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 -  3. Identification
  of places. Chang-shan the key to the route.

LXXX. - CONCERNING THE KINGDOM OF FUJU

  NOTES. - 1. Fruit - Page 7
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3. Identification Of Places.

Chang-shan the key to the route.

LXXX. - CONCERNING THE KINGDOM OF FUJU

NOTES. - 1. "Fruit like Saffron." 2. 3. Cannibalism ascribed to Mountain Tribes on this route. 4 Kien-ning fu. 5. Galingale. 6. Fleecy Fowls. 7. Details of the Journey in Fo-kien and various readings. 8. Unken. Introduction of Sugar-refining into China.

LXXXI. - CONCERNING THE GREATNESS OF THE CITY OF FUJU

NOTES. - 1. The name _Chonka_, applied to Fo-kien here. _Cayton_ or _Zayton_. 2. Objections that have been made to identity of _Fuju_ and Fu-chau. 3. The Min River.

LXXXII. - OF THE CITY AND GREAT HAVEN OF ZAYTON

NOTES. - 1. The Camphor Laurel. 2. The Port of Zayton or T'swan-chau; Recent objections to this identity. Probable origin of the word Satin. 3. Chinese Consumption of Pepper. 4. Artists in Tattooing. 5. Position of the Porcelain manufacture spoken of. Notions regarding the _Great River_ of China. 6. Fo-kien dialects and variety of spoken language in China. 7. From Ramusio.

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Japan, the Archipelago, Southern India, and the Coasts and Islands of the Indian Sea.

I. - OF THE MERCHANT SHIPS OF MANZI THAT SAIL UPON THE INDIAN SEAS

NOTES. - 1. Pine Timber. 2. Rudder and Masts. 3. Watertight Compartments. 4. Chinese substitute for Pitch. 5. Oars used by Junks. 6. Descriptions of Chinese Junks from other Mediaeval Writers.

II. - DESCRIPTION OF THE ISLAND OF CHIPANGU, AND THE GREAT KAAN'S DESPATCH OF A HOST AGAINST IT.

NOTES. - 1. Chipangu or Japan.

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