The Carpet Wars

Author: Christopher Kremmer
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia
ISBN: 0732291585
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Along the way he made lifelong friendships, but he also discovered societies ripped apart by war, religion and fratricide, and ruled over by warlords like 'the Lion of Panjsher' Ahmed Shah Massoud - and terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden. ...

Chasing Tales

Author: Corinne Fowler
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9042022620
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The book's title (The Carpet Wars) indicates that carpets might have something to
tell us about the causes of war in this region. Kremmer's carpet metaphor is not
always synecdochic. In his text, carpets serve as a symbol of Afghanistan's ...

A Carpet Ride To Khiva

Author: Christopher Alexander
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 1848312717
Size: 56.83 MB
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... Peter Hopkirk, The Great Game (1990) R. Jefferson, A New Ride to Khiva (
1899) Gustav Krist, Alone Through a Forbidden Land (1938) Chris Kremmer, The
Carpet Wars (2002) T. Lentz, Timur and the Princely Vision (1989) Lady
Macartney, ...

Figures In The Carpet

Author: Wilfred M. McClay
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 0802863116
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Maintaining household economic autonomy also brings an inner peace: In time
of hate and waste, Wars and rumors of wars, Rich armies and poor peace Your
blessed economy, Beloved sufficiency Upon a dear, small place, Sings with the ...

The Carpet People

Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544284712
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It covered almost all of the Carpet from the Woodwall to the wasteland near
Varnisholme in the north. ... Some of them didn't like the Dumii much, usually
because the Empire discouraged the small wars and cattle raids that, in the
outlying ...

The Carpet Makers

Author: Andreas Eschbach
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1466850221
Size: 57.21 MB
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They weren't up to the taskā€”of course they weren't. People were hungry again,
and plagues were raging whose names had been forgotten for millennia.
Everywhere was turmoil; in many places, bloody wars were being fought, and
everything ...

The Pattern In The Carpet

Author: Margaret Drabble
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547386095
Size: 69.78 MB
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And the archduke's collection was in itself a collection of dispersed pieces,
assembled from the spoils of earlier collectors forced to sell because of wars and
disasters. Teniers captured and preserved all these works doubly and trebly, in a

The Carpet Trade Review

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Advertisements, Remittances, Subscriptions, and all communications should be
addressed to The Editor of the Carpet ... to gain an ascendant in any society, we
discern a new genius in its policy, its alliances, its wars, and its negotiations.

Inhaling The Mahatma

Author: Christopher Kremmer
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia
ISBN: 0730495345
Size: 42.41 MB
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A sprawling portrait of India at the crossroads, Inhaling the Mahatma is also an intensely personal story about coming to terms with a dazzlingly different culture, as the author's fate is entwined with a cosmopolitan Hindu family of Old ...

Bamboo Palace

Author: Christopher Kremmer
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia
ISBN: 0730449599
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Part travelogue, part mystery, Bamboo Palace reveals the only known eye-witness account of the final solution carried out in the jungles of northern Laos. 'thrilling ... a marvellous gift for the well-turned phrase' - Michael Smithies, the ...