Desert, Marsh and Mountain – The World of a Nomad

Desert, Marsh and Mountain – The World of a Nomad

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304 Sayfa Birinci Baskı 1979 Collins, London ( ıç Kapak ) One of the last in a great British tradition of individual and often eccentric travellers, Wilfred Thesiger is widely known for two claasic books,Arabian Sands and The Marsh Arabs. Now in this new and even more lavishly illustrated volume, portraying with the Desert and Marshes of his earlier books far Mountains and other lands where he has travelled. Wilfred Thesiger recreates a lifetime’s journeying in some of the world’s least known places. As fine a photographer as a writer, he here assembles one of the most striking collections of photographs ever published. … ( ıçindekiler ) List of Maps 10 Biographical Summary and List of Principal Travels 11 Other Books and Articles by the author 13 1910-45 14 Abyssinia 1910-19 19 Danakil country 1933-34 24 Sudan Political Service 1935-39 26 War 1939-45 27 Persia 1949-50–1964 121 Iraqi Kurdistan 1949-51 124 1950-58 163 Sadams mudhif Qabab 1951 165 The Madan marshmen and their ancestry 166 Acceptance by the Madan 1951-53 172 Remaining years 1953-56–1958 173 Mountains 215 1945-50 37 Dhaufar and the Hadhramaut 1945-46 41 First crossing of the Empty Quarter 1946 45 Prelude to the second crossing 1947-48 48 Second crossing of the Empty Quarter 1948 95 Sulaiyil to Abu Dhabi 1948 97 The Trucial Coast and its hinterland 1948-49 112 Persia and Kurdistan 119 Chitral 1952 217 The Hazarajat 1954 224 Nuristan 1956-1965 229 1966-68 269 1977-78 296 Glossary of Foreign Terms 300 Index 301

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