A ride to Khiva: travels and adventures in Central Asia

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Cassell, Petter & Galpin, 1895 - History - 403 pages
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User Review  - br77rino - LibraryThing

A nonfiction travelogue. A British soldier of the very adventurous type decides to spend his winter vacation traveling through Russia towards Afghanistan, around the time of the U.S. Civil war, when ... Read full review

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User Review  - John Crane - Goodreads

A great little travel book. An enjoyable journey that takes Burnaby from St Petersburg to Khiva. A great message about stereotyping and propaganda that is still relevant today. The Khivan prince turns ... Read full review

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