Monuments of Central Asia


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Author  Edgar Knobloch
Publisher  I.B.Tauris
Publication Date   April 21, 2001
ISBN  1860645909
Pages  256

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In this comprehensive account of the culture and history of Central Asia, Edgar Knobloch describes the main centers of the age-old civilization. Throughout the book he spices the text with quotations from the works of contemporary travelers, while providing an expert’s commentary on the archaeological, architectural, and decorative features of the sites he describes. His original photographs are supplemented by numerous line drawings, plans of the main cities, and sketches of principal monuments and their ornamental features.

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