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Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 570-571
Heading: Indian Scenes. Shopping
Category: Geography   Travel   Manufactures   Trade   India   Social Anthropology   Medicine   Food   
Topic: ["Letter" from India signed Emma Roberts, Upper Province, Hindostan: Shopping at home for wealthy Indians. Deliberately prosaic account of an Indian bazaar. The different diet of the rich and poor. Dress. The deluded demand for European goods. Indian shops stocked with European goods]
Person: HEVELL   
Institution: Magazin des Modes, Dinapore   
Letter Signed: ROBERTS, Emma

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 572-573
Heading: French Institute
Category: Political Economy   Social Sciences   Literature   Poetry   
Topic: On the 26th of August the French Academy held its annual public sitting for the distribution of prizes...[Women were present. First prize to Say for a work on political economy. Second prize to Lucas for a work on the prison system in Europe and the United States. Third prize to De Norvins for a poem called "De l`immortalite de l`ame", the first time a poem has won the Monthyon prize. The fourth prize to De Chazet for a work in moral philosophy]
Person: PARCEVAL, M.   SAY   LUCAS, M. Ch.   NORVINS, M. de   CHAZET, M. Alisson de   LEMERCIER, M. Nepomucene   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 572
Heading: Ascent of Mount Blanc by Lieut. Wilbraham. Geneva, 12th August, 1830
Category: Geography   Exploration   Mountains   Alps   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: [Account of Wilbraham`s successful two-day expedition with six Swiss guides, giving details of the conditions, equipment used, rate of progress and exhaustingness. It also evokes the sights and sounds experienced on the way: hearing avalanches, seeing a goose by the summit of the Aiguille du Midi, a butterfly at the summit of Mont Blanc]
Person: WILBRAHAM, Lieut.   
Institution: Coldstream Guards   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 572
Heading: Burckhardt`s Correspondence with his Parents. Damascus, 1811
Category: Geography   Exploration   North Africa   Climate   Ecology   Social Anthropology   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: [Burckhardt landed at Aleppo in 1809, assumed the disguise of "an Indian trader of the Mahomedan faith", explored Syria, Arabia Petraea, the Great Desert, Upper Egypt, and Nubia before he died at Cairo in 1817, in "the cause of science and humanity". He says that his account of Syria, which has now been "so often described", must go beyond both physical and social geography and "introduce physical observations of every kind". So he concentrates on the weather and how he and his companions manage to survive their journey in the heat by being active in the morning and resting in the hottest hours. The charms which compensate for the discomfort are making a camp at night, either preparing simple food or receiving hospitality "from a numerous tribe of friendly Arabs" and feeling independent of European society]
Person: BURCKHARDT   
Institution: African Society   
Letter, 16th Jan. 1811 Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 572
Heading: London University
Category: Medicine   Education   Medical Profession   
Topic: Mr. Bell`s resignation of the Chair of Surgery..
Person: BELL   PATTISON, Prof.   
Institution: University of London   

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 573
Heading: Geographical Society of Berlin
Category: Geography   Anthropology   Mountains   Himalayas   
Topic: [...] Ritter read papers on the race of negroes who formerly inhabited the mountains of Himalaya...
Person: RITTER, Charles   
Institution: Geographical Society, Berlin   

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 574
Category: Social Sciences   Education   France   
Topic: M. Jacotot, the founder of the celebrated Universal Instruction [....] has been called [...] to take upon himself the reform of French education generally...
Person: JACOTOT   LAFAYETTE, General   

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 574
Heading: Imperfect Geographical and Hydrographical Knowledge, Para 1
Category: Geography   Geodesy   Navigation   Maps   Australasia   Antarctic   
Topic: Mr Buckingham argues, in favour of the utility of his proposed voyage of discovery, etc, the imperfection of our charts, of the Indian and Pacific Ocean particularly...[The "writer of this paragraph" attests to the inaccuracy of maps which is the more astonishing because of the numbers of ships who have already used the sea routes wrongly described]
Person: BUCKINGHAM, James Silk   

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 574
Heading: National Character, Para 9
Category: Anthropology   Social Anthropology   Social Sciences   Sociology   Public Opinion   
Topic: [What characteristics of ancient ancestors have been retained by modern European nations]
Person: ORLEANS, Regent Duke of   D`ARGONNE   
Source: D`Argonnente   

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 574
Heading: Naval Library, Para 3
Category: Libraries   Education   Ships   
Topic: An attempt is about to be made to establish a Naval Library at Portsmouth...

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 574
Heading: The Alps, Para 10
Category: Philology   Mountains   Alps   
Topic: [Derivation of the word "alp" or "alps"]

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 574
Heading: The Winds, Para 2
Category: Meteorology   Navigation   
Topic: [The Professor of Natural History at Autun says that though the wind blows in different directions in each hemisphere, it follows the same general law of nature in both hemispheres]
Person: PREVIRAUD, Prof.   
Institution: University of Autun   

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 575
Heading: Height of the Caucasus, Para 11
Category: Geography   Geodesy   Mountains   Caucasus   Alps   Physics   Magnetism   
Topic: [The highest mountains in the Caucasus are higher than Mont Blanc. The force of magnetism is affected by altitude]
Person: KUPFER   GAY-LUSSAC   

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 575
Heading: Madrid, Para 12
Category: Architecture   Town Planning   Museums   Libraries   Social Sciences   Statistics   
Topic: [A "statistical table" of the public buildings in Madrid]
Institution: Cabinet of Natural History, Madrid   Museum of Artillery, Madrid   Botanic Garden, Madrid   

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