Foreign Devils On The Silk Road

Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848546327
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Peter Hopkirk tells the story of the intrepid men who, at great personal risk, led these long-range archaeological raids, incurring the undying wrath of the Chinese.

Ipek

Author: Alessandro Baricco
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Quest For Kim

Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472086344
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Two authors' passion for India and the Great Game

In Quest Of The Buddha

Author: Sunita Dwivedi
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in 1984 and reissued in 2001, Oxford Dexiang, Gao; Trans Zhu Fuming,
Dunhuang & The Silk Road, 2000, China Intercontinental Press, Gansu People's
Fine Art. pp.222. 5. Dexiang, Gao; Trans Zhu Fuming, Dunhuang & The Silk Road
, 2000, China Intercontinental Press, Gansu People's Fine Art. pp.223. 6. Hopkirk,
Peter; Foreign Devils on the Silk Road, first published: 1980, first issued in 1984
and reissued in 2001, Oxford University Press: Oxford, Great Britain. pp.174. 7.
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Patchwork

Author: Isabelle Actis-Malumeja
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 059538921X
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I had always wanted to travel the Silk Road, the former trade route plied by
caravans transporting silks, carpets, jade, lapis lazuli and other treasures
between Central Asia and the West. It was remote, exotic, and the perfect
pilgrimage for someone ... I dreamed of visiting the desert oases I had read about
in Peter Hopkirk's book, “Foreign Devils on the Silk Road”—places with evocative
names like Hami, Turfan and Kashgar. - 80 - It was dawn, but the sun was
already fierce overhead.

The World Geopolitics Of Drugs 1998 1999

Author: Alain Labrousse
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401735050
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See Peter Hopkirk's On Secret Service East of Constantinople: The Plot to Bring
Down the British Empire (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995), and Foreign
Devils on the Silk Road: The Search for the Lost Cities and Treasures of Chinese
Central Asia (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980). 2. Geopolitical Drug Watch,
The Geopolitics of Drugs (Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1996), p. 46. 3.
Barbara Crossette, “Anti-Drug Program in Afghanistan Is in Danger.” International
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Setting The East Ablaze

Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: John Murray
ISBN: 1848547250
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Here is an extraordinary tale of intrigue and treachery, barbarism and civil war, whose violent repercussions continue to be felt in Central Asia today.

On The Trail Of Genghis Khan

Author: Tim Cope
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408839881
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Foreign Devils on the Silk Road. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press,
1980. ———. The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia. New
York: Kodansha International, 1992. Jankovich, Miklos. They Rode into Europe:
The Fruitful Exchange in the Arts of Horsemanship Between East and West.
Zurich: Long Riders Guild Press, 2007. Khodarkovsky, Michael. Where Two
Worlds Met: The Russian State and the Kalmyk Nomads 1600–1771. Ithaca, NY:
Cornell University ...

Christians In China

Author: Jean Charbonnier
Publisher: Ignatius Press
ISBN: 0898709164
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1 Quoted in Peter Hopkirk, Foreign Devils on the Silk Road: The Search for the
Lost Cities and Treasures of Chinese Central Asia (Oxford: Oxford University
Press, 1984), p. 174. 2 In addition to Peter Hopkirk's highly readable account,
there is an doctrince of material on Dunhuang. See especially Aurel Stein,
Serindia: Detailed Report of Explorations in Central Asia and Westernmost China
(Delhi: Motilal Banansidas, 1980), 5 vols., a reprint of the first ed. (Oxford, 1921).
Sir Aurel Stein ...