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The desert road to Turkestan

Author: Owen Lattimore; David Lattimore
Publisher: New York, New York : Kodansha International, 1995.
Series: Kodansha globe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Reisebericht 1926-1927
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Owen Lattimore; David Lattimore
ISBN: 1568360703 9781568360706
OCLC Number: 32819409
Notes: "With previously unpublished photographs and a new introduction by David Lattimore."
Originally published in 1929 by Little, Brown and Company--Title page verso.
Description: xxxvi, 387 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction / David Lattimore --
Introduction to the 1975 edition --
Preface --
Roads to inner Asia --
The edge of the border --
To the Temple of Larks --
Pastures of the caravans --
Lands of unrest --
The winding road --
Over the borders of Alashan --
Camel men all --
Dunes and deserts of Alashan --
Spears and traditions --
Meres in the sand --
The far side of Alashan --
The Edsin Gol --
The Black Gobi --
The House of the False lama --
Corpse caravans and ghosts --
Dead Mongol Pass --
Back to the desert --
The Oasis of the Third State --
Ordeal by snow --
Appendix --
Maps --
Table of names --
Notes to pp. ix-xxiv --
Index.
Series Title: Kodansha globe.
Responsibility: by Owen Lattimore.
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