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Uzbekistan free pdf From the blue-tiled splendour of Tamerlane's Samarkand to the holy city of Bukhara, and beyond to the desert-girdled khanate of Khiva, Uzbekistan lays claim to a breathtaking architectural legacy. Bound by sand and snow, fed by meltwater from the Roof of the World, these fertile oases have attracted travellers and conquerors along the fragile threads of the Silk Road throughout history. This groundbreaking guide focuses on the wealth of sites and colourful legends along Central Asia's golden road.It provides informative insights into the history, religion and culture of Uzbekistan. The special topics include the disappearance of the Aral Sea, and the life and death of Tamerlane the Great. It offers up-to-date practical information for the traveller, covering visas, customs and travel agencies. It includes hints for business visitors. It covers environmental issues. It features useful maps, together with detailed plans of principal sites.

About Calum MacLeod

Calum Macleod and Bradley Maybew graduated in Oriental Studies (Chinese) from Wadham College, Oxford University. Macleod has travelled extensively through Russian and Chinese Central Asia. He contributes regularly to a range of publications. Mayhew has travelled and trekked across Chinese and Russian Central Asia, Tibet, Iran and Ladakh. He has led adventure tours along the Silk Road and is the author-coauthor of numerous Lonely Planet guides, including Pakistan

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Author : Calum MacLeod
Publisher : Odyssey Publications,Hong Kong
Data Published : 01 September 2008
ISBN : 9622177956
EAN : 9789622177956
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 367 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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