Friday, May 21, 2010

Cyprus as I saw it in 1870


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Here is a link to Cyprus as I saw it in 1870  by Samuel White Baker.  It was published in 1879 London by MacMillan & Co.


TABLE OF CONTENTS



Introduction
Chapter I. - Arrival at Larnaca
Chapter II. - The Gipsy-Vans Encounter Difficulties
Chapter III. - Route to Nicosia
Chapter IV. - The Messaria
Chapter V. - Start for the Carpas
Chapter VI. - Cape St. Andrea
Chapter VII. - Kyrenia and the North Coast
Chapter VIII. - Route to Baffo
Chapter IX. - From Baffo to Limasol
Chapter X. - The Wine District of Limasol
Chapter XI. - From Limasol to the Mountains
Chapter XII. - The Monastery of Trooditissa
Chapter XIII. - Woods and Forests
Chapter XIV. - Remarks on Irrigation
Chapter XV. - Life at the Monastery of Trooditissa
Chapter XVI. - Something about Taxation
Chapter XVII. - The District of Limasol and Landowners
Chapter XVIII. - On Police, Wages, Food, Climate, Etc.
Chapter XIX. - Political Reflections
Chapter XX. - Conclusion
APPENDIX

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