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    that traveller their portrait and a brief biography The photographers as featured in the Exhibition are Bertram Thomas Captain William Shakespear T E Lawrence Wilfred Thesiger Harry St John Philby Gertrude Bell Gerard Leachman Major A L Holt Sir George Rendel Gerald de Gaury Major R E Cheesman Also included Excerpts from the writings of William Gifford Palgrave and Charles Doughty Watercolour images by Lady Anne Blunt Approximately 110 photographs

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    Amateur enthusiasts with a thirst for adventure entrepreneurs hunting for eastern treasures scientists and early anthropologists and individuals desperate to escape the confines of Europe these men and women were pioneer tourists in unknown lands They have left us a legacy of fascinating romantic and enlightening insight into the Near East from a European perspective and Charles Foster brings together a collection of studies of some of the most vivid and memorable of them in this book which is published in conjunction with the Association for Study of Travellers in Egypt and the Near East This is a publication generated from papers given in Edinburgh at the 4th ASTENE biennial conference in 2001 ASTENE website Charles Foster Charles Foster is a barrister writer traveller and a Tutor in Medical Law and Ethics at the University of Oxford He read law and veterinary medicine at Cambridge and then worked on the immobilization of gazelles in Saudi Arabia and the comparative anatomy of the Himalayan Hispid Hare at the Royal College of Surgeons He was a Research Fellow at the Hebrew University Jerusalem He has numerous publications which have recently included pieces on wolf hunting in Kazakhstan swimming the Hellespont a number

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    most remote places on earth The tribes here work the soil on intricately terraced farms in remote valleys Their mud brick houses are decorated with bright colours their people adorned with flowered headdresses and elaborate jewellery Over the years their idiosyncratic way of life has remained remarkably unchanged Thierry Mauger has captured the beauty of this enigmatic region in words and stunning photographs Undiscovered Asir is the first and one

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    clear understanding of the social and theological systems that underpin Islamic civilisation Islam is presented as a matrix for every aspect of human life a vision of the world embodied in the Qur an which permeates the fabric of society and dictates individual lives to a minute degree In the three decades since it was first published What is Islam has become recognised as the standard work on Islam for

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    that would harness the wind to provide natural air conditioning This book however expands its scope to cover far more than the raw architecture of these windtower dwellings Building on original research and a detailed architectural survey undertaken by the authors in Dubai between 1969 and 1974 Windtower includes their latest historical social and technical research to provide a substantial book which offers a unique insight into the way of life the inhabitants their culture and history This is a very important book for which the authors spent considerable time researching and interviewing I believe that this book will be an important reference for students of architecture and history to observe the link between architecture and social life recording a portion of the rapidly changing history of Dubai Rashad Mohammed Bukhash Architect Director of Projects Dubai Municipality On the 1975 publication This monograph is a unique record of part of Dubai s architectural heritage and gives an insight into the way of life of an earlier age John R Harris Architect Published in October 2007 Please follow this link to read a new review of Windtower by Archie Walls from The Architectural Review Anne Coles Dr Anne Coles is a

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    to travellers for thousands of years from the days of its reputed wealth through the trade of frankincense and myrrh and because of its strategic position on the southwest corner of the Arabian Peninsula linking east and west A debt of gratitude is owed to the foreign travellers and artists for their engravings gathered here for the first time a corpus of work that gives us invaluable knowledge of Yemen through their creative achievements and which will delight and inspire today s travellers to Yemen Of appeal to the general reader and to researchers Sister volume to Ethiopia Engraved by Richard Pankhurst and Leila Ingrams Over 600 engravings paintings and sketches from 1690 to 1900 Detailed images of scenery historic towns and unique architecture and portraits of the people and costumes of Yemen in all their variety Foreword by Professor Saleh Ali Bassurah Minister for Higher Education and Scientific Research 2006 Preface by Richard Pankhurst Professor of Ethiopian Studies Institute Of Ethiopian Studies Addis Ababa Chapters Landscape Architecture Sana a Taiz Aden Lahej The People Hadhramaut The Tihama The Islands The Flora Fauna The Travellers Artists Glossary Key to Author Abbreviations Leila Ingrams Leila Ingrams spent her early childhood in

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    Biography Books For Children Carter and Mears Cookery Fiction and Poetry History Independent Minds Language Natural History Photography Proverbs Series Reference Travel Search Results Showing page 1 of 1 Go to page Go Old Oman W D Peyton A unique

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    Carter and Mears Cookery Fiction and Poetry History Independent Minds Language Natural History Photography Proverbs Series Reference Travel Search Results Showing page 1 of 1 Go to page Go Oman s Geological Heritage Second Edition Ken Glennie Some 800 million

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