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Finding George Orwell in Burma
Finding George Orwell in Burma
by Emma Larkin
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A fascinating political travelogue that traces the life and work of George Orwell in Southeast Asia Over the years the American writer Emma Larkin has spent traveling in Burma, also known as Myanmar, she's come to know all too well the many ways this... (read more)

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Afghanistan: A Companion and Guide (Odyssey Afghanistan)
Afghanistan: A Companion and Guide (Odyssey Afghanistan)
by Bijan Omrani
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Thanks to 20 years of civil war and its association with terrorism, Afghanistan is often unjustly thought of in the West as a barbarous backwater. This guide dispels that image in a comprehensive introduction to 3,500 years of Afghan culture. Each... (read more)

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Borat: Touristic Guidings to Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
Borat: Touristic Guidings to Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
by Borat Sagdiyev
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CONTAINS ALL NEW MATERIAL BORAT: TOURISTIC GUIDINGS TO GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN JAGSHEMASH! WELCOMES IN KAZAKHSTAN! In coitus with Kazakh Minister of Information, telelviski journalist Borat Sagdiyev is take great pleasuring himself to present this... (read more)

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Kazakhstan: Nomadic Routes from Caspian to Altai (Odyssey Illustrated Guides)
Kazakhstan: Nomadic Routes from Caspian to Altai (Odyssey Illustrated Guides)
by Dagmar Schreiber
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A country larger than Western Europe, Kazakhstan’s vast expanse encompasses the Great Steppe, across which Genghis Khan’s Mongol hordes galloped; the heights of the Tien Shan in the south, through whose foothills Silk Road travelers journeyed;... (read more)

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Petra: A Traveller's Guide
Petra: A Traveller's Guide
by Rosalyn Maqsood
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Complete guide to the ancient city of Petra, containing cultural history, details of monuments and tours, and accommodation advice.... (read more)

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Odyssey Kazakhstan: Nomadic Routes from Caspian to Altai (Odyssey Kazakhstan: Nomadic Routes from Caspian to Altai)
Odyssey Kazakhstan: Nomadic Routes from Caspian to Altai (Odyssey Kazakhstan: Nomadic Routes from Caspian to Altai)
by Dagmar Schreiber
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A country larger than Western Europe, Kazakhstan’s vast expanse encompasses the Great Steppe, across which Genghis Khan’s Mongol hordes galloped; the heights of the Tien Shan in the south, through whose foothills Silk Road travelers journeyed;... (read more)

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Winter in Kandahar
Winter in Kandahar
by Ana M. Briongos
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In 1968, with Franco still in power, 21-year-old Ana M. Briongos left her native city of Barcelona for the first time and went to Afghanistan. Staying first in Kandahar, then in Kabul, it was not long before she fell in love with this fascinating country.... (read more)

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Minaret of Djam (Freya Stark Collection)
Minaret of Djam (Freya Stark Collection)
by Freya Stark
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Freya Stark traveled the difficult and often dangerous journey from Kabul to Kandahar and Herat in search of one of Afghanistans most celebrated treasures, the Minaret of Djam. This magnificent symbol of the powerful Ghorid Empire that once stretched... (read more)

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Moron to Moron: Two Men, Two Bikes, One Mongolian Misadventure
Moron to Moron: Two Men, Two Bikes, One Mongolian Misadventure
by Tom Doig
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Uncrossable rivers, hospitable nomads, rabid dogs, marijuana fields, hail-stone flash floods, maidens on horseback, underpants wrestling, toxic mountaintop lakes, stupid Westerners, and so much mountain biking your ass will hurt just reading it... (read more)

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Gaiety of Spirit
Gaiety of Spirit
by Frances Klatzel
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For almost a century, Westerners have been familiar with the Sherpas as guides to mountaineering expeditions in the area around Mt. Everest. As writer/naturalist Klatzel shows in this book, however, Sherpas are far more than guides or porters. Having... (read more)

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The Trail of War: On the Track of Big Horse in Central Asia
The Trail of War: On the Track of Big Horse in Central Asia
by Sven Hedin
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Commissioned by the Chinese to map a road through one of the most inhospitable regions in the world, Hedin set out on a journey that saw him become entangled in a bloody war for independence that was raging in the province. Struggling through the battle... (read more)

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Kazakhstan Industrial and Business Directory
Kazakhstan Industrial and Business Directory
by Usa Ibp
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Export-import opportunities, local industrial companies, government and bus contacts, Strategic and practical info for conducting business and more.... (read more)

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An Unexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan
An Unexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan
by Jason Elliot
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Part historical evocation, part travelogue, and part personal quest, An Unexpected Light is the account of Elliot's journey through Afghanistan, a country considered off-limits to travelers for twenty years. Aware of the risks involved, but determined to... (read more)

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Tajikistan Foreign Policy and Government Guide
Tajikistan Foreign Policy and Government Guide
by Usa Ibp
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Foreign policy, domestic policy, political system and parties, government and administrative structure, international activity and more. Updated... (read more)

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Tajikistan a "Spy" Guide
Tajikistan a "Spy" Guide
by Usa Ibp
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Strategic and practical info on government, national security, army, foreign and domestic politics, conflicts, relations with the US, international activity, economy, technology, mineral resources, culture, traditions, government and bus... (read more)

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The Golden Horde: From the Himalaya to the Mediterranean
The Golden Horde: From the Himalaya to the Mediterranean
by Sheila Paine
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In The Afghan Amulet, Sheila Paine told the story of her extraordinary search for a mysterious amulet, a journey that had taken her from the Hindu Kush to Bulgaria. Here, her quest continues. Starting in the forbidden valley of Palas in Pakistan, she... (read more)

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Primary Sources, Historical Collections: Travels Into Bokhara: Being the Account of a Journey from India to Cabool, Tartary and Persia, with a Forewor
Primary Sources, Historical Collections: Travels Into Bokhara: Being the Account of a Journey from India to Cabool, Tartary and Persia, with a Forewor
by Alexander Burnes
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This book, from the series Primary Sources: Historical Books of the World (Asia and Far East Collection), represents an important historical artifact on Asian history and culture. Its contents come from the legions of academic literature and research on... (read more)

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Kazakhstan Industrial and Business Directory
Kazakhstan Industrial and Business Directory
by Usa Ibp
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Strategic industrial, investment, and business contacts for conducting export-import and investment activity in the country. Strategic and practical economic and business information. Updated... (read more)

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Bradt Travel Guide Kazakhstan (Bradt Travel Guide Kazakhstan)
Bradt Travel Guide Kazakhstan (Bradt Travel Guide Kazakhstan)
by Paul Brummell
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Landlocked between Russia and China, and surrounded by the shimmering Caspian Sea shores and the Altai and Tian Shan mountains, a trip to the exotic wilds of Kazakhstan will erase any association Westerners may have with the film Borat. Visit in May and... (read more)

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The Wandering Lake: Into the Heart of Asia
The Wandering Lake: Into the Heart of Asia
by Sven Hedin
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The lake of Lop Nur, the "Heart of the heart of Asia," is one of the worlds strangest phenomena. Situated in the wild Chinese province of Xinjiang, Lop Nur - "The wandering lake"- has for millennia been in a perpetual state of flux, drifting north to... (read more)

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