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Uzbekistan : the golden road to Samarkand

Author: Calum MacLeod; Bradley Mayhew
Publisher: Hong Kong : Odyssey ; New York : Distribution in the USA by W.W. Norton, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Presents the culture, history, and tourist sights of Uzbekistan, including Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, and Tashkent.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Calum MacLeod; Bradley Mayhew
ISBN: 9789622178236 9622178235
OCLC Number: 751737081
Notes: Previous edition: 2008.
Description: 391 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Facts for the traveler --
Tashkent --
Ferghana Valley --
Samarkand --
The road south --
The Royal Road --
Bukhara --
Khorezm --
Language guide --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Calum MacLeod and Bradley Mayhew.

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Bound by sand and snow, fed by meltwater from the Roof of the World, the fertile oases across Uzbekistan attracted the greatest travellers and conquerors in history along the fragile threads of the  Read more...

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"The best guidebook to bring is the Uzbekistan volume in the Odyssey series... It is one of those rare travel guides that is a joy to read whether or not you are planning a trip." (New York Times) Read more...

 
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