Narrative of a Journey From Heraut to Khiva, Moscow and St. Petersburgh, During the Late Russian Invasion of Khiva (v. 1)

Author:   James Abbott
Publisher:   General Books LLC
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9781150083433


Pages:   262
Publication Date:   15 December 2009
Format:   Paperback
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Narrative of a Journey From Heraut to Khiva, Moscow and St. Petersburgh, During the Late Russian Invasion of Khiva (v. 1)


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Volume: v. 1 General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1856 Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: CHAPTER XXXI. Route to Dahsh Qullah -- Its Difficulties -- The Favourite of Hope -- Resolution to pursue that Route -- Choice of my Suite -- Quarrel and Affray between the Tooroumuns and Oozbegs -- Pacified by Saleh Mu- huinmud -- Forced Reconciliation -- Mooraud All leaves me to my Fate -- Khojeh Muhummud -- Atonement of his Father's Crime. UP to this moment, I had steadfastly adhered to my first proposition of return to Khiva. I had not given any one the slightest reason to think I could be persuaded to change my apparent purpose. But my heart was travelling in the other direction, and I waited only the appearance of a possibility, to determine my steps towards Dahsh Gullah. The difficulty of this route seemed increased tenfold, by the loss of Mooraud Ali's protection. There lay, between the inhabited steppe of the Mungh Kishlauk district, and the Russ'an fort, about forty miles of stepppe, utterly destitute of inhabitants; and although the undoubted property of the Khaun, and time out of mind, an integral portion of Khaurism, yet under the fear of the Russians, since their erection of a fort in the Khaun's territory. The Kuzzauks, indeed, are less in fear of the Russians, of the garrison, whose interest it is to encourage them to dwell in the neighbourhood, and from whom they purchase in exchange for sheep and hides, all the few luxuries and conveniences they are acquainted with; than they are in dread of the Chowdhoor Toorcumuns, who make such dealings a pretence for plundering THE FAVOURITE OF HOPE. 31 them. Nevertheless, the steppe is utterly abandoned, and he, who enters it, has...

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Author:   James Abbott
Publisher:   General Books LLC
Imprint:   General Books LLC
Dimensions:   Width: 22.90cm , Height: 1.50cm , Length: 15.20cm
Weight:   0.390kg
ISBN:  

9781150083433


ISBN 10:   1150083433
Pages:   262
Publication Date:   15 December 2009
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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