Journal of an Embassy to the Courts of Siam and Cochin China

Author(s): 
Crawfurd, John
ISBN: 
0195826981
Date published: 
September 1987
Hardback
Price: 
£32.50
Pages: 
616

Crawfurd's mission was of considerable historical significance, being the first major European mission to Thailand since the seventeenth century and the last British mission to Vietnam. For nearly 150 years, his Journal has been an indispensable handbook for those interested in nineteenth-century South-East Asia.

 

For nearly 150 years, Crawfurd's Journal, an account of the first major mission to Thailand since the 17th century, and the last British mission to Vietnam, has been indispensable for those interested in 19th-century South-Eas t Asia.