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The carpet wars : from Kabul to Baghdad : a ten year journey along ancient trade routes

Author: Christopher Kremmer
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Includes material on "Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir, Iran, Iraq, and the Central Asian republics ..."--Page xi.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Kremmer
ISBN: 0060097329 9780060097325
OCLC Number: 48892863
Notes: Originally published: Australia : HarperCollins Publ., 2002.
Description: xii, 448 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Kabul --
The rug merchant of Kabul --
Elephant's foot --
A day in the countryside --
Happy fire --
pt. 2. The road to Balkh --
The red carpet --
Great game --
The mother of cities --
The Taliban cometh --
Across the Amu Darya --
pt. 3. Kandahar --
Habib is Habib --
Heroes and villains --
The lost tribe --
Capital punishment --
pt. 4. Peshawar --
Cruise control --
Khyber bazaar --
Violence by degree --
The siege of Attock Fort --
pt. 5. Baghdad --
Late for the war --
Tyranny, hypocrisy, bastardry and confusion --
The sheikh with one million camels --
Babylon --
pt. 6. Tajikistan --
Tragic Tajiks --
A warlord's holiday --
Children of Adam and Eve --
pt. 7. Kashmir --
Fire on the lake --
The Pashmina 'Conspiracy' --
An Afghan in Delhi --
The good shepherds --
pt. 8. The desert of Hell --
The gypsy Kilim --
Death of the Nomads --
A prayer for bad roads --
pt. 9. Esfahan --
Carpet nation --
Teahouse of the misfit moon --
The gates of paradise.
Responsibility: Christopher Kremmer.
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Includes material on "Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir, Iran, Iraq, and the Central Asian republics ..."--Page xi.

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