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The silent traveller in New York

Chiang, Yee

The silent traveller in New York

by Chiang, Yee

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Published by John Day Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwirtten and illustrated by Chiang Yee ; with a preface by Van Wyck Brooks.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF128.5 C52
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 281 p., [16] leaves of plates (some col.) :
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19579750M

    He wrote The Silent Traveller in Wartime () and, after World War II ended, the series gradually ventured further afield, to Edinburgh, Dublin, Paris, New York, San Francisco, and Boston, concluding in with The Silent Traveller in Japan (). The Silent Traveller in Paris by YEE Chiang and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at g: New York.

      Buy The Silent Traveller in Edinburgh New by Chiang Yee (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12).   Chiang Yee is mostly known in academic circles for his book Chinese Calligraphy, and to the general public for the Silent Traveller series of illustrated travel guides, which described several major cities (London, Paris, New York, Oxford) through the eyes of a Chinese immigrant. After fifty years in London and New York, he returned to China.

    The Silent Traveller in Edinburgh by Chiang Yee and a great selection of related New Edition. Language: English. Brand new Book. Chiang Yee was, in his own words, 'dazzled' by the Scottish capital. From the Meadows to Princes Street, from Arthur's Seat to Calton Hill and Edinburgh Castle, he paints an unforgettable picture of the city and. In August and again in May he visited Edinburgh, and the book that resulted, "The Silent Traveller in Edinburgh", was first published in Its publication in a new edition with a modern foreword is very much to be welcomed. What you find between the covers is a fascinating book.


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Product details Series: Silent Traveller Paperback: pages Publisher: Applewood Books (Ap ) Language: English ISBN ISBN ASIN: Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) 5/5(1). The Silent Traveller in New York by Chiang Yee. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Start by marking “The Silent Traveller in New York” as Want to Read: Want to Read. saving.4/5. The silent traveller in New York Unknown Binding – January 1, by Yee Chiang (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). The Silent Traveler in New York book.

The silent traveller in New York book Read reviews from world’s largest community for : Chiang Yee. The first to focus on an American city was The Silent Traveller in New York, originally published in Long out-of-print, the book captures Mr.

Chiang'e(tm)s charming and insightful observations on the life and scenery of New York, from Times Square to Chinatown, from Harlem to Greenwich Village, from the Bronx Zoo to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden.

The Silent Traveller was Chiang’s translation of yǎ xíngzhě(“mute walking man”), commonly used to describe a roaming Buddhist monk.

“I chose this name,” Chiang explained in the book’s introduction, “after I gave up my office of District Governor,” in China. “I had been kept talking day and night for five years or so. THE SILENT TRAVELLER IN NEW YORK by Yee, Chiang. The John Day Co. The John Day Co., no date, 8vo, pages, inscription on front endpage has date of Hardcover edition, no dust jacket numerous illustrations many in color.

Book very good. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾". Silent Traveller in New York,The Silent Traveller in New York,New York,No Series,Yee, Chiang. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Silent Travelers vividly describes these and many other episodes of medicalized prejudice and analyzes their impact on public health policy and beyond. The book shows clearly how the equation of 1/5(1).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chiang, Yee, Silent traveller in New York. New York, Day [?] (OCoLC) Document Type.

Author: Chiang Yee Title: The Silent Traveller: A Chinese Artist in Lakeland Publication Info: London, Country Life; New York, Transatlantic Arts [] (first published in ) Other Books Read By Same Author: The Silent Traveller in London, The Silent Traveller in San Francisco, The Silent Traveller in Boston, and The Silent Traveller in Dublin.

The Silent Traveller in New York (Paperback) / Author: Chiang Yee ; ; Travel writing, Travel & holiday, Sport & Leisure, Books. First published inThe Silent Traveller in Oxford evokes a wartime city of shortages and blackouts.

It also captures an earlier age of university life, when students drank sherry and scaled college walls to escape prowling Bulldogs/5(5). The Silent Traveller in Oxford. by Yee Chiang.: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Adopting the name the Silent Traveller, he threw himself into his passions--writing, painting and poetry--and produced some of the most eveocative, unique and enduring travel books ever written.

The Silent Traveller series began with this imaginative book on the Lake District, which was an immediate success on its first publication in the s 5/5(1).

Charming and quiet, Chiang Yee lives up to his nickname as the Silent Traveller. There's nothing outrageous, ostentatious or even all that interesting in this book. The musings that Yee has about the relationships between the Scots and the Chinese aren't that surprising, nor are his meanderings on racism and the increasingly global, post-war culture and economics.4/5.

He wrote The Silent Traveller in Wartime, and, after World War II ended, the series gradually ventured further afield, to Edinburgh, Dublin, Paris, New York, San Francisco, and.

He lived in London for several years before settling in the United States. A painter, calligrapher, poet, lecturer and travel writer, he wrote the classic textbook Chinese Calligraphy as well as the renowned Silent Traveller series, covering cities as diverse as Oxford, New York and Dublin/5(10).

Buy The Silent Traveller in London (Lost & Found Classic Travel Writing) (Lost & Found Classic Travel Writing) (Lost & Found: Classic Travel Writing S.) by Chiang Yee (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2).

The Silent Traveller in London by CHIANG Yee and a great selection of related books, to Edinburgh, Dublin, Paris, New York, San Francisco, and Boston, concluding in with The Silent Traveller in Japan (). Silent traveller book from the s on the city of London. But unlike most travel books from the period the author is of."The Silent Traveller in London" contains sketches in the author's own hand.

It is also a book about China and a world in transition. Comparing London with his native land Chiang Yee draws parallels and contrasts, seeking to rectify misunderstandings and stereotypes regarding Chinese life.Re-reading this classic and unique book by Chiang Yee, a native of China who has travelled the world, taught at universities in England and U.S., and written several books including his series of "THe SIlent Traveller" in which he provides a set of 'far east' eyes to look at places like San Francisco, Boston, England, that are refreshing and inventive.4/5.