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1 BOSWORTH, A. B. Alexander And The East: The Tragedy Of Triumph.
Oxford University Press, New York: 1996. 0198149913 / 9780198149910 Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
In this study Brian Bosworth looks at the critical period between 329 and 325 BC, when Alexander the Great was active in Central Asia and what is now Pakistan. He documents Alexander's relations with the peoples he conquered, and adddresses the question of what it meant to be on the receiving end of the conquest, drawing a a bleak picture of massacre and repression. Includes an Index. 
Price: 122.79 USD
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2 KALB, MARVIN L. Eastern Exposure.
Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, New York: 1958. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
This is the author's journal of his extended travels in the mid-1950s. 
Price: 13.06 USD
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3 KALB, MARVIN L. Eastern Exposure.
Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, New York: 1958. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
This is the author's journal of his extended travels in the mid-1950s. 
Price: 8.31 USD
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4 MEYER, KARL E. & BRYSAC, SHAREEN BLAIR. Tournament Of Shadows: The Great Game And The Race For Empire In Central Asia.
Counterpoint, Washington: 1999. 1582430284 / 9781582430287 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
From the romantic conflicts of the Victorian Great Game to the Russian invasion of Afghanistan, Tournament of Shadows traces the struggle for mastery of Central Asia from 1812 to present times. It restores to life a remarkable roster of characters - soldiers, adventurers, mystics, princely pretenders, explorers, proconsuls and spymasters, some famous, some obscure - in an unfolding, hard-to-put-down narrative. Includes an Index. 
Price: 20.14 USD
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5 SCHROEDER, HENRY ALFRED AND PETERS, LAURANCE ARMISTEAD. Shirt-tail And Pigtail: Nonchalant Adventures In Central Asia.
Minton, Balch & Co., New York: 1930. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good, clean reading copy. 
Depicts a casual voyage from Constantinople through Central Asia and on through China to Korea. 
Price: 39.66 USD
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6 STARR, S. FREDERICK. Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia's Golden Age From The Arab Conquest To Tamerlane.
Princeton University Press, Princeton: 2013. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The forgotten story of Central Asia's enlightenment - its rise, fall, and enduring legacy. In this sweeping and richly illustrated history, S. Frederick Starr tells the fascinating but largely unknown story of Central Asia's medieval enlightenment through the eventful lives and astonishing accomplishments of its greatest minds - remarkable figures who built a bridge to the modern world. 
Price: 38.19 USD
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