The Mammoth Book of Travel in Dangerous Places: Central and South Asia

The Mammoth Book of Travel in Dangerous Places: Central and South Asia

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Alarms amongst the Uzbeks - Alexander Burnes Of all the "forbidden" cities (Timbuktu, Mecca, Lhasa, Riyadh and so on) none enjoyed a more fearsome reputation that Bukhara in Uzbekistan. The first British Indian expedition, that of William Moorcroft in 1819-26, had never returned. Moorcroft's disappearance, like that of Livingstone or Franklin, posed a challenge in itself and preyed on the minds of his immediate successors. Heavily disguised and in an atmosphere of… (more)


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Publisher: Constable & Robinson (June 07, 2012)

Collection: Robinson

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English