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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Once again, this explanation relies heavily on the concept of an internal cultural
dynamic rather than on the international dimensions of wars fought on Afghan
soil, most particularly the policy of Pakistan and the United States to 'kee[p]
Afghanistan weak and divided' by switching their support between opposing
military and political factions (Rubin and Benjamin 2000: 2). The deployment of a
carpet metaphor throughout Kremmer's travel account suggests that his narrative
is subject to ...

A Carpet Ride To Khiva

Author: Christopher Alexander
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
ISBN: 1848312717
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Colonel Bailey, Mission to Tashkent (1946) Frederick Burnaby, A Ride to Khiva (
1876) Ella Christie, Through Khiva to Golden Samarkand (1925) Victoria Finlay,
Colour (2002) 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, An English Lady in Chinese Turkestan (1931) J.A. MacGahan, ...

The Yard Sale Wars

Author: Brandy
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479729582
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The lime green barber carpet spread itself over the floor with a few major wrinkles
and did seem to touch the quarter round along the wall in a few places. The red,
or whatever color, stain seemed to predominate in the walk areas between the
doors, and the sick green held its own along the walls if there was carpet there. In
the middle ground, it was anyone's guess as to which predominated. As to the
edges of the carpet, Beauregard's apartment floor plan didn't match that of the ...

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
morning stars.101 Even Jayber Crow, living alone, finds meaning and dignity
within his little economy: “I have food to harvest and preserve in the summer and
fall, firewood to gather andsaw upand split in the fall and winter, the garden to
prepare ...

The Carpet Makers

Author: Andreas Eschbach
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1466850221
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They weren't up to the task—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 was going to the dogs. They were slitting open the belly of the Empire,
gutting it with its heart still beating, and shredding it into raw tatters of flesh. And
all the while they thought they were so important, and they invoked the word
freedom.

The Pattern In The Carpet

Author: Margaret Drabble
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547386095
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The impressive display in Robert Opie's Museum of Advertising and Packaging,
now in Notting Hill, tracks the way in which trends in advertising and historical
events are reflected through board games and jigsaws based on the days of
Empire and two world wars, on movies and TV shows, on the launch of the
sputnik and the space race. There is even a Twiggy Dress-the-doll Model Dress
Book. Dress-the-doll books have a surprisingly long history. (Opie saves these
ephemera with a ...

The Carpet Trade Review

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It unites them by one of the strongest of all ties — the desire of supplying their
mutual wants. It disposes them to peace by establishing in every state an order of
citizens bound by their interest to be the guardians of public tranquillity. As soon
as the commercial spirit acquires vigor, and begins to gain an ascendant in any
society, we discern a new genius in its policy, its alliances, its wars, and its
negotiations. — Robertson. It is the great advantage of a trading nation that there
are very ...

Food Wars

Author: Mairi McLellan
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1491884800
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The boy rummaged under some bedding and pulled out a small rolled-up piece
of carpet. He spread it out on the ground between them. And withdrew to a corner
, whimpering. “He's terrified and saw the camels getting slaughtered,” she told
him, her voice hard with anger. The beauty of the carpet drew a blanket of calm
over them however; even Hassan found some solace in edging nearer to look.
The carpet depicted a colourful map of Yemen. A golden orb (or a droplet of
liquid gold ...

Inhaling The Mahatma

Author: Christopher Kremmer
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia
ISBN: 0730495345
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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 ...