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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; the... (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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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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"There is breathless excitement in this story. Suspense, action, all the elements of a good adventure story, only this is not fiction." --New York Herald Tribune "Hedins lively account of his travails is related with the immediacy and urgency of a war... (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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News from Tartary: An Epic Journey Across Central Asia (Peter Fleming Collection)
News from Tartary: An Epic Journey Across Central Asia (Peter Fleming Collection)
by Peter Fleming
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News from Tartary describes a phenomenally successful attempt that legendary adventurer Peter Fleming made to travel overland from Peking to Kashmir. The journey took seven months and covered about 3,500 miles. and Motivated largely by curiosity, he set... (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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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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Mongolia (Bradt Travel Guide Peruvian Wildlife)
Mongolia (Bradt Travel Guide Peruvian Wildlife)
by Jane Blunden
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Bradts Mongolia provides all the information youll need to experience and unforgettable stay in this undisturbed wilderness.... (read more)

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Culture Smart! Sri Lanka: A Quick Guide to Customs and Culture (Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture)
Culture Smart! Sri Lanka: A Quick Guide to Customs and Culture (Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture)
by Emma Boyle
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EMMA BOYLE is a British journalist and photographer who has lived in Sri Lanka since 2003. After graduating from Liverpool University in Philosophy and Politics she took a year out to travel, during which time she wrote for a variety of publications as... (read more)

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Insight Guides: Sri Lanka (Insight Guide Shi Lanka)
Insight Guides: Sri Lanka (Insight Guide Shi Lanka)
by Insight Guides
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Insight Guides: Inspiring your next adventure The lure of golden sands entices visitors to Sri Lanka, but this Indian Ocean island is also home to ancient cities, diverse cultures, and accessible wildlife. Be inspired to visit by the new edition of... (read more)

Available December 2015
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Sojourner in Islamic Lands
Sojourner in Islamic Lands
by Russell Fraser.
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A travelogue that sheds light on the influence of geography, religion, and art on Central Asian... (read more)

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Bradt: Uzbekistan (Bradt Travel Guide Uzbekistan)
Bradt: Uzbekistan (Bradt Travel Guide Uzbekistan)
by Sophie Lovell-hoare
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This is the most detailed guide to Central Asia's most populous country and the heart of the historic Silk Road. Strikingly beautiful yet little understood, Uzbekistan finally has a guide to inspire independent traveling, with all the in-depth practical... (read more)

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Kyrgyzstan a "Spy" Guide
Kyrgyzstan 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 contacts... (read more)

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Tajikistan
Tajikistan
by Sophie Ibbotson
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Epic mountain landscapes, glacial lakes and the mighty Oxus River encircle ancient Buddhist sites, Silk Road trading posts, medieval shrines and planned Soviet cities alike. The guide includes tried and tested trekking routes in the Frann, Zerafshan and... (read more)

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Nepal (Lonely Planet Nepal)
Nepal (Lonely Planet Nepal)
by Joe Bindloss
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A comprehensive Events Calendar keeps track of Nepal's many festivals, in this updated eighth edition that offers expanded coverage on new areas surrounding Jomson. 20 color photos; 66 maps.... (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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Uzbekistan: The Golden Road to Samarkand (Odyssey Illustrated Guides)
Uzbekistan: The Golden Road to Samarkand (Odyssey Illustrated Guides)
by Calum Macleod
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No one should visit Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva or indeed Central Asia without this meticulously researched and gorgeously illustrated guide.... (read more)

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