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Vanished Kingdoms: A Woman Explorer in Tibet, China, and Mongolia 1921-1925 by Janet Wulsin, Mabel Cabot, Rubie Watson, Frederick Wulsin
Publisher : Aperture
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Part photographic catalogue and part historical travelogue, this book presents the life of Janet Elliott Wulsin (1894-1963), who went where very few women of her society had ever gone before. In 1923, she and her husband, Frederick, set out, under the auspices of the National Geographic Society, to explore China, Mongolia and Tibet with 28 camels, six hors...


Bones of the Master : A Journey to Secret Mongolia by George Crane
Publisher : Bantam
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In the steady hands of poet George Crane, previously unknown Zen master Tsung Tsai comes off as truly extraordinary. A "poet, philosopher, house builder, scientist, doctor, and when necessary, kung fu ass-kicker," Tsung Tsai would still be wandering about anonymously if it were not, Crane says, for the need of financing provided by an advance on this book. The last of...


Eagle Dreams: Searching for Legends in Wild Mongolia by Stephen J. Bodio
Publisher : The Lyons Press
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Travel writer Bodio's absorbing, plodding account of his search for Mongolia's fabled eagle hunters revels in mundane details but lacks enough information on the time the author spent with the hunters and the eagles. An image from a long-forgotten book of Bodio's youth stayed with him for almost half a century: a man with a weathered face on a horse, squin...


Lonely Planet Mongolia by Robert Storey, Bradley Mayhew
Publisher : Lonely Planet
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Still the only travel guide available to one of the most remote--yet fastest-changing--destinations on earth, this completely updated edition contains 46 maps, with map keys in Mongolian and English script, transportation and accommodation details, and background information on the history and culture of the region. 46 maps. color photos. --This text refers to an out o...


Lost in Mongolia : Rafting the World's Last Unchallenged River by Colin Angus
Publisher : Broadway
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Angus didn't know the Yenisey River existed until he came across its name in a book while researching another trip. The Yenisey, he learned, is the world's fifth-longest river, flowing 5,500 kilometers (3,300 miles) from western Mongolia to the Arctic Circle, and had never been run from source to sea. That kind of challenge proved irresistible to the Canad...


Mongolia: Empire of the Steppes (Odyssey Illustrated Guides) by Claire Sermier, Helen Loveday
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[T]he most complete and up-to-date guide.

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Time Traveler: In Search of Dinosaurs and Other Fossils from Montana to Mongolia by Michael Novacek
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If you're of a certain age, you likely went through a dinosaur phase as a kid, perhaps even dreaming of turning up the bones of stegosauruses, tyrannosauruses, and other famed creatures of the Age of Reptiles. In this affectionate memoir of "a life in the field," paleontologist Michael Novacek writes of his early years entertaining such dreams and of his ongoing educa...


Around the Sacred Sea: Mongolia and Lake Baikal on Horseback by Bartle Bull, John Boit, Kerim Yalman
Publisher : Canongate Books
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In 1993, three recent Harvard graduates, well armed with letters of introduction and privileged contacts, both political and scientific, rode horses north from Mongolia to Siberia and around Lake Baikal, the world's deepest lake with the greatest volume of fresh water on earth. It was a four-month journey of self-imposed physical challenges, in part an endea...


Mongolia Map by International Travel Maps
Publisher : ITMB Publishing
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Where the Pavement Ends: One Woman's Bicycle Trip Through Mongolia, China & Vietnam by Erika Warmbrunn
Publisher : Mountaineers Books
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Living in Seattle and failing to make her mark as an actress, Erika Warmbrunn decides to chuck it all and go traveling. Her resulting novel, Where the Pavement Ends, is an absorbing account of her ambitious eight-month solo bicycle trip through the countries of Mongolia, China, and Vietnam. While Warmbrunn's accounts of the travails of traveling in far-off land...


To the Back of Beyond: An Illustrated Companion to Central Asia and Mongolia by Fitzroy, Sir, Bart. MacLean
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Mongolia: The Bradt Travel Guide by Jane Blunden
Publisher : Bradt Travel Guides
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Outer Mongolia is one of the few places on earth where travelers can still explore with a true sense of adventure. Vast tracts of this "land of blue sky"can be discovered on the back of horse or camel for an authentic cultural experience in the style of Genghis Khan's mounted army, or in the comfort of four-wheel drive. Comprehensive coverage of the opportunitie...


Lost in Mongolia : Travels in Hollywood and Other Foreign Lands by Tad Friend
Publisher : AtRandom
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"No journalism about the entertainment business gives me more pleasure than Tad Friend's. He is unvaryingly smart, fun, funny and fearless, and a terrific reporter to boot."
--Kurt Andersen, author of Turn of the Century

"Tad Friend is the finest writer who has never done stand-up comedy working today. Reading these thoughtful, surprising essays is pure ...


Across Mongolian Plains: A Naturalists Account of China's Great Northwest by Roy Chapman Andrews
Publisher : Fredonia Books (NL)
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This book is a narrative by Roy Chapman Andrews of his work and travels in Mongolia and North China. The book is written entirely from the sportsman's standpoint and has purposely avoided scientific details which would prove uninteresting or wearisome to the general public.

Asia is the most fascinating hunting ground in all the world, not because of the quant...


Heart of a Continent by Sir Francis Younghusband, F.E. Younghusband
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Wild East: the New Mongolia (Summersdale Travel) by Jill Lawless
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A portrait of Mongolia, this book describes a country at once rediscovering its own long-suppressed heritage as a nomadic and Buddhist society, and also discovering both the benefits and dangers of Westernization.

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Travels in Siberia Mongolia the Central Steppes and Chinese Tartary by Witlam Atkinson
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Tents in Mongolia: Adventures and Experiences Among the Nomads of Central Asia by Henning Haslund
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In Secret Mongolia (Mystic Traveller) by Henning Haslund
Publisher : Adventures Unlimited Press
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Men and Gods in Mongolia (Mystic Traveller Series) by Henning Haslund, Elizabeth Sprigge, Claude Napier
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Slow Boat to Mongolia by Lydia Laube
Publisher : Wakefield Press
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My mount needed considerable encouragement. As we finally got into gear, I put up my pink parasol with a pop, frightening the donkey so much that we nearly got to the top at full gallop. Who else but Lydia Laube would climb the Great Wall of China on a donkey waving a pink parasol? Slow Boat to Mongolia is a hilarious account of her travels by ship, train and bo...


Femme D'Adventure: Travel Tales from Inner Montana to Outer Mongolia by Jessica Maxwell
Publisher : Seal Press
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In the first chapter, Maxwell (I Don't Know Why I Swallowed the Fly: My Fly Fishing Rookie Season, LJ 4/15/97) states, "There are few accomplishments more gratifying in a woman's life than building her very own relationship with the whole wide world." Written for those who have ventured a bit themselves, this book supports her statement. In each chapter, Max...


China Caravans: An American Adventurer in Old China: Including an Exploration of the Royal Tombs of Xian and the Ill-Fated Restoration of the Last M by Robert Easton
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Edge of Blue Heaven: A Journey Through Mongolia by Benedict Allen, Adrian Arbib
Publisher : Bbc Pubns
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