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Arabia deserta

Musil, Alois

Arabia deserta

a topographical itinerary

by Musil, Alois

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Published by American Geographical Society in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arabian Peninsula
    • Subjects:
    • Musil, Alois, 1868-1944.,
    • Arabian Peninsula -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Alois Musil, published under the patronage of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Arts and of Charles R. Crane.
      SeriesAmerican Geographical Society. Oriental explorations and studies,, no. 2, Oriental explorations and studies ;, no. 2.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS204 .M8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 631 p.
      Number of Pages631
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6714063M
      LC Control Number28010540
      OCLC/WorldCa1458635

      The nomadic tribes from Arabia Deserta, in Akkadian called Aribi, frequently invaded the surrounding countries -i.e., Arabia Felix and Mesopotamia, where they sometimes managed to settle. Hardly anything about these isolated ‘people without history is known, although it seems certain that they became camel riders in the tenth or ninth century BC.


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Western exploration of the Arabian Desert began in the mid-eighteenth century, but it was not until the nineteenth century that the British officers of the Indian colonial government undertook surveys of the areas remote from the major pilgrimage routes. Charles Doughty (–) spent two years Cited by:   Travels in Arabia Deserta, originally published inis a two-volume set which describes English poet Charles Doughty's extensive travels through the Arabian deserts and the discoveries he made there.

The work became well-regarded for its beautiful prose as well as its extensiveness, which made it a benchmark of ambitious travel writing in the early 20th century. Charles Montagu Doughty (19 August – 20 January ) was an English poet, writer, explorer, adventurer and traveller born in Theberton Hall near Saxmundham, Suffolk and educated at private schools in Laleham and Elstree, and at a school for the Royal Navy, was a student at King's College London, eventually graduating from Gonville.

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Cambridge [Eng. T.E. Lawrence, who wrote the Introduction to the Edition calls the book the greatest work on Arabia in English, and it is clearly a model for The Seven Pillars of Wisdom. The Random House Edition printed in the s is the one to have, since it contains numerous illustrations and maps.5/5(1).

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The result of a journey in the s undertaken to explore the geographical origins of Christianity, Travels in Arabia Deserta is one of the most important and influential works produced on Arabia. First published in this extremely small edition inDoughty's book remained obscure until it was reissued in at Lawrence's urging and with.

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Doughty. At the turn of the 20th century, Czech explorer Alois Musil traveled through northern Hejaz and Najd, mapping topography as he went. Travels in Arabia Deserta (Book) Average Rating. Author. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Garnett, Edward, Bookplateleaf Boxid Pages: Travels in Arabia Deserta; the Text as Abridged and Arranged by Edward Garnett, With a Prefatory Note by Mr.

Garnett, a General Introduction by T.E. Lawrence, and Illustrations by Edy Legrand by Doughty, Charles M. In his introduction to Travels in Arabia Deserta, he underlines the importance of Doughty’s achievement, saying that ‘no one who is seriously interested in travel or arab custom, or indeed the extremity of human experience, can afford to ignore this book’.

Limited to copies; Publication date June ; Published price $ A truly magnificent book, such an easy pleasure to read in comparison to Doughty's great but exhausting work, Travels in Arabia Deserta. The author is a man in the fine tradition of T.E.

Lawrence, a man who resigned from the British Political Service in the Sudan to rejoin the service as a contract officer not eligible for pension on the understanding that he would only be asked 5/5(5). Buy a cheap copy of Travels in Arabia Deserta book by Charles M.

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TRAVELS IN ARABIA DESERTA has been recognized, almost since its publication inas one of the greatest travel books in the English language. Doughty spent almost two years traveling, going on pilgrimages, and living with various nomad tribes in northwestern Arabia, then a land almost completely unknown to Europeans and : Doughty, Charles Montagu.

Travels in Arabia Deserta, Volume 1 by Charles M. Doughty Western exploration of the Arabian Desert began in the mid-eighteenth century, but it was not until the nineteenth century that the British officers of the Indian colonial government undertook surveys of the areas remote from the major pilgrimage routes.4/5(9).

Condition: Very Good. Doughty, Charles M. Travels in Arabia Deserta. Gloucester, Massachusetts: Peter Smith, pp. Glossary. 8vo. Chartreuse cloth. Book condition: Very good with rubbed corners and subtly soiled backstrip. Abridged by Edward Garnett. Seller Inventory # UDOUTRA00HMR.

More information about this seller | Contact this. Charles Montagu Doughty, (born AugTheberton Hall, Leiston, Suffolk, England—died JanuSissinghurst, Kent), British traveler and writer who is widely regarded as one of the greatest of all Western travelers in Arabia.

Doughty attended the Universities of London and Cambridge, after which he traveled widely in Europe, Egypt, the. The result of a journey in the s undertaken to explore the geographical origins of Christianity, Travels in Arabia Deserta is one of the most important and influential works produced on Arabia.

First published in an extremely small edition inDoughty’s book remained obscure until it was reissued in at Lawrence’s urging and. - The Folio Society limited edition of Travels in Arabia Deserta by CM Doughty with a preface by Rory Stewart and introduction by TE Lawrence, printed.

Travels in Arabia Deserta is certainly one of the finest travel books ever written but you will not read this in its entirety nor will the vast majority of readers.

There are vast swaths of this book that are tedious reading at best and downright boring at worst. "One volume edition on thin paper complete and unabridged" Black blind-stamped cover. Gilt title to spine. l, pages. Frontispiece portrait. Full-page and in-text illustrations. Full-page and fold-out plates.

Large fold-out colour map 50 x 68 cm. Newspaper ephemera at rear. "Doughty's book vividly recounts his travels and tribulations among the Bedouins of Arabia from It is. Travels Arabia Deserta by Charles Doughty, First Edition.

You Searched For: the result is perhaps the finest book on Arabia ever written. Another Arabist, T.E. Lawrence, speaks on Doughty: "I have talked the book over with many travellers, and we are agreed that here you have all the desert, its hills and plains, the lava fields, the.

Travels in Arabia Deserta has 5 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace T.E. Lawrence, who wrote the Introduction to the Edition calls the book the greatest work on Arabia in English, and it is clearly a model for The Seven Pillars of Wisdom.

The Random House Edition printed in the s is the one to have, since it 5/5(1). Saudi Arabia had its first palace political upheaval about a decade after the death of its founder King Ibn Saud. That was when a group of influential princes staged a palace coup against their brother (or half-brother) King Saud Bin Abdulaziz.

[15] See Leviticusand Doughty, Travels in Arabia Deserta, [16] Jacob Milgrom explains that a woman who gave birth was considered physically impure because of the issue of blood, but had committed no “moral wrong that required[d] divine forgiveness” Leviticus 1 – 16,ARABIA (עְרָ֑ב, in Isa ; ̓Αραβία, G, meaning desert).A large peninsula of SW Asia.

Biblical references. In the in Isaiah shows the root meaning of the name, the “desert,” or “steppe,” of the NW part of the peninsula. In Jeremiah the name refers to the N portion, but in 2 Chronicles and Ezekiel it includes the S also.

Arabia Deserta. The desert, a vast steppe, or elevated expanse of sand, with occasional hills and a sparse vegetation. It has the mountains of Gilead on the west, and the river Euphrates on the east, and extends far to the south.This page contains details about the Nonfiction book Travels in Arabia Deserta by Charles M.

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