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The Immeasurable World

Journeys in Desert Places

The Immeasurable World( )
Author: Atkins, William
ISBN:978-0-571-31972-5
Publication Date:Jun 2018
Publisher:Faber & Faber, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $49.99
Book Description:

For all the desert's dreamlike beauty, to travel here was not just to pitch yourself into oblivion: it was to grind away at yourself until nothing was left. It was to aspire to the condition of sand.

One third of the earth's land surface is desert, much of it desolate and inhospitable. What is it about this harsh environment that has captivated humankind throughout history? From the prophets of the Bible to Marco Polo, Lawrence of Arabia to Gertrude Bell, travellers...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Deserts
Nature / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.2 x 24.201 x 4.001 cm
Book Weight:0.78 Kilograms



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