Beyond the Oxus: the Central Asians by Monica Whitlock

The Lost Heart of Asia by Colin Thubron

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A land of enormous proportions, countless secrets, and incredible history, Central Asia--the heart of the great Mongol empire of Tamerlane, site of the legendary Silk Route and scene of Stalin's cruelest deportations--is a remote and fascinating region. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the emergence of newly independent republics, Central Asia--containing the magical cities of Bukhara and Samarkand, and terrain as diverse as the Kazakh steppes, the Karakum desert, and the Pamir mountains--has been in a constant state of transition. The Lost Heart of Asia takes readers into the very heart of this little visited, yet increasingly important region, delivering a rare and moving portrayal of a world in the midst of change. This 1995 Penguin Books Ltd Paperback is in Good condition.

ISBN: 9780140246193 SKU: 1367650 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.