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The Syrian desert ; caravans, travel and exploration

Christina Phelps Grant

The Syrian desert ; caravans, travel and exploration

by Christina Phelps Grant

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Published by A. & C. Black, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Caravans,
  • Arabs,
  • Trade routes,
  • Description and travel,
  • Bedouins

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Christina Phelps Grant
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, [1] 410 p.
    Number of Pages410
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26978461M
    OCLC/WorldCa633811600

    () The overland mail via the Syro-Iraqi Great Desert. The British Association of Palestine-Israel Philatelists (BAPIP). Harris, Christina P. () The Syrian Desert: caravans, travel and exploration. London, A. & C. Black. (Reprinted by Routledge , ISBN ) Munro, John M. () The Nairn Way: desert bus to Baghdad. Delmar, New. The Syrian Desert (Arabic: بادية الشام ‎, Bādiyat al-Shām), also known as the Syrian steppe, the Jordanian steppe, or the Badia, is a region of desert, semi-desert and steppe covering , square kilometers (, square miles) of the Middle East, including parts of south-eastern Syria, northeastern Jordan, northern Saudi Arabia, and western nates: 33°20′00″N 38°50′00″E / °N .

      A filmer captures the pastoral peace of Mallerstang Valley on June 4 as hundreds of travelers flock to the gorgeous English countryside for an annual fair."I counted about caravans plus a large number of other vehicles almost filling up the flat ground next to the River Eden," said the filmer."There were many horses tethered grazing, including a group fast asleep, several dogs and . New paperback book copy of The Desert and the Sown: Travels in Palestine and Syria by Gertrude Bell. Dover () unabridged republication of he edition originally published by William Heinemann, London, pages. /8 x /2 inches, 22 cm. Current list price

    convoys, 'unexpectedly the Syrian Desert route has once more snatched the palm of speed from its rivals': review of Christina Phelps Grant, The Syrian Desert: Caravans, Travel and Exploration, in Jl Roy. Central Asian Soc., xxiv (). 3 'Motor-Cars in the Orient: The Middle East on Wheels', Times, 9 . The name Shamiyah has also been used for the Syrian Desert. The name has been translated in the past as Badiyat al-Sham (or Badiyat ash-Sham). Geography. The m high region in the middle of the desert is the Hamad Plateau, a rather flat, stony semi-desert consisting of limestone bedrock covered with chert gravel. What little rain arrives on the plateau flows into local salt flats.


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The Syrian desert: Caravans, travel and exploration Hardcover – January 1, by Christina Phelps Grant (Author)5/5(1). The Syrian Desert: Caravans, Travel and Exploration Hardcover – January 1, by Christina Phelps Grant (Author)Author: Christina Phelps Grant.

This historical overview is a well informed and readable account of an area of the world which has been and is now more than ever a significant geographical location in the Middle East--both culturally and commercially.

Topics covered include the bedouin trouble in the area, their origins and organization, ancient and medieval trade, early travelers, accounts of the important Alter of Damascus.

The Syrian desert and its inhabitants --Channels of ancient and medieval trade --Travellers and explorers of the Syrian desert --The merchant caravans --Eighteenth-century travel across the desert --Private caravans of the great desert route --The great "Hajj" caravans --Eleven centuries of postal service --The era of mechanical transport.

Get this from a library. The Syrian desert: caravans, travel and exploration. [Christina Phelps Harris]. The Syrian Desert: Caravans, Travel and Exploration By Christina Phelps Grant For more than 3, years the trade routes of this desert have linked the eastern seaboard of the Mediterranean with Mesopotamia; they have fostered cultural and religious, as well as commercial.

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ABOUT THIS BOOK. CONTENTS. T&F logo. Edition: 1st Edition. The Syrian desert: caravans, travel and exploration / by Christina Phelps Grant A. & C. Black London Australian/Harvard Citation. Harris, Christina Phelps. The Syrian desert: caravans, travel and exploration / by Christina Phelps Grant A.

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See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Author: Grant. chapter iii travellers and explorers of the syrian desert. chapter v eighteenthcentury travel across the desert. chapter vi private caravans of the great desert route.

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CHRISTINA PHELPS GRANT. M.A., PH.D. & C. BLACK LTD. 4, 5 & 6 SOHO SQUARE, LONDON W Chapter IX - 3: Pages - and their Syrian Desert sections are but short and incidental parts of far-flung imperial routes. The following outline. Brown hardback, no DJ, tiny chips missing along spine edges, paper has turned light brown, index, notes on sources, b&w photos, four fold out maps, The Syrian desert, caravans, travel and exploration.

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