Carpenter's Geographical Reader: Asia

Frank G. CARPENTER (1855 - 1924)

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

Genre(s): Children's Non-fiction

Language: English

Group: Carpenter's Geographical Readers

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface BettyB
00:03:31
Play 01 Introduction BettyB
00:10:18
Play 02 From America to Japan on a Big Ocean Steamer BettyB
00:07:31
Play 03 The Island Empire of Japan BettyB
00:12:44
Play 04 Yokohama, A Japanese Seaport BettyB
00:07:50
Play 05 Tokyo, the Capital of Japan BettyB
00:13:57
Play 06 Home Life in Japan BettyB
00:13:24
Play 07 The Emperor. How Japan is Governed BettyB
00:11:03
Play 08 Japanese Children at School. Books and Newspapers BettyB
00:07:00
Play 09 Japanese Children at Play BettyB
00:06:59
Play 10 Japanese Farms and Farmers BettyB
00:13:23
Play 11 Commercial and Industrial BettyB
00:09:11
Play 12 Korea, the Hermit Nation BettyB
00:09:41
Play 13 Business Among the Koreans. Education BettyB
00:08:35
Play 14 China BettyB
00:15:04
Play 15 The Great Capital of China BettyB
00:10:50
Play 16 The Emperor and the Government BettyB
00:10:35
Play 17 The Great Wall of China BettyB
00:09:02
Play 18 Mongolia and Manchuria BettyB
00:09:18
Play 19 Chinese Boats and Boat people BettyB
00:09:36
Play 20 Chinese Farms and Farming. Tea BettyB
00:09:56
Play 21 Industrial China BettyB
00:10:26
Play 22 Curious Chinese Customs BettyB
00:08:45
Play 23 Foreign Colonies in China BettyB
00:07:51
Play 24 Indo China BettyB
00:09:50
Play 25 Siam and the Siamese BettyB
00:12:29
Play 26 The King of Siam and His Government. Buddhism BettyB
00:10:15
Play 27 Singapore and the Malays BettyB
00:13:08
Play 28 In British Burma BettyB
00:10:13
Play 29 With the Burmese at Home BettyB
00:08:59
Play 30 The Working Elephants in Burma BettyB
00:06:08
Play 31 Industrial Burma. Rice BettyB
00:08:34
Play 32 General View of India BettyB
00:14:01
Play 33 The Wild Animals of India BettyB
00:10:33
Play 34 The Cities of India BettyB
00:14:07
Play 35 The Villages of India. Home Life BettyB
00:10:42
Play 36 Among the Indian Farmers BettyB
00:12:48
Play 37 The Stores and Trades of India BettyB
00:11:23
Play 38 The Religions of India. A Visit to Benares BettyB
00:10:58
Play 39 The Native States of India. A Visit to the Rajah of Jaipur BettyB
00:14:18
Play 40 Above the Clouds; or, Nature and Man in the Heart of the Himalaya Mountains BettyB
00:14:24
Play 41 Tibet and the Tibetans BettyB
00:13:41
Play 42 Afghanistan BettyB
00:07:12
Play 43 Persia BettyB
00:13:05
Play 44 Arabia, or Life in the Desert BettyB
00:12:41
Play 45 In an Arabian Village. Mecca and Medina BettyB
00:07:21
Play 46 Asiatic Turkey. In Palestine and Mesopotamia BettyB
00:14:15
Play 47 Travels among the Turks BettyB
00:08:22
Play 48 Russia in Asia. Transcaucasia, Turkestan and the Steppes BettyB
00:08:39
Play 49 Russia in Asia. Siberia BettyB
00:09:14