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Aurel Stein

Annabel Walker

Aurel Stein

pioneer of the Silk Road

by Annabel Walker

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia, Central,
  • Hungary
    • Subjects:
    • Stein, Aurel, Sir, 1862-1943.,
    • Archaeologists -- Asia, Central -- Biography.,
    • Archaeologists -- Hungary -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnnabel Walker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS785.S84 W35 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 393 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages393
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL913790M
      ISBN 100719557518
      LC Control Number95209663
      OCLC/WorldCa32893674

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Stein, Sir Aurel / Jeannette Mirsky (intro.) Aurel Stein book by University of Chicago Press, c, () ISBN ISBN A large format (not quite 25cm square) book printed in a large eye friendly font, about Marc Aurel Stein, Born in Hungary to a Aurel Stein book family in the nineteenth century, he was an explorer in central Asia, dying in Kabul ina knight of the British empire, there /5.

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Hungarian-born explorer Marc Aurel Stein () made eight expeditions along the ancient trade route that links China and the Mediterranean. Whitfield surveys some of the artifacts that he found, most famously at a Buddhist site near Dunhuang, and Cited by: 4.

This review addresses two questions: 1) why read a lengthy biography(s) of Sir Aurel Stein who, though famous in his lifetime and a continuing giant in scholarly circles, is today little known Aurel Stein book the general public; and 2) which of the two biographies written about Stein should one read: Aurel Stein book Mirsky's "Sir Aurel Stein--Archaeological Explorer" or Annabel Walker's "Aurel Stein--Pioneer Cited by: 6.

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Oxford, At the Clarendon Press, Oxford, England Volume II Text: In this volume Sir Aurel Stein book Stein continues with his official report beginning with his movement from Barkul to Guchen and concluding with his return to India via Iran. For Volume I go to And for the photographs from all the volumes go to.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Provenance: 'Oxford Book & Stationery Co. Dehli' (stamps to flyleaves). A professor at universities in India sincethe Hungarian-born explorer and archaeologist Marc Aurel Stein made the first of his three expeditions to Chinese Turkestan ininspired by the explorations of Sven Hedin.

Sir Aurel Stein ( – ), British archaeologist, explorer famous for his archaeological discoveries in Central Asia, was fascinated by the Aurel Stein book of the Silk Road. For many Aurel Stein book, Stein conducted scientific and archaeological excavations in various Asian countries and a large part of the exhibits at the British Museum and British Library comes from Stein's exploration.

An extraordinary man, who advanced human knowledge on many fronts, Sir Aurel Stein () pursued dramatic adventure with scientific purpose. Aurel Stein book Mirsky has drawn from Stein's voluminous outpouring of books and articles as well as from his letters and unpublished archival materials to produce a lively and definitive biography of this archaeological explorer.

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Aurel Stein was a British-Hungarian explorer whose travels through Turkestan — now far western China — led him to the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas, near Dunhuang. Accompanied by his fox terrier, Dash, he embarked on a two-year journey to Central Asia in This work presents an illustrated account of the adventures of the great Silk Road explorer and archaeologist Sir Aurel Stein, whose expeditions included the discovery of an amazing hoard of Buddhist paintings, hidden since the 11th century inside a secret cave at Dunhuang.

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Sir Aurel Stein, (born Nov. 26,Budapest, Hung.—died Oct. 26,Kabul, Afg.), Hungarian–British archaeologist and geographer whose travels and research in central Asia, particularly in Chinese Turkistan, revealed much about its strategic role in history.

Principal of the Oriental College, Lahore, Punjab, India (now in Pakistan; –99), in he published his. The motivation for Mary Amps’ letter to Aurel Stein, and the photos enclosed, turns out to have been Stein’s On Alexander’s Track to the Indus, Stein’s account of his travels in Swat inthe book that took me to Swat last summer.

Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Aurel : State Central Library, ioned. The Hungarian-born archaeologist Marc Aurel Stein (–) is probably best remembered today for his explorations in Chinese Turkestan, and especially his discovery of the Buddhist treasure of Dunhuang, described in his earlier works, Sand-Buried Ruins of Khotan and Ruins of Desert Cathay (also Author: M.

Aurel Stein. In this two-volume work, published inthe Hungarian-born archaeologist Marc Aurel Stein () describes his second expedition to the deserts of Chinese Turkestan in (His account of his first expedition, Sand-Buried Ruins of Khotan (), is also reissued in this series.) Format: Paperback (Reissue).

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In the words of a younger contemporary, Stein was “the most prodigious combination of scholar, explorer, archaeologist and geographer of his generation” (Owen Lattimore, quoted in Mirsky,p.

ix.). In this two-volume work, published inthe Hungarian-born archaeologist Marc Aurel Stein (–) describes his second expedition to the deserts of Chinese Turkestan in –8. (His account of his first expedition, Sand-Buried Ruins of Khotan (), is Cited by: On Alexander's Track to the Indus: Personal Narrative of Explorations on the Northwest Frontier of India by Aurel Stein and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Product Information.

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Aurel Stein was born in Hungary to merchant Nathan Stein and his wife Anna. The family was comfortably well-off and advocated assimilation. Stein was baptised into the Lutheran church. He studied Sanskrit, Old Persian and philology at the universities of Vienna, Leipzig and Tubingen.

In he made his first trip to India. Sir Mark Aurel Stein or Aurel Stein (), FRAS, was a British-Hungarian archaeologist and explorer. He traveled to many parts of South Asia and Central Asia to discover ancient cultures and their remains.

He died and was buried in Kabul, Afghanistan. This review addresses two questions: 1) why read a lengthy biography(s) of Sir Aurel Stein who, though famous in his lifetime and a continuing giant in scholarly circles, is today little known to the general public; and 2) which of the two biographies written about Stein should one read: Jeanette Mirsky's "Sir Aurel Stein--Archaeological Explorer" or Annabel Walker's "Aurel Stein--Pioneer 5/5(4).

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6 January – 24 February All the images from the 51 pins. The remarkable Aurel Stein embarked on an expedition to retrace Alexander the Great's triumphant invasion of India. Stein's tale has justifiably achieved cult status for the dangers and hardships he encountered; for the light it sheds on Alexander's journey; and for the information it provides about archeology, art, culture, and religion.

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On Novem ebook, Hungarian-British archaeologist Sir Marc Aurel Stein was born. Stein is primarily known for ebook explorations and archaeological discoveries in Central Asia. Stein was also an ethnographer, geographer, linguist and surveyor. His collection of books and manuscripts taken from Dunhuang caves is important for the study of the history of Central .