Asia Overland: Tales of Travel on the Trans-Siberian & Silk Road

Asia Overland: Tales of Travel on the Trans-Siberian & Silk Road

by Bijan Omrani
     
 
What was it really like to travel the iron rails of the Trans-Siberian Railway in its early years, the dusty, parched tracks of the Silk Road in its heyday, or the rugged, dangerous mountain passes into and out of the Indian subcontinent? Eurasia’s great

Overview

What was it really like to travel the iron rails of the Trans-Siberian Railway in its early years, the dusty, parched tracks of the Silk Road in its heyday, or the rugged, dangerous mountain passes into and out of the Indian subcontinent? Eurasia’s great

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789622178113
Publisher:
Airphoto International Ltd.
Publication date:
07/02/2010
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
1,264,466
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Bijan Omrani attended Lincoln College, Oxford. His first book, Ticking Tom and the Tornado, was published when he was 10 years old, which he followed with contributions to The Spectator as an undergraduate. His research interests include Euripides, mysticism, Henry Purcell and the history of the Afghan-Pakistan frontier. He is the author and editor of various works on Central Asia including Asia Overland: Tales of Travel on the Trans-Siberian and Silk Road (Odyssey Books & Guides), and also a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society and the Royal Geographical Society. He teaches Classics at Westminster School.

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