Obrázky na stránke
PDF
ePub
[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][graphic][subsumed][subsumed][subsumed][subsumed][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

CONTENTS.

PAGE

I

16

39
58

64

83

SOME FEATURES AND EVENTS OF LORD ELGIN'S ADMINISTRA-

TION. By Vista .

The Press in INDIA-ITS ORIGIN AND Growth. By Ġ. p.

PILLAI, B.A.

FROM THE PAMIRS TO PEKIN-ACROSS ASIA WITH SVEN HEDIN.

By Sir John Jardine, K.C.I.E.

THE PARTITION OF CHINA. By Archibald Little :

NEPAUL AND CHINA. By E. H. Parker

BASUTOLAND. By Malcolm Seton, B.A. .

A COLONIAL EMPIRE ON ECONOMIC AND JUST PRINCIPLES.

H. R. Fox Bourne

THE POETS OF THE TAMIL Lands. By Rev. G. U. Pope, M.A., D.D.

THE INTERNATIONAL CATALOGUE OF THE PAPYRI, AND ITS

RELATION TO HISTORIC RESEARCH. By W. Marsham Adams

QUARTERLY REPORT ON SEMITIC STUDIES AND ORIENTALISM.

By Prof. Dr. E. Montet

“GOD HAS NO OPPOSITE” (A Sermonette from the Persian). By

Prof. L. Mills, D.D.

THE "SACRED BOOKS of the EAST" SERIES : Vol. XLVII.--

Pahlavi Texts. Translated by E. W. West. Part V. Marvels

of Zoroastrianism. Vol. XLIII.-Satapatha Brahmana. Trans-

lated by Julius Eggeling. Part IV., Books VIII., IX., and X.

By John Beames, B.C.S. (ret.)

LITERATURE AND SCIENCE. By Sir Lepel Griffin, K.C.S.I.

THE BLACK STONE OF MECCA. By Rev. J. D. Bate, M.R.A.S.

SHAN AND SIAM. By Major G. E. Gerini

THE INDIAN CIVIL SERVICE AS A MODEL FOR CUBA AND THE

PHILIPPINES. By Sir John Jardine, K.C.I.E.

THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA AND ITS SUBJECTS.' By R. c.

THE TRIBES AND THE LAND IN THE PANJAB. By Sir Charles

Roe, Bart.

THE NECESSITY FOR SANITARY AND ADMINISTRATIVE REFORM IN

INDIA. By C. W. MacRury, F.R.C.S. Ed., D.P.H. Camb.

A MAHOMEDAN UNIVERSITY. By S. Khuda Bukhsh
AN UNPUBLISHED PAPER OF THE MARQUESS OF WELLESLEY ON

THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. By Rev. W. H. Hutton, B.D.

THE DEVELOPMENT OF CURRENCY IN THE FAR EAST.

By

Lieut.-Col. R. C. Temple, C.I.E.

CHINESE REFORM AND BRITISH INTERESTS. By Sinicus

UGANDA AND ITS RELATION TO THE SUDAN. By H. R. Fox

Bourne

THE PRESENT ASPECT OF AFFAIRS Morocco

[blocks in formation]

Perdicaris

ST. HELENA IN YE OLDEN TYME. By R. A. Sterndale

ORIENTAL LINGUISTICS IN COMMERCE. By Dr. R. S. Charnock

“THE LAST ROSE OF SUMMER" IN PERSIAN. By A. Rogers

BABAR'S DIAMOND: WAS IT THE KOH-I-NUR? By H. Beveridge.

345

353

357

370

[blocks in formation]

FIRDÚSI AN ACCURATE HISTORIAN : THE PARTHIANS, MAGIANS,

FROM THE TIME OF THE VEDAS. By Jamshedjee Pallonjee

Kapadia
THE LANDLORD AND POLITICAL Tenures OF GUJURAT AND

WESTERN INDIA. Part III. By B. H. Baden-Powell, M.A., C.I.E.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE EAST INDIA ASSOCIATION (including a dis-

cussion by Sir Lepel Griffin, Mr. Rapson, etc., on a paper
by Lieut. Col. R. C. Temple, C.I.E., on “The Development of

Currency in the Far East)

CORRESPONDENCE, NOTES, NEWS, REPORTS, ETC.

India : New Ecclesiastical Arrangements.-Vernacular Education.

Nepaul and China.-The Yangtzse River.—A High-class Review

in Japan. ---Gordon Memorial College at Khartum.-Southern

Rhodesia Charter.-The Ouseley Oriental Scholarships.-A New

Canal in Canada.—The East India Association on Agricultural

Banks in India

The Growth of the Empire. - Niger Coast Protectorate.--Zoroastrian

College, Bombay.–Nepaul and China.—The U.S.A. and the Far

East.-Sir L Playfair and Perim.

