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Published: 22 August 2002

414 Pages | 1 map


ISBN: 9780192803672

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A Ride To Khiva

Frederick Burnaby
With a preface by Peter Hopkirk

  • Gripping adventure story, in the tradition of Peter Hopkirk's classic books on Central Asia
  • First published by OUP in 1997; now reissued by popular demand
  • Colourful and opinionated descriptions of the people Burnaby encountered - not only an adventure story, but a fascinating cultural document of its time
  • Peter Hopkirk's books have sold over 100,000 copies in their Oxford paperback editions
  • Resurgence of interest in this area and its history