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The island of Formosa

Davidson, James Wheeler

The island of Formosa

historical view from 1430 to 1900. History, people, resources, and commercial prospects. Tea, camphor, sugar, gold, coal, sulphur, economical plants, and other productions.

by Davidson, James Wheeler

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Published by Paragon in New York .
Written in English

  • Taiwan -- History,
  • Taiwan

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published by Macmillan in 1903.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination646 p.
    Number of Pages646
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23374075M

    An odd man calling himself George Psalmanazar appeared in London in He was accompanied by a Scottish clergyman and a bizarre history. Psalmanazar claimed to be a citizen of Formosa, the first native of that Japanese* island to visit Europe. Map of Formosa with the Catholic mission stations marked on it. Anon. Anon. "Ile de Formose avec indication de l'emplacement des tribus aborigès" [Isle of Formosa indicating the . Islands4You is an ecotourism company offering unforgettable group and private boat tours in the Ria Formosa Natural Park and it's white sand islands. The island of Taiwan, also commonly known as Formosa, was partly under colonial rule by the Dutch Republic from to In the context of the Age of Discovery, the Dutch East India Company established its presence on Formosa to trade with the Chinese (Ming Empire) and Japanese, and also to interdict Portuguese and Spanish trade and colonial activities in East supportselschools.coml: Zeelandia, (now Anping, Tainan).

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Davidson spent extensive time on the island and this was one of the most extensive histories up to its time and the only detailed study in English. Some argue that it remains unsurpassed as a history & ethnography of the island. It traces the history of Taiwan from early Dutch rule in to the early 20th century & describes natural resources, trade, industry, people, language, bird & animal.

George Psalmanazar (c. – 3 May ) was a Frenchman who claimed to be the first native of Formosa (today Taiwan) to visit some years he convinced many in Britain, but he was later revealed to be an impostor and proved fake.

He subsequently became a theological essayist, and a friend and acquaintance of Samuel Johnson and other noted figures in 18th-century literary for: Formosa culture fake memoir. The name Formosa dates from when Portuguese sailors sighted an uncharted island and noted it on their maps as Ilha Formosa ("beautiful island").

The name Formosa eventually "replaced all others in European literature" and remained in common use among English speakers into the 20th supportselschools.coml: Taipei (May–June ), Tainan (June–October.

May 06,  · MacKay was a man deeply in love not just with one Taiwanese girl (who turned out to be a tremendous help), but with the island of Formosa and its peoples as a whole.

The book is cobbled together, Rohrer suggests, from MacKay's notes and a first draft that emphasized a /5(3). The island of Formosa, past and present [James Wheeler Davidson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The island of Formosa, past and present. History, people, resources, and commercial prospects. Tea, camphor, sugar, goldCited by: The island of Formosa, past and present by Davidson, James Wheeler,Macmillan & co., Kelly & Walsh, ld.

edition, in EnglishPages: The island, sinceis the seat of the Government of the Republic of Nationalist China, a presidential republic with capital Taipei, which includes over to the island of Formosa, the Pescadores, Quemoy, Matsu, Wuchiu Hsu islands and the island of Itu Aba ( sq km) in the Spratly islands archipelago.

Various names for the island of Taiwan remain in use today, each derived from explorers or rulers during a particular historical period. The name Formosa (福爾摩沙) dates from[verification needed] when Portuguese sailors sighted an uncharted island and noted it Calling code: + Title Map showing the Island of Formosa and the adjoining coast of China.

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Define Island of Formosa. Island of Formosa synonyms, Island of Formosa pronunciation, Island of Formosa translation, English dictionary definition of Island of Formosa. Taiwan An island off the southeast coast of China, the seat of the Republic of China since Originally inhabited by Austronesian peoples, it was.

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Dec 22,  · The island of Formosa, past and present. History, people, resources, and commercial prospects. Tea, camphor, sugar, gold, coal, sulphur, economical plants, and other Pages: Formosa. Today known as Taiwan, Formosa is a large island (14, square miles or 36, km 2) located off the southeast coast of the Chinese mainland.

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Ria Formosa is 60 km long and stretches from Garrão beach (Faro) to Manta Rota beach (Cacela) and is composed of a labyrinth of canals, islands (Barreta, also known as Deserta island, Culatra, Armona, Tavira and Cabanas), swamps and sandbanks.

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The land rises gradually to the east, where a series of parallel mountain ranges intersect Formosa from north to south. The highest peak, Mount Morrison, reaches 13, feet, and along the east coast are some of the most rugged cliffs in the world. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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