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Category: All Categories: History: Asia: Central Asia
15 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Adhikari, Damodar  
Towards Local Democracy in Nepal: Power and Participation in District Development Planning (Spring Research Series 47)
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Publisher: SPRING Centre , 2006.
Trade softcover in yellow and black wraps, 8vo. Not ex-lib. xiv + 352pp. + series list. Appendices, bibliography. 108 tables, 51 figures (including maps) throughout. VG to VG+. Light abrasion but no nicks, tears or creases along edges; stress creases along hinges and upper spine end; light wear/curl to tips of corners. One chapter heading highlighted in contents; all else clean and unmarked. Central wraps clean and bright as new: binding tight, square and somewhat stiff. ISBN: 3934525474. Paperback NF

Appr.: | AUD 76.61 CAD 77.45 EUR 53.17 GBP 42.54 JPY 7,125.00 MXN 890.63 ZAR 766.13 

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2.
Akaev, Askar  
Kyrgyz Statehood and the National Epos Manas : (Signed)

Publisher: Global Scholarly Publications; N. Y. : 2003.
Very Good Softcover ISBN: 1592670059 364 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Red pictorial covers, bibliography, brief glossary of Kyrgyz terms, 1 b/w diagram. Title page SIGNED by author in ornate script and dated 2-10-003.; Written by Askar Akaev, President of Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan) from 1900 to 2005. Foreword by Parviz Morewedge. Co-published by Utah Valley State College. ; History of Kyrgyz, a former Soviet republic, and of its ancient epic hero-story, Manas, which serves almost as a religion in binding together the people of Kyrgyz. ; Covers show light wear to tips. No other flaws. No marks apart from autograph. Binding tight and square. Scarce. ; Signed by Author

Appr.: | AUD 34.41 CAD 34.78 EUR 23.88 GBP 19.10 JPY 3,200.00 MXN 400.00 ZAR 344.09 

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3.
Caplan, Lionel  
Land And Social Change In East Nepal: A Study Of Hindu-tribal Relations (2nd Edition, with postscript)
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Publisher: Himal Books, 2000.
NOTE: Title is "Land and Social Change in East Nepal" (some sites default list with other title -- two different titles have same ISBN). Trade softcover in green wraps with b/w photo to front, 8vo. xv + 235pp. Index, glossary, references, footnotes. B/W plates, 24 tables, maps and other figures. VG- to near VG. Light to moderate edgewear all around with some touches of laminate loss along upper rear fore edge; no tears, nicks or creases, save for light rolling crease down middle of front wrap. Tip of upper corner front wrap clipped along clean 1/2" cut. Central panels clean and sharp; binding tight and square with no reader's crease to spine;pages clean and unmarked. ISBN: 9993313076. Paperback VG-

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4.
Davidson, Robyn  
Desert Places

Publisher: Viking New York, 1996.
Grey-tan laminate bolards with brown quarter binding, color illustration to front, no jacket, 8vo. 279pp. Map frontis. Color plates. Fine. Audible crackle to tight hinges. Bright, sharp, square and unmarked. ISBN: 0670840777. Hard Cover Fine

Appr.: | AUD 5.11 CAD 5.16 EUR 3.54 GBP 2.84 JPY 475.00 MXN 59.38 ZAR 51.08 

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5.
Deasy, H. H. P. (Henry Hugh Peter)  
In Tibet and Chinese Turkestan; being the record of three years' exploration / by Captain H. H. P. Deasy.

Publisher: Mansfield Center, CT : Martino Pub., 2008..
xvi, 420 p. front. (port) illus., plates, Large folding Color Map. Captain Deasy's book possesses a twofold value. It is a plain and unvarnished tale of travel and adventure, told with soldierly reticence. But apart from this, the account also has value as a thoroughly scientific investigation into the geographical conditions of one of the most difficult and remote regions in High Asia. Originally published: New York, 1901. Stock# 43,758x. Fine,new from publisher / no dj as issued.

Appr.: | AUD 96.77 CAD 97.83 EUR 67.16 GBP 53.73 JPY 9,000.00 MXN 1,125.00 ZAR 967.74 

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6.
Douglas, William O.  
Beyond the high Himalayas

Publisher: Doubleday New York 1952.
very good good dust jacket. photo's

Appr.: | AUD 8.06 CAD 10.00 EUR 5.60 GBP 4.48 JPY 750.00 MXN 93.75 ZAR 80.65 

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7.
Hopkirk, Peter  
Foreign Devils on Silk Road

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press Amherst, 1984.
Very Good+, Paperback. ISBN: 0870234358 Small date penned on title page ; Paperback. B&W illustrations, map. Biblio, index. Acct of the plundering of archaeological treasures from Cenytral Asia by foreigners ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 264 pages

Appr.: | AUD 8.17 CAD 8.26 EUR 5.67 GBP 4.54 JPY 760.00 MXN 95.00 ZAR 81.72 

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8.
Kennedy, Pringle, 1855-1925.  
A History of the Great Moghuls, or, A history of the badshahate of Delhi from 1398 A.D. to 1739 : with an introduction

Publisher: Mansfield Center, CT : Martino Pub., 2008..
Two volumes bound in one. 319, 217 p., index. Title continues: "introduction concerning the Mongols and Moghuls of central Asia / by Pringle Kennedy."The Mughal empire was a Turkic imperial power which ruled most of the Asian subcontinent from the early 16th to the mid-19th centuries. At the height of its power, around 1700, it controlled most of the subcontinent and parts of what is now Afghanistan. Originally published: Calcutta : Thacker, Spink and Co., 1905-1911. Stock# 43,668x. Fine, new from the publisher /no dj.

