boys Learn at School ................................................... 171 Games and Holidays .............................................................. 178 II. Past and Present ............................................................... 185 The Deluge as Told by the Chinese ....................................... 185 Brief History of China ............................................................ 191 Confucius — 551-479 B.C. .................................................... 198 Early Intercourse with China ................................................. 205 Americans and China ............................................................ 211 The Tae-Ping Rebellion ......................................................... 213 How a Poor Boy Made a Name .............................................. 219 China’s Latest History ........................................................... 226 Conclusion ............................................................................. 229

India’s Story

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Alexander the Great Invades India ....................................... 235 How Brave Men Went Sailing ............................................... 239 Upon Unknown Seas ............................................................. 239 Success at Last ....................................................................... 244 How the Dutch and the English ............................................ 248 Set Forth to India .................................................................. 248 The First British Ambassador goes to the Court of the Emperor of India................................................................................... 254 The Hatred of the Dutch ....................................................... 260


The French in India ...............................................................266 The Siege of Arcot .................................................................273 The Black Hole ......................................................................281 The Battle of Plassey ..............................................................285 Times of Misrule ....................................................................291 Warren Hastings, First Governor-General.............................296 Warren Hastings War ............................................................300 Tippoo Sultan ........................................................................309 Warrior Chieftains .................................................................314 The Mutiny of Velloke ..........................................................320 The Ghurkas ..........................................................................324 The Pindaris and the Last Maráthá War ...............................329 The First Burmese War ..........................................................333 The Siege of Bhurtpore ..........................................................339 Sati and Thags .......................................................................342 The First Afghan War ...........................................................345 The Sikhs ...............................................................................353 The Mutiny —Delhi ..............................................................358 The Mutiny—Cawnpore........................................................363 The Mutiny—Lucknow .........................................................368 The Empress of India .............................................................372


The Adventures of Marco Polo The Great Traveler


Author’s Preface

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Author’s Preface

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The Adventures of Marco Polo Chapter 1 Introductory

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The Adventures of Marco Polo

Marco Polo’s Journey to China

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The Adventures of Marco Polo

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 4

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Chapter 5

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Chapter 6

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Chapter 7

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Chapter 8

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Chapter 9

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Chapter 10

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The Story of China (abridged) by R. Van Bergen, M. A.


Preface


The Story of China I. The Country General Description

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II. The People How the Chinese were Governed in the 1800’s

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Examinations:

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The Story of China

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The Tie That Binds

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The Story of China

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The Story of China

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The Story of China

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The Belief in Spirits

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The Story of China

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The Chinese People

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The Story of China

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The Story of China

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Marriage, Birth, and Death

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The Story of China

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The Chinese at Home

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The Story of China

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What Boys Learn at School

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The Story of China

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The Story of China

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The Story of China

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Games and Holidays

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The Story of China

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The Story of China

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The Story of China

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II. Past and Present The Deluge as Told by the Chinese

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The Story of China

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The Story of China

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Brief History of China

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Confucius — 551-479 B.C.

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Early Intercourse with China

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The Story of China

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The Story of China

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Americans and China

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The Tae-Ping Rebellion

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The Story of China

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The Story of China

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How a Poor Boy Made a Name

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China’s Latest History

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Conclusion

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The Story of China

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India’s Story

Told to Boys and Girls

by H. E. Marshall


India’s Story Chapter I

Alexander the Great Invades India

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India’s Story

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Chapter II

How Brave Men Went Sailing Upon Unknown Seas

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter III

Success at Last

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter IV

How the Dutch and the English Set Forth to India

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter V

The First British Ambassador goes to the Court of the Emperor of India

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter VI

The Hatred of the Dutch

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter VII

The French in India

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter VIII

The Siege of Arcot

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter IX

The Black Hole

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India’s Story

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Chapter X

The Battle of Plassey

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter XI

Times of Misrule

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter XII

Warren Hastings, First Governor-General

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter XIII

Warren Hastings War

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India’s Story

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Chapter XIV

Tippoo Sultan

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter XV

Warrior Chieftains

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter XVI

The Mutiny of Velloke

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter XVII

The Ghurkas

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter XVIII

The Pindaris and the Last Marรกthรก War

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India’s Story

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Chapter XIX

The First Burmese War

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter XX

The Siege of Bhurtpore

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India’s Story

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Chapter XXI

Sati and Thags

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India’s Story

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Chapter XXII

The First Afghan War

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India’s Story

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Chapter XXIII

The Sikhs

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter XXIV

The Mutiny —Delhi

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India’s Story

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Chapter XXV

The Mutiny—Cawnpore

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter XXVI

The Mutiny—Lucknow

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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Chapter XXVII

The Empress of India

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India’s Story

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India’s Story

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