In Search of Nomads

Author(s): John Ure


The author has travelled with the Bedouin of the Arabian peninsular, the Moors and Tuareg of the Sahara, migratory pastoral tribes of southern Iran, and the Mongol horsemen and Tartar descendents of Central Asia. This title discusses the eccentric Europeans who sought out nomads.

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'An intoxicating mix of anthropology and ripping yarn, bejewelled with pearls of nomadic wisdom' Nicholas Crane, Geographical

Sir John Ure, former British Ambassador to Cuba, Brazil and Sweden, is the author of, among other travel and historical books, The Cossacks and The Trail of Tamerlane. He writes regularly on travel for the Daily and Sunday Telegraph, and has served on the council of the Royal Geographical Society and as chariman of the Thomas Cook 'Travel Book of the Year' panel. His recreation in Who's Who is 'travelling uncomfortably in remote places and writing about it comfortably afterwards'.

General Fields

  • : 9781845290825
  • : Constable & Robinson
  • : Constable & Robinson
  • : August 2004
  • : 196mm X 129mm X 16mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Ure
  • : Paperback
  • : good
  • : 288
  • : Illustrations, maps, ports.