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Travelogue & Memoirs

On Secret Service East of Constantinople: The Plot to Bring Down the British Empire

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Peter Hopkirk
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Paperback 431
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Under the banner of a Holy War, masterminded in Berlin and unleashed from Constantinople, the Germans and the Turks set out in 1914 to foment violent revolutionary uprisings against the British in India ... more

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Trespassers on the Roof of the World: The Race for Lhasa

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Peter Hopkirk
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Paperback 288
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'A marvelous book, well researched and beautifully written -- a treat for armchair explorers everywhere' -- New Statesman 'As vivid and gripping as a John Buchan novel' more

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Foreign Devils on the Silk Road: The Search for the Lost Treasures of Central Asia

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Peter Hopkirk
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Paperback 252
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The Silk Road, which linked imperial Rome and distant China, was once the greatest thoroughfare on earth. Along it travelled precious cargoes of silk, gold and ivory, as well as revolutionary new ideas. ... more

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Setting the East Ablaze: Lenin's Dream of an Empire in Asia

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Peter Hopkirk
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Hardcover 252
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'Let us turn our faces towards Asia', exhorted Lenin when the long-awaited revolution in Europe failed to materialize. 'The East will help us conquer the West.' Peter Hopkirk's book tells for the first ... more

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The Punishment of Virtue (PB)

By:
Sarah Chayes
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Paperback 400
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After completing her assignment in Afghanistan for NPR in 2002, Sarah Chayes stayed to take a position running a nongovernmental aid organization, Afghans for Civil Society, founded by the family of the ... more

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The Parwan Wind Dust Motes

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B.K. Zahrah Nasir, Muneeza ...
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Paperback 256
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In response to the complaints of readers that The Gun Tree was too short and didn't tell the full story, this follow up is the inevitable answer. In The Parwan Wind the author attempted to fill in some ... more

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