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Sojourner in Islamic Lands

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Sojourner in Islamic Lands takes us on a journey from Kazakhstan in the far north of Central Asia, across the mountains to the former Soviet Union, then south to Iran just below the Caspian Sea. Russell Fraser follows the ancient Silk Road wherever possible. For centuries the Silk Road was the primary commercial link between Europe and Asia, with much of it over desert ...more
Hardcover, 232 pages
Published December 16th 2013 by University of South Carolina Press
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Tuck
i bought this book thinking it was sort of a modern travelers journey walking from kashgar to yazd, but really it is about an academics many journeys to the 'stans' and iran looking at history, architecture, religion, shopping, food, travel. has nice maps, has pics, but needs more pics. no index, no bib, no endnotes (though one can glean what's needed from text). thoughtful and definite original opinions of this area and people and countries and religions and art and architecture

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