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Barr, Pat 1934-

Overview
Works: 43 works in 264 publications in 4 languages and 6,103 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Diaries  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6052.A7147, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Pat Barr
The coming of the barbarians: the opening of Japan to the West, 1853-1870 by Pat Barr( Book )

38 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jade : a novel of China by Pat Barr( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lotgevallen van de dochter van een zendeling, die rond 1870 in China wordt ontvoerd en in de harem van een Chinese patriciër belandt
The Deer Cry Pavilion a story of Westerners in Japan 1868-1905 by Pat Barr( Book )

25 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From 1870 onwards, increasing numbers of westerners arrived to help the Japanese build their modern industrialised state. There were teachers and doctors, missionaries and military officers, diplomats, scientists and engineers, travellers and merchants, whose motives ranged from the fiercely evangelical to the downright mercenary. Mrs Barr has drawn extensively upon their spirited first-hand accounts to trace the development of schools and communications, trade and diplomacy, missionary endeavour and technological achievement, and she selects from the light hearted accounts by globe-trotters, the informal records of shipping clerks, consular officials and local journalists to complete the colourful mosaic."--Dust jacket flap
A curious life for a lady; the story of Isabella Bird, a remarkable Victorian traveller by Pat Barr( Book )

26 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Isabella Bird was a woman of remarkable gifts. In 1872, at the age of forty, this rather earnest daughter of a country parson abandoned the rectory nest and began her pioneering journeys to some of the most inhospitable corners of the world. Undismayed by discomfort or danger she was to spend almost thirty years travelling - to the Rocky Mountains, the Sandwich Isles, to Japan, Malaya, Kashmir and Tibet, to Persia, Korea and China - where an indomitable spirit, an unassuming cordiality and, above all, a limitless capacity for being interested won her universal welcome. Her accounts of her experiences became best-selling books and established for Isabella Bird a reputation as one of the great travel writers of her day"--Goodreads.com
To China with love: the lives and times of Protestant missionaries in China 1860-1900 by Pat Barr( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simla : a hill station in British India by Pat Barr( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The memsahibs : the women of Victorian India by Pat Barr( Book )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foreign devils; westerners in the Far East, the sixteenth century to the present day by Pat Barr( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the effects of Western intervention in the Far East from the sixteenth century to the present day. Includes excerpts from documents and diaries of the various periods
[Kenjiro : a novel of nineteenth-century Japan by Pat Barr( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taming the jungle : the men who made British Malaya by Pat Barr( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dust in the balance : British women in India, 1905-1945 by Pat Barr( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coromandel by Pat Barr( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in South India where the East India company rules; but change is beginning as Victorian performers gain control at the expense of traders
Chinese Alice : a novel by Pat Barr( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strange life of Alice, daughter of an English missionary in China, captured by rioters in 1870 and forced to lead the life of a concubine and skivvy. Many strange experiences were to follow
Uncut jade : a sequel to Chinese Alice by Pat Barr( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan by Pat Barr( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The framing of the female by Pat Barr( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elderly: handbook on care and services by Pat Barr( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I remember: an arrangement for many voices by Pat Barr( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Childhood reminiscences of one hundred people reflect the sights, sounds, tastes, smells, and textures of Edwardian and Victorian England
The dust in the balance : women in India in the twentieth century by Pat Barr( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vreemde duivels : de Westerling in China en Japan sinds de zestiende eeuw by Pat Barr( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in Dutch and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The memsahibs : the women of Victorian India
Alternative Names
Barr, Patricia Miriam, 1934-

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Languages
English (197)

Japanese (10)

Italian (5)

Dutch (4)

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