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The Hungarian who walked to Heaven : Alexander Csoma de Koros, 1784-1842

Author: Edward Fox
Publisher: London : Short, 2001.
Series: Short lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1819 a Hungarian scholar set off on a 30 year odyssey in search of his own identity and origins of the Magyar people. He ended up in Ladakh where he found himself decoding the mysteries of Tibetan culture for the British government.
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Named Person: Alexander Csoma de Koros
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Fox
ISBN: 0571208053 9780571208050
OCLC Number: 59545900
Description: 96 pages ; 18 cm
Series Title: Short lives.
Responsibility: Edward Fox.

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In 1819 a Hungarian scholar set off on a 30 year odyssey in search of his own identity and origins in the Magyar people. He ended up in Ladakh, where, through a bizarre sequence of events, he found  Read more...

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