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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 47 related to A Thousand Sighs, a Thousand Revolts: Journeys in Kurdistan.   

Drinking Arak Off an Ayatollah's Beard: A Journey Through the Inside-Out ...

Nicholas Jubber - History - 2010 - 359 pages
An engrossing blend of travel writing and history, Drinking Arak off an Ayatollah's Beard traces one man's adventure-filled journey through today's Iran, Afghanistan, and ...
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Travels in Syria and the Holy Land

John Lewis Burckhardt - History - 2011 - 720 pages
Burckhardt's journals reveal nineteenth-century 'Arabian life and manners in every degree, from the Bedouin camp to the populous city'.
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Boots on the Ground: A Month with the 82nd Airborne in the Battle for Iraq

Karl Zinsmeister - History - 2003 - 213 pages
The author, a correspondent for "The National Review," describes his experiences as an embedded reporter with the 82nd Airborne Division.
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Rome on the Euphrates: The Story of a Frontier

Freya Stark - History - 2012 - 528 pages
A detailed account of famed travel writer Freya Stark's journey through the Mediterranean
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Persian Mosaic: Getting Back to Iran After 25 Years

David Devine - Travel - 2001 - 320 pages
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Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah, Volume 1

Sir Richard Francis Burton, Lady Isabel Burton - Travel - 1964 - 480 pages
Posing as a wandering dervish, Burton gained admittance to the holy Kaabah and to the tomb of the prophet at Medina and participated in all the rituals of the Hadj (pilgrimage ...
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Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness: Arab Travellers in the Far North

Ibn Fadlan - History - 2012 - 304 pages
In 922 AD, an Arab envoy from Baghdad named Ibn Fadlan encountered a party of Viking traders on the upper reaches of the Volga River. In his subsequent report on his mission he ...
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Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah, Volume 2

Sir Richard Francis Burton - Travel - 1964 - 528 pages
Posing as a wandering dervish, Burton gained admittance to the holy Kaabah and to the tomb of the prophet at Medina and participated in all the rituals of the Hadj (pilgrimage ...
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Is This Your First War?: Travels Through the Post-9/11 Islamic World

Michael Petrou - History - 2012 - 216 pages
Michael Petrou recounts his experiences as a reporter in the Middle East and the stories of people there oppressed by extremism and dictatorship.
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