Lost Heart Of Asia

Thubron, Colin

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Travelling through Central Asia in the wake of the break-up of the Soviet Union, the author guides us through the history, people and culture of a region resonating with history and politics.

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Publish Date: 01/04/2004
ISBN: 9780099459286 Category: Tag:

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Discover Colin Thubron’s journey through central asia in the wake of the fall of the iron curtain.

Thubron travelled throughout Central Asia in the wake of the break-up of the Soviet Union and documented the widespread social upheaval in a region reeling from political change. Thubron is an inspirational writer, intrepid traveller and insightful observer and his The Lost Heart of Asia is an outstanding guide to the history, people and culture of a vast region resonating with history and politics.

‘Thubron’s journey takes him through a spectacular, talismanic geography of desert and mountain… and he weaves its mysteries with modern images into a dazzling embroidery’ The Times

Additional information

Weight 266 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 23 mm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

374

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

915.804 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K