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- Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 29.99
A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka and India is the best, most comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of South Asia. Because of its vast size and geographical location, the Indian subcontinent has some of the world's most diverse avifauna. It boasts of thousands of species. This birdwatching book covers over 800 species and... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99
This is a fascinating account of ancient culture colliding with modern media. Tucked between Tibet and India in the Himalayas, the kingdom of Bhutan is one of the most isolated and beautiful countries in the world. In The Dragon?s Voice , Australian journalist Bunty Avieson provides a glimpse of life beyond the country?s exotic exterior. As a consultant... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait: "C'est le départ de Sarah Bernhardt ! dit notre camarade Fernand Bourgeat... Son affection et son optique du théâtre exagèrent; cependant il est certain que le quai de la gare P.-L.-M., sur ce coup de neuf heures moins le quart, est prodigieusement envahi devant le wagon et le sleeping où nous nous sommes répartis, cinq partants, femme, fille,... more...
- Panther Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 15.40
Takes you on a travel adventure through Iraq, Iran and Baluchistan to India in 1933. This book includes photos from 1933 along with descriptions of the people and cultures. At that time, the idea of traveling to India on a motorbike through the deserts was considered impossible as there were no roads. more...
- Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd 2011; US$ 10.00
We live in a complex world order built with a multitude of competing sovereign nations - countries with varying economic, political and military power - a world structured by international organizations which sometimes work but at other times are bypassed. But the dominant status of the United States is under threat and the institutions that were... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
First published in 1931. 'Hall is the ideal travel-writer. He never wearies his readers, but makes them love him.' Times Literary Supplement Basil Hall's Fragments of Voyages and Travels originally appeared in nine volumes. Miscellaneous in their topics, and arranged without any order the volumes re-issued here have been selected for their clarity... more...
- University of California Press 1990; US$ 12.95
James Fisher combines the strengths of technical anthropology, literary memoir, and striking photography in this telling study of rapid social change in Himalayan Nepal. The author first visited the Sherpas of Nepal when he accompanied Sir Edmund Hilary on the Himalayan Schoolhouse Expedition of 1964. Returning to the Everest region several times during... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 17.99
Reversing his parents' immigrant path, a young American-born writer returns to India and discovers an old country making itself new Anand Giridharadas sensed something was afoot as his plane from America prepared to land in Bombay. An elderly passenger looked at him and said, "We're all trying to go that way," pointing to the rear. "You, you're... more...
- Andrews UK 2010; US$ 13.99
In the popular imagination, Calcutta is a packed and pestilential sprawl, made notorious by the Black Hole and the works of Mother Teresa. Kipling called it a City of Dreadful Night, and a century later V.S. Naipaul, Günter Grass and Louis Malle revived its hellish image. This is the place where the West first truly encountered the East. Founded... more...