Through Shên-Kan the account of the Clark expedition in North China, 1908-9 by Robert Sterling Clark

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Published by Unwin in London .

Written in English

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Statemented. by C.H. Chepmell.
ContributionsSowerby, Arthur de Carle, 1885-1954.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 247 p. pl., map.
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14842796M

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Inthe American adventurer Robert Sterling Clark organized an international scientific expedition to the hinterland of the Loess Plateau in northern China. One century after the expedition.

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CLARK, Robert Sterling and SOWERBY, Arthur de C. Through Shên-Kan. The Account of the Clark Expedition in North China, London and Leipsic:. Three years later, Clark and Sowerby published Through Shên-kan: The Account of the Clark Expedition in North China, – travelogue and part Through Shên-Kan book record, the book greatly expanded Western knowledge of the terrain, climate, ecology, and culture of northern China.

The Arthur de Carle Sowerby Papers, and undated, include stunning photographs taken by Sowerby during his career as a naturalist, explorer, artist, and son of a British missionary to China, Arthur de Carle Sowerby (8 July August ) was born in Tai-yuan Fu, Shansi province.

InSowerby was invited by Robert Stirling Clark. To commemorate the th anniversary of the publication of Through Shên-Kan, China Intercontinental Press has assembled a selection of the original photos taken by the Clark expedition and recent images taken by Li Ju and his colleagues.

This book gives both Chinese and foreign readers an intuitive and vivid understanding of the historical. Clarke and Sowerby later published a book about the expedition entitled Through Shên-kan: the account of the Clark expedition in north China, Sowerby married Mary Ann Mesny inbut she was to die just 5 years later.

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Fisher Unwin (Firm),]. Through Shên-Kan. The Account of the Clark Expedition in North China London & Leipsig: T. Fisher Unwin, First edition. 4to. Publisher's ochre cloth over boards with title and small pictorial of a man riding a horse in black to front Edition: First Edition.

He recruited the explorer Arthur de Carle Sowerby as naturalist for the trip, later publishing a book with Sowerby about the expedition entitled Through Shên-kan: the account of the Clark expedition in north China, He established the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation which operates today from offices at East 64th St., New York ion: Yale University.

Three years later, Clark and Sowerby published Through Shên-kan: The Account of the Clark Expedition in North China, –9. Part travelogue and part scientific record, the book greatly expanded Western knowledge of the terrain, climate, ecology, and culture of northern China.

Through Shen-Kan is the account of a expedition to the Shensi and Kansu provinces of northern China. The expedition was funded by Robert Sterling Clark, one of the heirs to the Singer Sewing Machine fortune. Clark was joined by the naturalist and writer, Arthur de Carle Sowerby, with whom he co-wrote the book.

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Through Shên-kan the account of the Clark expedition in north China, [Robert Sterling Clark; Arthur de Carle Sowerby; Claude Herries Chepmell; Nathaniel Charles Rothschild; Henry Roughton Hogg]. The volume serves as an intriguing view into the past, through modern eyes.

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He studied the area's ecology and published his findings in a book, "Through Shên-Kan." Now, more than years later, the museum that he founded is turning its attention back to China.

in the book Through Shên-kan: Revisiting Loess Plateau, published in China in and available from the Clark Bookshop. Tom Loughman ’95 oversaw and made signifi-cant contributions to Sterling Clark in China, a catalogue of the second exhibition on view at Stone Hill Center this past summer.

Over the course of the past year, Michael completed. After graduating from Yale in with a degree in engineering he joined the United States Army, serving in the Philippines and China.

In and he led an expedition to a remote area of northern China to conduct geographical, ethnological, and zoological exploration, and published his findings in the book Through Shên-kan (London, ). Make Offer - The City and the Stars - Arthur C.

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Fisher Unwin, First edition. This work is an account of the expedition from Taiyuan in Northern Shanxi to the Shensi and Kansu provinces of northern China, paid for by Robert Sterling Clark, heir to the Singer Sewing Machine fortune.

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图书Through Shên-kan; the account of the Clark expedition in north China, 介绍、书评、论坛及推荐. There is some background information on the first floor, including photographs and a copy of the book Through Shên-kan: The Account of the Clark Expedition in North China, –9, written Author: Allison Meier.

With his co-expeditionist Arthur de Carle Sowerby, Clark published an illustrated book, Through Shên-kan, which the museum has re-issued in facsimile.

The volume looks for all the world like a. Through Shên-kan: the account of the Clark Expedition in North China, This journey formed the subject of his first book, Hunted Through Central Asia.

After China recognised the Soviet state in Nazaroff was forced to flee again, this time for Kashmir, across Chinese Turkestan. Travels of the Russian Mission through Mongolia. Thursday July 19 ART. Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center.

Free lecture presenting the Clark Art Institute's summer exhibitions: "Unearthed: Recent Archaeological Discoveries from Northern China" and "Through Shên-kan: Sterling Clark in China ," 7 p.m.

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Bach Franken im Osten. ISBN ISBN Robert Olen. Robert Olen Butler, Tom Clark Typed Letter Signed And Book Review 1st Ed $1, Inhe began preparations for an expedition to remote northern China, apparently for zoological and ethnological research ().

(His book, Through Shên-kan: Account of the Clark Expedition,now sells for over US$). He wrote an appraisal of the book Through Shên Kan by Robert Sterling Clark for the Clark Art Institute, an assignment that made use of his geological research experience in China. He also presented a “gallery talk” for the Williams College Museum of Art on the film clip “Surf at Monterey” in connection with the exhibit on.

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British Car Show.Clark returned to the United States and published a vivid account of the day-to-day experiences of the expedition together with its scientific results: Through Shên-kan: The Account of the Clark Expedition in North China,by Robert Sterling Clark and Arthur de C.

Sowerby, ed. by Major C. H. Chepmell (London and Leipzig: T. Fisher.The Clark commissioned Dion to create the new work as part of the Institute’s commemoration of the centennial of the publication of Through Shên-kan: The Account of the Clark Expedition in North China, –9, written by Sterling Clark and naturalist Arthur deCarle Sowerby.

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