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East to west : a journey round the world

Author: Arnold Toynbee
Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1958.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of philosophical and historical travel essays.
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Toynbee, Arnold Joseph, 1889-1975.
East to west.
New York, Oxford University Press, 1958
(OCoLC)577250704
Named Person: Arnold Toynbee; Arnold Toynbee
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Toynbee
OCLC Number: 372306
Notes: Folded map indicates author's route.
"North Island [of New Zealand]: p. 28-31"--Bagnall.
Section on Australia, p. 31-44.
"Account of a journey ... made between February 1956 and August 1957 ... to Ecuador, Peru ... New Zealand and Australia, to Vietnam, Manila, Hongkong and through Japan and India to the countries of the Middle East"--Flap.
Includes index.
Description: xii, 243 pages map 22 cm
Contents: Cartagena de Indias --
Ecuador --
Man and water in Peru --
Purgatoria --
Arequipa --
Altiplano --
Inca land --
Machu Picchu --
The Selva --
North Island --
Australia and the tropics --
The elusive continent --
Overland --
A radiant wilderness --
Crossing the line --
The land where the religions are good neighbors --
Borobudur --
The Island of Hope --
The Chinese tide in South-East Asia --
A glimpse of half Vietnam --
Mercurila Manila --
Hongkong revisited --
Past and future in Japan --
Hokkaido --
The battle of trees and men --
Angkor --
A glimpse of Thailand --
A glimpse of Burma --
The old monk --
Animal rights --
The new map of India --
Grappling with a sub-continent --
The awakening of the Indian peasantry --
Indian rivers --
Indian temples --
Indian forts --
Six days in Ceylon --
Sravana Belagola --
Amritsar and Lahore --
Gandhara --
The dissolving frontier --
Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa --
By catapult from Karachi to Beirut --
Skirting Israel --
Beaufort --
Hauran and Jabal Druz --
'Aqaba --
Saint Sergius and Saint Symeon --
Mount Lebanon and his sly sister --
The Druz --
A waxing crescent --
The reason for Assyria --
Najaf --
The royal road --
The goddess Anahita --
Iran's hidden valleys --
Ispahan --
A land of contrasts --
Capital cities in Fars --
Iran's green north --
The dome of Sultanieh --
The cedars --
The king and the jinn --
An American tripolis --
An incredible city --
The gardens of Hofuf --
The spell of Palestine --
The Gaza Strip --
Three Pisgah sights --
Jordan's cities --
The shocking Umayyads --
The end of the journey, A.J.T.'s itinerary.
Responsibility: Arnold J. Toynbee.

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Collection of philosophical and historical travel essays.

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