The Desert Road to Turkestan

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Little, Brown,, 1929 - Mongolia - 373 pages
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User Review  - Timothy Riley - Goodreads

Lattimore traveled from Peking to western China-Turkestan by camel. He was one of the first foreigners to do such a trip. His descriptions of the land and people are great first hand accounts. He ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bryn Hammond - Goodreads

Owen Lattimore - always. It's camel-caravan travel in the desert. For my own purposes I wanted to meet the inhabitants, Mongols, but didn't much - only the caravaneers. Great description and he lives down and dirty. Read full review

Contents

The Roads to Inner Asia
3
One of the Chief Mohammedan Mosques at Kuei
10
The Edge of the Border
19

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