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The southern gates of Arabia

LT012566
2011
Freya Stark

Editora Tauris Parke Paperbacks
Idioma Inglês
Estado : Como Novo
Encadernação : Brochado
Disponib. - Em stock

€15
Mais detalhes
  • Ano
  • 2011
  • Colecção
  • The Freya Stark Collection
  • Código
  • LT012566
  • Detalhes físicos
  • Dimensões
  • 13,00 x 20,00 x
  • Nº Páginas
  • 276

Descrição

A Journey in the Hadhramaut.

In 1934, famed British traveler Freya Stark sailed down the Red Sea, alighting in Aden, located at the tip of the Arabian peninsula. From this backwater outpost, Stark set forth on what was to be her most unforgettable adventure: Following the ancient frankincense routes of the Hadhramaut Valley, the most fertile in Arabia, she sought to be the first Westerner to locate and document the lost city of Shabwa. Chronicling her journey through the towns and encampments of the Hadhramaut, The Southern Gates of Arabia is a tale alive with sheikhs and sultans, tragedy and triumph. Although the claim to discovering Shabwa would not ultimately be Stark s, The Southern Gates of Arabia, a bestseller upon its original publication, remains a classic in the literature of travel. This edition includes a new Introduction by Jane Fletcher Geniesse, Stark s biographer.

The southern gates of Arabia

€15

LT012566
2011
Freya Stark
Editora Tauris Parke Paperbacks
Idioma Inglês
Estado : Como Novo
Encadernação : Brochado
Disponib. - Em stock

Mais detalhes
  • Ano
  • 2011
  • Colecção
  • The Freya Stark Collection
  • Código
  • LT012566
  • Detalhes físicos

  • Dimensões
  • 13,00 x 20,00 x
  • Nº Páginas
  • 276
Descrição

A Journey in the Hadhramaut.

In 1934, famed British traveler Freya Stark sailed down the Red Sea, alighting in Aden, located at the tip of the Arabian peninsula. From this backwater outpost, Stark set forth on what was to be her most unforgettable adventure: Following the ancient frankincense routes of the Hadhramaut Valley, the most fertile in Arabia, she sought to be the first Westerner to locate and document the lost city of Shabwa. Chronicling her journey through the towns and encampments of the Hadhramaut, The Southern Gates of Arabia is a tale alive with sheikhs and sultans, tragedy and triumph. Although the claim to discovering Shabwa would not ultimately be Stark s, The Southern Gates of Arabia, a bestseller upon its original publication, remains a classic in the literature of travel. This edition includes a new Introduction by Jane Fletcher Geniesse, Stark s biographer.