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Travelogue & Memoirs

Valley of the Giant Buddhas: Memoirs and Travels

By:
Morag Murray Abdullah
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Hardcover 324
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In My Khyber Marriage, Morag Murray, a Scotswoman, tells the story of her romance and marriage to a handsome Afghan prince during the tumultuous days of the First World War. In Valley of The Giant Buddhas ... more

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My Khyber Marriage: Experience of A Scotswoman as the Wife of A Pathan Chieftain`s Son

By:
Morag Murray Abdullah
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Hardcover 272
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World War I was raging in Europe when young Scotswoman Morag Murray met and fell in love with the handsome son of a Pathan chieftain. This is her own remarkable story, full of romance and adventure. Overcoming ... more

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The Prince of the Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq

By:
Rory Stewart
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Hardcover 416
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Soon after Stewart, a British diplomat and professional adventurer, traveled to Iraq late in 2003 to search for work, he was named a provincial governor. In characteristic understatement, he says of his ... more

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Quest for Kim: In Search of Kipling's Great Game

By:
Peter Hopkirk
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Paperback 273
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This book is for all those who love Kim, that masterpiece of Indian life in which Kipling immortalized the Great Game. Fascinated since childhood by this strange tale of an orphan boy's recruitment into ... more

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Babur Nama (Memoirs of Empire Babur)

By:
Zahir Uddin Muhammad ...
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Paperback 425
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The "Babur Nama", a journal kept by Zahir Uddin Muhammad Babur (1483-1530), the founder of the Mughal Empire, is the earliest example of autobiographical writing in world literature, and one of the finest. ... more

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Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things: An Impossible Journey from Kabul to Chiapas

By:
Gary Geddes
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Hardcover 400
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The distance between Kabul, Afghanistan, and Chiapas, Mexico, is 5,000 miles. Geddes undertook a journey between those two points to retrace the voyage of Huishen, a fifth-century Buddhist monk who fled ... more

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