The Resource Traces in the desert : journeys of discovery across Central Asia, Christoph Baumer

Traces in the desert : journeys of discovery across Central Asia, Christoph Baumer

Label
Traces in the desert : journeys of discovery across Central Asia
Title
Traces in the desert
Title remainder
journeys of discovery across Central Asia
Statement of responsibility
Christoph Baumer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
For five millennia, the peoples and cultures of East and West have met and mingled in Central Asia. For explorers and travellers it is a promised land, a region of white spaces on the map, forgotten cities and archaeological treasures. Christoph Baumer has spent a lifetime travelling through the countries of Central Asia, making extraordinary discoveries along the way. "Traces in the Desert" follows in his intrepid footsteps as he finds evidence of Indo-Europeans in the steppes of Western Mongolia, discovers lost oasis cities in the Taklamakan and unearths art treasures in Tibet. He
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
915.80443
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS327.8
LC item number
.B385 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Traces in the desert : journeys of discovery across Central Asia, Christoph Baumer
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-208) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Maps; Acknowledgements; Foreword by John Hare; Introduction; Part I: In Search of the Nestorians; Christian Crosses in the Himalayas; The Churches and Monasteries of Tur Abdin; Christians in Iran; Merv, City of Infidels; The Mistery of Khukh Burd Süme; Part II: The Nomadic Land; Searching for Genghis Khan's Tomb; Among the Eagle Hunters; Art in Stone and Men of Stone; A Shaman from Tuva; Genghis Khan's Capital; Part III: Discovering the Treasures of Tibet; Land of Snows; Yaks as Snowploughs; Milarepa's Tower; The Unknown Bönpos; Between Heaven and Earth
Control code
ocn693780706
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 218 pages, [32] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441681348
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36043801
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)693780706
  • ebscoaca0857718320
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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