REVIEWS AND NOTICES

The Literary Year Book, 1898.—The Bible References of John Ruskin,

by Mary and Ellen Gibbs.-Wright's Arabic Grammar (Vol. II.),

by W. Robertson Smith and M. J. de Goeje.—From Cæsar to

Sultan, being Notes from Gibbon's " Decline and Fall of the

Roman Empire," made by His Highness Syaji Rao Gaekwar,

Maharaja of Baroda, G.C.S.I.--A Modern Pilgrim in Jerusalem,

by John Rooker, M.A.-Japan and the Japan Mission.--A New

English Dictionary on Historical Principles, founded mainly on the

Materials collected by the Philological Society" — Section

“Gaincope-Germanizing,” by Henry Bradley, Hon. M.A., Oxon.

-La Corée, indépendante, Russe, ou Japonaise, par R. Villetard

de Laguérie. - Pioneering in Formosa, by W. A. Pickering, C.M.G.
- Modern Mythology, by Andrew Lang.-Hausaland, or Fifteen

Hundred Miles through the Central Soudan, by the Rev. C. H.

Robinson, M.A.-The Invasion of Egypt in A.D. 1249 by Louis IX.

of France, and a History of the Contemporary Sultans of Egypt, by

the Rev. E. I. Davis, M.A.-Contributions to the Early History

of New Zealand (Settlement of Otago), by T. M. Hocken,

M.R.C.S. Eng., F.L.S. - History of European Botanical Dis-

coveries in China, by E. Bretschneider, M.D.-Hebrew Grammar,

by Rev. J. D. Wynkoop: -Essays, Linguistic and Oriental, by

Robert Needham Cust, LL.D.-The Ummagga Játaka, or Story

of the Tunnel,” by T. B. Yatawara. Bouddhisme, Études

Matériaux. Adikarmapradipa Bodhicaryávatáratiká. Par Louis

de la Vallée Poussin. —Translations of the Rubaiyát of Omar

Khayyám.- The Stanzas of Omar Khayyám, translated from the

Persian by J. L. Garner.- Les Aryens au Nord et au Sud de

l'Hindou-Kouch, par Charles de Ujfalvy.—The Downfall of

Prempeh : A Diary of Life with the Native Levy in Ashanti, 1895-6,

by Major R. S. S. Baden-Powell.—The Story of the Ionic Revolt

and Persian War as told by Herodotus.—Twelve Indian Statesmen,

by G. Smith, C.I.E., LL.D.-The Bible and Islám; or, The

Influence of the Old and New Testaments on the Religion of

Mohammed, by Henry Preserved Smith, D.D.-Conditional Im-

mortality : A Help to Sceptics. – The Gist of Japan-the Islands,

People and Missions, by the Rev. R. B. Peery, M.A., PH.D.-

Chinese Characteristics, by Arthur H. Smith.—Pictures of Southern

China, by the Rev. I. MacGowan.-Studies in Brown Humanity, by

Hugh Clifford.---The Early History of the Hebrews, by the Rev.

A. H. Sayce.—Reminiscences of an Indian Police Official, by

Arthur Crawford, C.M.G.-From Jungle to Java ; the trivial im-

pressions of a Short Excursion to Netherlands India, by Arthur

Keyser.—Manuale e Glossario della Lingua Indostana o Urdú, par

Camillo Tagliabue.-The Anti-Christian Crusade, by Robert P. c.

Coofe.--Egypt in the Nineteenth Century, by D. A. Cameron.

Indian Village Folk, their works and Ways, by T. B. Pandian.-

Studies in Little-known Subjects, by C. E. Plumptre.-A Journey

through South Africa, by Ellis Edwards. - The English Angler in

Florida, by Rowland Ward, F.Z.S. -The Nicetical Christ, by

S. H. Playfair

475382

THE IMPERIAL

AND

Asiatic Quarterly Review,

AND ORIENTAL AND COLONIAL RECORD.

JANUARY, 1899.

SOME FEATURES AND EVENTS OF LORD

ELGIN'S ADMINISTRATION.

BY VISTA,

India is on the eve of a change of Viceroys. It may be that the forecast of a Viceregal future is a futile exercise. We have seen it extensively indulged in in Lord Curzon's case. His appointment excited more than ordinary attention, because in many respects it was an unusual one. It has been the almost invariable habit of the Cabinet during the last 50 years to select a man of high standing in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, whereas Mr. Curzon, when selected, was but the eldest son of a peer. Again he was a much younger man than almost all, if not all, his predecessors. On the other hand, in travel, in personal experience, in unremitting study of questions of Asiatic politics and administration he is admittedly ahead of his compeers. Lastly, he was distinctly the foremost of the young men

of his party.

The present century has seen six commoners (previously to Mr. Curzon) appointed temporarily or permanently to the Viceroyalty of India, viz., Sir George Barlow, Mr. John Adams, Sir Charles Metcalfe, Sir Henry Hardinge, Sir John Lawrence and Sir Henry Norman. Of these the first two were merely locum tenentes; the next three were permanently appointed, and subsequently raised to the peerage; while the last resigned the appointment when he

THIRD SERIES.

VOL. VII.

A

« PredošláPokračovať »