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Through Khiva To Golden Samarkand: A Jm Journeys [Paperback-2022]
Ella Christie
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Publisher: John Murray Uk | ISBN: 9781399805704 | Pages: 256

INTRODUCED BY CAROLINE EDEN, award-winning author of Black Sea, Red Sands and Samarkand Medieval pomp, splendour, and picturesqueness... a life that one can hardly even realize. In 1912, Ella R. Christie - a veteran Scottish traveller who had made expeditions to Kashmir, Tibet, Malaya, Borneo, China, Korea and Japan - steamed across the Caspian Sea to explore Central Asia. Her travels through the Russian Empire took her to the Silk Road cities of Tashkent and Samarkand, and she became the first British woman to visit the Khanate of Khiva. Eschewing the cloak and dagger intrigues of a previous generation of Great Game spies, Christie was a meticulous observer of the everyday - whether meeting khans, dining with generals or vividly chronicling market life - shortly before war and revolution swept that world away.

About the Author

Ella R. Christie (1861-1949) was a Scottish author, explorer and gardener who travelled extensively in Central Asia and the Russian Empire, becoming the first British woman to visit the city of Khiva. Inspired by a journey to Japan, she also created the famous Japanese garden at her home at Cowden Castle.

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