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Through Siberia.

Henry Lansdell

Through Siberia.

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms, 19--. 1 microfiche ; 11 x 15 cm. (Human relations area files, HRAF)

The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination23, 811 p.
Number of Pages811
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15134676M

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THROUGH SIBERIA BY ACCIDENT is the author's aptly titled account of her first trip to the Asian side of Russia-Siberia and the Russian Far East-in I was particularly interested in reading her story, having lived in that part of Russia myself during the early period after the collapse of /5(16).

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British journalist Roberts makes an engaging book debut with a chronicle of her travels through Siberia searching for pianos An absorbing history illuminates a bleak landscape.”—Kirkus Reviews. Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Dervla Murphy (born 28 November ) is an Irish touring cyclist and author of adventure travel books for over 40 years. Murphy is best known for her book Full Tilt: Ireland to India With a Bicycle, about an overland cycling trip through Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and followed this with volunteer work helping Tibetan refugees in India and Nepal and trekking with Children: Rachel.

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Through Siberia by Accident is a voyage of Siberian self-discovery. An enormous and mysterious land, Siberia remains an exotic unknown that has haunted the imagination of Westerners for centuries.

Colin Thubron takes us into the heart of Siberia on a journey of discovery from Mongolia to the Arctic Circle, from Rasputin's village in the west through tundra, taiga, splendid mountains, lakes and rivers to the derelict Jewish community in. Through Siberia and Manchuria By Rail is a popular book by Oliver George Ready.

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Lansdell gives vivid account of a land about which previously nothing was know. Included are descriptions of the penal institutions and mines, to which Lansdell was probably the first foreigner given access.

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A spot hardly ever entirely tamed by the governing administration forces cloistered away in decadent towns. THROUGH SIBERIA BY ACCIDENT Dervla Murphy () In the 13th century, Russia and Siberia were over-run by the Mongol hordes who decimated the population and the countryside, but left the church untouched by order of Gengis Khan, on the condition that they offer up prayers for the Mongol leaders.

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In The Long Walk, Slavomir Rawicz described how, during the Second World War, he and a group of prisoners broke out of a gulag in the Soviet Union in They walked thousands of miles south from Siberia, through Mongolia, Tibet, across the Himalayas, to the safety of British India.

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