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The Silk Roads: Includes Turkey, Syria, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan and China by Paul Wilson, Dominic Streatfeild-James
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The “Silk Road” was never a single thread across Asia but an intricate web of trade routes – Silk Roads – which together linked the Pacific Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea. This guidebook is the first to cover these routes in their entirety and with it you can retrace the Golden Road to Samarkand, follow in the footsteps of Alexander the Gr...


Pakistan: In the Shadow of Jihad and Afghanistan by Mary Anne Weaver
Publisher : Farrar Straus & Giroux
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"The accumulation of disorder in Pakistan is such that it could well be the next Yugoslavia," writes New Yorker correspondent Weaver (Portrait of Egypt: A Journey Through the World of Militant Islam). She portrays a country mired in chaos and decay, speculating on whether Musharraf can win his war against the Islamic extremists and offering a portrait of a...


K2 : Triumph and Tragedy by Jim Curran
Publisher : Mariner Books
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Before the 1996 Everest disaster made that mountain synonymous with tragedy at 8,000 meters, there was K2. More technical in most routes than Everest, the world's second-highest peak is considered the ultimate achievement by many mountaineers. In 1986 K2 claimed the lives of 13 climbers in nine different parties attempting its summit. Author Jim Curran was on the moun...


Days and Nights on the Grand Trunk Road by Anthony Weller
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On the 50th anniversary of the independence and partition of India, Weller, an American poet, novelist, and journalist (e.g., The Garden of the Peacocks, LJ 9/1/96) has written a richly anecdotal account of his journey along the subcontinent's most historic highway, the Grand Trunk Road, for centuries India's main artery, running from Calcutta to the Khyber ...


Nelles Pakistan Travel Map by Nelles Maps
Publisher : Nelles Maps
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Text: English, German, French (translation) --This text refers to the Map edition.

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Pakistan Handbook by Dave Winter, Ivan Mannheim, Imran Khan
Publisher : Footprint
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The award-winning Footprint Handbooks series has been capturing worldwide attention and admiration for 75 years! Now this excellent series has been revamped to better serve world travelers. With its larger typeface, color sections and maps, bigger trim size, and travel-tough covers, Footprint Handbooks are more durable and easier to use. The series still is the best resou...


Last Blue Mountain by Ralph Barker
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Lonely Planet Pakistan (5th Ed) by John King, Bradley Mayhew
Publisher : Lonely Planet
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Includes listings of all the best places to stay, from campsites to restore mansions, and tips on how to get to Pakistan from China, Iran, or India. of color photos. 88 maps.

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Insight Guide Pakistan (Insight Guides) by Tony Holliday, Langenscheidt Publishers, Tony Halliday
Publisher : Langenscheidt Publishing Group
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To the Frontier by Geoffrey Moorhouse, Moorhouse Geoffrey
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Field Guide to the Mammals of the Indian Subcontinent : Where to Watch Mammals in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan by K. K. Gurung, Raj Singh
Publisher : Academic Press
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K.K. Gurung has a keen interest in the mammals of the Indian subcontinent and is the author of Heart of the Jungle, the definitive book on the wildlife of Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal.

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The Grand Trunk Road : From the Front Seat by Brian Paul Bach
Publisher : Indus
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Now appearing in its second, revised edition, this novel tackles in an epic sweep route of this ancient thoroughfare across the face of the Indian subcontinent.

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Passage to Peshawar by Richard Reeves
Publisher : Simon & Schuster (Paper)
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Pakistan (Insight Guides) by Insight Guides
Publisher : Hungry Minds, Inc
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Golden Peak: Travels in Northern Pakistan by Kathleen Jamie
Publisher : South Asia Books
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First Across the Roof of the World: The First-Ever Traverse of the Himalayas-5,000 Kilometres from Sikkim to Pakistan by Graeme Dingle, Peter Hillary
Publisher : HarperCollins (paper)
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First published in New Zealand in 1982, this is the record of a mountaineering first: a traverse of the Himalayan range. In alternate chapters, terse, practical, good-humored Dingle and loquacious, reflective, serious Hillary (son of the famous Sir Edmund) relate their impressions. Their trip, which lasted 10 months, was marked by a casual attitudeseen bot...


A Shaggy Yak Story by Peter Somerville-Large
Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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The Challenge by Reinhold Messner
Publisher : Kaye & Ward
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Text: English, German (translation)

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Culture Shock!: Pakistan by Karin, Ihsan, Zafar Mittmann, Zafar Ihsan, Kevin Mittman, Karin Mittman
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The series is projected to cover many countries, and three other volumes are cited in this issue of Reference and Research, on China (entry DS701), Indonesia (DS611), and the USA (E11). The intent is to provide practical information about culture, customs, and details of daily life that will be useful to travellers, business people, and new residents....


Summit Fever: An Armchair Climber's Initiation to Glencoe, Mortal Terror and the Himalayan Matterhorn by Andrew Greig, Joe Simpson
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Amritsar to Lahore: A Journey Across the India-Pakistan Border by Stephen Alter
Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
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Moon Handbooks: Pakistan (2nd Ed.) by Isobel Shaw
Publisher : Moon Travel Handbooks
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"Pakistan Handbook" suggests well-traveled and relatively unknown routes through the Pakistani countryside. Travelers will appreciate the detailed itineraries for long and short treks across the Hindu Kush, Karakoram, and Himalaya. Up-to-date information on lodging and dining options will answer visitors' questions. 46 color photos, 103 maps.

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Journey Through Pakistan by Amin Mohamed, Mohamed Amin
Publisher : Hunter Publishing, Inc.
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The Land of War Elephants: Travels Beyond the Pale in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India by Mathew Wilson
Publisher : Nomad Press
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"Wilson's passionate yet unsentimental account reminds us these three nations have much to offer the traveler."

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A Photographic Guide to Birds of India and Nepal: Also Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka by Bikram Grewal
Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing Company
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