The Desert Road to Turkestan

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Little, Brown,, 1929 - Mongolia - 373 pages
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Amazing story of Owen Lattimore's 1927 journey via camel caravan to rejoin his wife for their honeymoon in Chinese Turkestan (modern Xinjiang), in the midst of the warlord era. Read full review

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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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