Books in category Travel – Middle East | Page 2

  • Syria

    Diana Darke

    Travel and holiday.

  • House of Windows

    House of Windows
    Adina Hoffman

    In the tradition of the literature of place perfected by such expatriate writers as M. F. K. Fisher and Isak Dinesen, Adina Hoffman’s House of Windows compellingly evokes Jerusalem through the prism of the neighborhood where she has lived …

  • Israel for Beginners

    Israel for Beginners
    Angelo Colorni

    This guide, based on first-hand, day-by-day survival of over three decades in Israel, will help you to first understand, then gradually accept, and eventually almost conform to the Israeli mentality, which in turn will enable you to first …

  • Black Sea

    Black Sea
    Neal Ascherson

    This is a story of Greeks, Scythians, Samatians, Huns, Goths, Turks, Russians, Ukrainians and Poles. This is the sea where Europe ended. It is the place where 'barbarism' was born. UPDATED WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR

  • Making Out in Turkish

    Making Out in Turkish
    Ashley Carman

    Titles in this unique series of bestselling phrase books include: Making Out in Chinese, Making Out in Indonesian, Making Out in Thai, Making Out in Korean, Making Out in Hindi, Making Out in Japanese, Making Out in Vietnamese, Making Out …

  • The Minaret of Djam

    The Minaret of Djam
    Freya Stark

    The twelfth-century minaret of Djam is one of Afghanistan's most celebrated treasures, a magnificent symbol of the powerful Ghorid Empire that once stretched from Iran to India.

  • Where Angels Travel There s Laughter and Trouble

    Where Angels Travel There’s Laughter and Trouble
    Christine Bruce

    This is the first time the three of us venture over to another country without our husbands or families.

  • American Travelers on the Nile

    American Travelers on the Nile
    Andrew Oliver

    Beginning with two eighteenth-century travellers, this book then turns to the 25-year period after 1815 that saw young men from East Coast cities, among them graduates of Harvard, Yale, and Columbia, travelling to the lands of the Bible and …

  • The Rosetta Stone and the Rebirth of Ancient Egypt

    The Rosetta Stone and the Rebirth of Ancient Egypt
    John Ray

    This book tells the Stone’s story, from its discovery by Napoleon’s expedition to Egypt to its current—and controversial— status as the single most visited object on display in the British Museum.

  • Cleopatra s Wedding Present

    Cleopatra’s Wedding Present
    Robert Tewdwr Moss

    Tewdwr Moss, a brilliant young writer who was murdered in London the day after he finished this book, left this lyrical gem as his legacy.

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