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The golden road to Samarkand

Author: Wilfrid Blunt
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1973.
Series: Studio book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blunt, Wilfrid, 1901-1987.
Golden road to Samarkand.
New York : Viking Press, 1973
(OCoLC)646851889
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfrid Blunt
ISBN: 0670344389 9780670344383
OCLC Number: 691197
Description: 280 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Alexander the Great : an invader from the West --
Hsuan-tsang : a pilgrim from the East --
Mahomet and Kutayba, the Sword of Islam --
Jenghiz Khan : the Mongols in Central Asia --
The princes of Christendom : panic in the West --
William of Rubruck : a friar from the West --
The Polos and Ibn Battuta : four intrepid travellers --
Tamerlane : his triumph and death --
Timurid princes and the fifteenth-century Renaissance --
Babur : a soldier of sensibility --
Anthony Jenkinson : an Englishman reaches Central Asia --
Dr. Joseph Wolff, the 'Grand Derveesh of Englistaun' --
Aurel Stein and the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas.
Series Title: Studio book.
Responsibility: Wilfrid Blunt.

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