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Desert Traveller: The Life of Jean Louis Burckhardt
As an explorer, the remarkable Jean Louis Burckhardt achieved the near impossible. After immersing himself in Arab culture and language, Burkhardt disguised himself as "Sheik Abraham" and journeyed through regions not yet known to Europeans. He became the first to enter Petra, discovered the colossal figures at Abu Simbel, and even penetrated Mecca, where he lived for many...more
Paperback, 448 pages
Published June 30th 2001 by Phoenix Press (CA)
(first published January 1st 1981)
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