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desert road to Turkestan.

Owen Lattmore

desert road to Turkestan.

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


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Desert Road to Turkestan: Twentieth Century Travel Through Innermost Asia, Along Caravan Trails Over which Oriental Commerce Was Lattimore, Owen Published by National Geographic Soc (). The desert road to Turkestan by Lattimore, Owen, Publication date Topics Mongolia -- Description and travel Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Desert road to Turkestan.

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Free shipping for many products. Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for hard Seller Rating: % positive. Turkestan (Kazakh: Түркістан Türkistan) is a small but ancient city in the Kazakh stan largely lacks the kinds of Central Asian historical towns that make Uzbekistan a popular travel destination, but the exception is this one, relatively well preserved, year-old city.

In the 11th century AD, the great Sufi Sheikh Khoja Ahmad Yasavi turned the city into the region's. "A halt on the march": Owen Lattimore in lateon his first journey across Inner Asia. His diary from this journey on the "desert road to Turkestan " enabled him to write his first book, the start of his career as a scholar of the : JWashington, D.C.

They had planned a honeymoon in Chinese Turkestan, but they would reach it by different routes: Owen by caravans across Mongolia (a trip outlined in The Desert Road to Turkestan); Eleanor by the Trans-Siberian Railway, followed by a lengthy, unanticipated midwinter sledge ride from Semipalatinsk to 4/5(19).

They had planned a honeymoon in Chinese Turkestan, but they would reach it by different routes: Owen by caravans across Mongolia (a trip outlined in The Desert Road to Turkestan); Eleanor by the.

Turkestan was at one time ruled by Emperor Gustasp (believed to be either Hystaspes (father of Darius I) or Darius I). [6] [7] Additional documents indicate that Turkestan's history dates back to at least the third millennium BC.

Many artifacts were produced in that period, and much trade was conducted. The region was a focal point for cultural diffusion, as the Silk Road traversed it. Start your review of Journeys on the Silk Road: A Desert Explorer, Buddha's Secret Library, and the Unearthing of the World's Oldest Printed Book Write a review Peter Clothier rated it it was amazing review of another edition/5.

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Turkestan Turkestan is a small but ancient city in the Kazakh stan largely lacks the kinds of Central Asian historical towns that make Uzbekistan a popular travel destination, but the exception is this one, relatively well preserved, year-old city.

Turkestan resistance against the oppressive Chinese regime. The government brutally cracked down on Uyghurs, killing some of the protestors and burying the dead bodies near the Taklamakan desert by Tarim Road. On February 5th,over 1, Uyghur. Turkestan is a genuine ethnogeographic region, it is referenced in many scholarly books.

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The Desert Road to Turkestan. For centuries criminals, holy men, and traders tramped across the region; and it was out of this tradition that the Silk Road was established. Surrounded on three sides by some of the highest mountain ranges in the world, with the Gobi desert blocking the forth, Chinese Turkestan is one of.

Bazaars of Chinese Turkestan book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Silk Road was once the main artery for the exchange of go /5(4).

In the delightfully eccentric Robert Byron set out on a journey through the Middle East via Beirut, Jerusalem, Baghdad and Teheran to Oxiana -the country of the Oxus, the ancient name for the river Amu Darya which forms part of the border between Afghanistan and the Soviet Union.

His arrival at his destination, the legendary tower of Qabus, although a wonder in itself, it not nearly so 4/5(10). Rome2rio makes travelling from Turkestan to Thar Desert easy.

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InRob Gifford set out on a 3,mile trek across China. His trip resulted in a series for NPR and a book called China looks at an ancient land that is evolving into a.The city was founded over 15 centuries ago and is now the historical center of Kazakhstan’s culture. Since traveling the Silk Road had always been a childhood dream and we had to miss out on Iran due to visa issues, I was definitely not planning on skipping Turkestan!