Carl Bock (1849-1932): explorations and travels in Sumatra, Borne, and Siam. (Abstracts).Reece, Bob. 1995, Carl Bock Noun 1. bock - a very strong lager traditionally brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption in the spring
lager beer, lager - a general term for beer made with bottom fermenting yeast (usually by decoction mashing); originally (1849-1932): explorations and travels in Sumatra, Borne, and Siam. IN: Victor T. King, ed., Explorers of South-East Asia South-East Asia n → le Sud-Est asiatique
South-East Asia south n → Südostasien nt
South-East Asia n → . Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur (kwä`lə lm`pr), city (1990 est. pop. : Oxford University Press, pp. 194-228.
Carl Alfred Bock was born in 1849 in Copenhagen, the son of a well-to-do merchant family. In 1875 he decided to pursue a career in natural history. In early August 1878, on his first collecting trip for the Zoological Society in London, he found himself on board a Dutch steamer bound from Batavia for Padang, together with 700 European mercenaries hired to fight in the Aceh War and a number of convicts
A convict is a person who has been convicted of a crime. Convicts often become prisoners after a conviction. . He collected specimens at Paio; at Ayer Angat, near Muara Labu, and at Lolo and Ayer Mancur. On his return to Batavia he was commissioned to explore the interior of southeastern Borneo. The author discusses the travels and publications of Carl Bock, in particular those about Borneo and the Dayak. In 1881 he went on a journey into northern Siam and the semi-autonomous Lao states. The article includes a bibliography bibliography. The listing of books is of ancient origin. Lists of clay tablets have been found at Nineveh and elsewhere; the library at Alexandria had subject lists of its books. of works by Carl Bock and reviews of Bock's works (Drs. Youetta M. de Jager).