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Descant 137 Volume 38, Number 2 Summer 2007

by Mulhallen, Karen [ed]

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2007
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Toronto: Descant, 2007 Theme : Margins and Borders with Iran in Focus This issue includes a poem by Miltos Sachtouris [page 136] translated by Evan Jones. Orignal Wraps. As New.
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A Modern History of the Kurds

by McDowall, David

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1997
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9781860641855
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London: I.B.Tauris, 1997 "This first comprehensive history of the Kurds from the nineteenth century to the present day. Interplay of old and new aspects of the struggle, the importance of local rivalries within Kurdish society, the enduring authority of certain forms of leadership, and failure of modern states to respond to the challenge of Kurdish nationalism" 480p. maps.index. Soft Cover.… Read more
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The Road to Oxiana (Introd. by Bruce Chatwin)

by Byron,Robert

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1992
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9780140165845
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London: Penguin, 1992 Classic travel book . "a wonderful record of his journeys, full of vivid reporting,exact observation of people and places, and very funny dialogue." 341p.map.Remaonder mark. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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The Valleys of the Assassins and Other Persian Travels

by Stark, Freya

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2001
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New York: Modern Library, 2001 "...in these Persian travels she ... explores Luristan, Mazaudevan ,"the Throne of Solomon" ans "the Valleys of the Assassins" and has filled in many blanks in the map of that country. In this book there is something more than a recounting of adventure, for there is humour, a keen understanding of the people, and a… Read more
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Iran Today

by Hureau, Jean

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Published
1976
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Very Good
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First Thus.
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9782852580206
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Paris: Editions Jeune Afrique / Artaud, 1976 A well illusrtrated tourist guide to Iran c.1975 "Published amd prepared in co-operatin with the Iran National Tourist Orgaization" [i.e. before the expulsion of the Shah] 288p. illus [col] maps. First Thus.. Softcover. Very Good.
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Sina's Dictionary English-Persian

by Jafarzade, A

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Iran Pocket sized dictionary - English into Farsi only. Undated c 1980-90 ?. Softcover. Very Good.
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The Valleys of the Assassins and Other Persian Travels

by Stark, Freya

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1952
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First Pbk.Ed..
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London: Penguin, 1952 Original Vintage Penguin paperback ".in these Persian travels she . explores Luristan, Mazaudevan ,"The Throne of Solomon" and "The Valleys of the Assassins" and has filled in many blanks in the map of that country. In this book there is something more than a recounting of adventure, for there is humour, a keen understanding of the people,… Read more
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From an Antique Land - Ancient and Modern in the Middle East

by Huxley, Julian S

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1956
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London: Max Parrish, 1956 The author travelled widely in the Middle East as a member of the General Conference of Unesco held in Beirut in 1948. In this book he notes the physical geography of the region, the resources and development of the various civilizations since prehistoric times, and observes the social economic and political conditions c.1948-1950. Covers Iran Iraq… Read more
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Expats : Travels in Arabia, from Tripoli to Teheran

by Dickey, Christopher

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Published
1991
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9780871134639
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New York: Atlantic Monthly Pr., 1991 Award-winning Newsweek reporter Christopher Dickey offers an interesting look at the Arab world as seen through the eyes of some of the western expatriates.lost colonels and aging explorers, oilmen, sea captains, even retired spies.lingering in the Middle East. 228p. maps. bibliography. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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The Root Of Wild Madder: Chasing The History, Mystery, And Lore Of The Persian Carpet

by Murphy, Brian

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2005
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1st US Edition.
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9780743264198
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005 From the remote villages of Afghanistan and Iran, down the ancient trade routes travelled for centuries, to the bazaars of Tehran and the markets of the Western world, every Persian carpet has a story to tell. Coming from a region known for its instability, this art form is one of the few constants, transcending… Read more
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Danziger's Travels Beyond Forbidden Frontiers

by Danziger, Nick

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Published
1989
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London: Paladin., 1989 Danzigers Travels is a riveting account of a daring 18 month journey from Istanbul to Peking. "After walking and hitch-hiking his way through southern Turkey and the Iran of the Ayatollahs, he entered Afghanistan illegally in the wake of a convoy of Chinese weapons and spent another two months dodging Russian helicopter gunships with rebel guerrillas. He… Read more
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Price of Honor: Muslim Women Lift the Veil of Silence on the Islamic World

by Goodwin, Jan

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1995
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9780452274303
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New York: Plume / Penguin, 1995 "In recent years, the expanding movement of militant Islam has changed the way millions think, behave, dress, and live, but nowhere has its impact been more powerfully felt than in its dramatic, often devastating effect on the lives of women. Award-winning journalist Jan Goodwin traveled through ten Islamic countries and interviewed hundreds of Muslim… Read more
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Persian Lions, Persian Lambs : An American's Odyssey in Iran

by Harnack, Curtis

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Published
1965
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First Edition.
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New York: Holt Rinehart & Winston, 1965 A portrait of Iran in the 1960's (before the religious revolution of the Ayatollahs) by an American teacher in Azerbaijan who observed many significant and different cultural attitudes between himself and his students.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good, Price Clipped. Ex-Library.
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The Road to Oxiana (Introd. by Bruce Chatwin)

by Byron,Robert

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1992
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London: Penguin, 1992 Classic travel book . "a wonderful record of his journeys, full of vivid reporting,exact observation of people and places, and very funny dialogue." 341p.map.. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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In Xanadu : A Quest

by Dalrymple, William

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Published
1990
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9780006544159
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London: Flamingo/HarperCollins, 1990 A fascinating journey from Jerusalem across Central Asia in search of the legendary court of Kublai Khan. (remainder mark). Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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In Xanadu : A Quest

by Dalrymple, William

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1990
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London: Flamingo/HarperCollins, 1990 A fascinating journey from Jerusalem across Central Asia in search of the legendary court of Kublai Khan.. Reprint. Soft Cover. New.
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In Xanadu : A Quest

by Dalrymple, William

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1990
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London: Flamingo/HarperCollins, 1990 A fascinating journey from Jerusalem across Central Asia in search of the legendary court of Kublai Khan. (remainder mark). Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Strange Lands and Friendly People

by Douglas,William O

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Published
1951
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Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1951 Travel and commentary on Greece,Cyprus,Persia,India and the Middle East in the years just after WW II.336p.plates.index.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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