Journey Beyond Samarkand Yasushi Inoue

ISBN: 9780870111518

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130 pages


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Journey Beyond Samarkand  by  Yasushi Inoue

Journey Beyond Samarkand by Yasushi Inoue
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In this book one of Japans leading novelists unveils the history of this region and the great figures of its past. Alexander the Great, Chang Chien, the second-century B.C. emissary from the Chinese court, HsГјan-tsang, the devout Buddhist monkMoreIn this book one of Japans leading novelists unveils the history of this region and the great figures of its past.

Alexander the Great, Chang Chien, the second-century B.C. emissary from the Chinese court, HsГјan-tsang, the devout Buddhist monk whose pilgrimage took sixteen years, Genghis Khan, Tamerlane and many others have molded the history and legend of the heartland of Asia.The authors intense interest in this region, dating from his school days, resulted in his two journeys there. Here, with a vividness born of intimate acquaintance, he brings to life the vast deserts, mysterious lakes, and haunting oasis towns that have watched the ebb and flow of millennia of human history.



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