Arminius Vambery in early youth developed an interest in the languages of Europe and Asia, and later he got involved with the reciprocal relations of languages. He went to Constantinople, and his stay in Turkish houses and frequent visits to Islamic Schools transformed him into a Turk-an Efendi. He travelled further East, covering the whole of Central Asia.
The book gives a description of the author’s journey from Teheran, to notices concerning the geography, statistics, politics, and social relations of Central Asia. Originally published in 1864, has now been reissued in the interest of students and scholars alike.
India & Pakistan: Art and Culture 1300—1900 is the catalogue for the exhibition INDIA!, held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from September 14, 1985, through January 5, 1986, the most extensive survey of Indian art ever assembled by a museum in the United States.
ISBN: 0944142133 – Hardback Publisher: MAPIN PUBLISHING PVT LTD INDIA ISBN: 0944142133 Publisher: MAPIN PUBLISHING PVT LTD INDIA
A work of great value, not merely on account of its splendid illustrations, but for the value of material it contains. This study by an adventurous traveller, an authentic and amusing writer deals in detail the Botany, Geology and Ethnology of the region and is considered a masterpiece since its first publication in 1860.
This book of travel must take a rank in the geographical literature.
This travel account by a British Counsul-General, was written with a first-hand knowledge of the people, their art, folklore, and customs. Having posted at Kashgar in Chinese Turkistan during the 1920s, Sir Clarmont Skrine and his wife, both adventurous, and with insatiable quest for acquiring more information of this unexplored areas spent their time touring, exploring, and mapping the high mountains.
This book has some superb photographs which show the author’s skill in photography.