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The road to Oxiana (New ed.)

By: Byron, Robert Thubron, Colin(Introduction by)

Part of the Penguin classics series
0141442093 / 9780141442099
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20 cm 352 p.
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In 1933, Robert Byron began 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. "The Road to Oxiana" offers not only a wonderful record of his adventures, but also a rare account of the architectural treasures of a region now inaccessible to most Western travelers.


1FB Middle East, 1FC Central Asia, 3JJG c 1918 to c 1939 (Inter-war period), WTL Travel writing

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