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9.
Pratyoush, Onta; et al. (eds.)  
Studies in Nepali History and Society Volume 4, Number 2 (December 1999)
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Publisher: Mandala Book Point Kathmandu, Nepal , 1999.
Not ex-lib. Trade softcover journal in blue and white wraps, 8vo. Vol. 4(2), Dec. 1999. pp.247-430 of through-paginated volume. VG. Fading to wraps along fore edges and hinges with central colors and titles all sharp and clear; mild edgewear all around. Crease from former dogears upper corners of article on aestheics; miscut pp.357-358 folded at lower corner. Wraps and pages clean and unmarked. Paperback VG

Appr.: | AUD 10.22 CAD 10.33 EUR 7.09 GBP 5.67 JPY 950.00 MXN 118.75 ZAR 102.15 

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10.
Pratyoush, Onta; et al. (eds.)  
Studies in Nepali History and Society Volume 6, Number 1 (June 2001)
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Publisher: Mandala Book Point Kathmandu, Nepal , 2001.
Not ex-lib. Trade softcover journal in red and white wraps, 8vo. Vol. 6(1), June 2001. pp.1-228 of through-paginated volume. VG. Mild edgewear with touches of surface loss; central panels bright and clean. Binding tight and square; pages clean and unmarked. Paperback VG

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11.
Pratyoush, Onta; et al. (eds.)  
Studies in Nepali History and Society Volume 8, Number 2 (December 2003)
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Publisher: Mandala Book Point Kathmandu, Nepal , 2003.
Not ex-lib. Trade softcover journal in blue and white wraps, 8vo. Vol. 8(2), Dec. 2003. pp.205-414 of through-paginated volume. VG. Light edgewear with touches of surface loss; 1/2" creaseacross lower corner front wrap; central panels sharp and clean with someclouding to background color. Binding tight and square; pages clean and unmarked. Paperback VG

Appr.: | AUD 10.22 CAD 10.33 EUR 7.09 GBP 5.67 JPY 950.00 MXN 118.75 ZAR 102.15 

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12.
Pratyoush, Onta; et al. (eds.)  
Studies in Nepali History and Society Volume 9, Number 1 (June 2004)
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Publisher: Mandala Book Point Kathmandu, Nepal , 2004.
Not ex-lib. Trade softcover journal in red and white wraps, 8vo. Vol. 9(1), June 2004. pp.1-224 of through-paginated volume. VG. Light edgewear with touches of surface loss; touches of soil near lower corner front wrap; central panels overall sharp and clean. Binding tight and square; pages clean and unmarked. Paperback VG

Appr.: | AUD 10.22 CAD 10.33 EUR 7.09 GBP 5.67 JPY 950.00 MXN 118.75 ZAR 102.15 

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13.
Rudenko, Sergei I  
Frozen Tombs of Siberia The Pazyryk Burials of Iron-Age Horsemen translated and with a preface by M. W, Thompson

Publisher: Berkeley, Univ. California Press, 1970.
1970. xxxvi, 340, [144] p. 146 line drawings in the text, 112 p. of monochrome and 32 color plates. 26 cm. In the Altai Mountains of western Siberia are the frozen remains 2500 years old. Stock # 25859. Vg/vg. Russian history. Archaeology Ethnology Altaiskii Krai

Appr.: | AUD 322.58 CAD 326.09 EUR 223.88 GBP 179.10 JPY 30,000.00 MXN 3,750.00 ZAR 3,225.81 

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14.
Spuler, Bertold  
History of the Mongols Based on Eastern and Western Accounts of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries

Publisher: Dorset Press 1989.
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Translated from the German by Helga and Stuart Drummond; classic history of the Mongols; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages

Appr.: | AUD 13.44 CAD 13.59 EUR 9.33 GBP 7.46 JPY 1,250.00 MXN 156.25 ZAR 134.41 

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15.
Valikhanov, Ch. Ch. (Chokan Chingisovich),1835-1865 / VenŽižukov, M. (Mikhail), 1832-1901  
The Russians in Central Asia : their occupation of the Kirghiz steppe and the line of the Syr-Daria...

Publisher: Mansfield Centre, CT : Martino Pub., 2007.
xvi, 552 p., [5] leaves of plates : illus., map ; Title continues: "their political relations with Khiva, Bokhara, and Kokan : also descriptions of Chinese Turkestan and Dzungaria / by Capt. Valikhanof, M. Veniukof and other Russian travellers; translated from the Russian by John and Robert Michell." "These are English translations of valuable contributions to the geography and political history of Central Asia printed mostly in St. Petersburg in the Russian language and mostly unavailable to English language readers. The authors are well known Russian travelers and geographers, who have Central Asia their special study." Originally pub.: London : E. Stanford, 1865. Bibliography. Stock# 43,194x. Fine / new from publisher.

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