Syrian Desert

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Routledge, Sep 5, 2013 - Social Science - 256 pages
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Contents

CHAPTER I THE SYRIAN DESERT AND ITS INHABITANTS
1
CHAPTER II CHANNELS OF ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL TRADE
33
CHAPTER III TRAVELLERS AND EXPLORERS OF THE SYRIAN DESERT
79
CHAPTER IV THE MERCHANT CARAVANS
125
CHAPTER V EIGHTEENTHCENTURY TRAVEL ACROSS THE DESERT
159
CHAPTER VI PRIVATE CARAVANS OF THE GREAT DESERT ROUTE
189
CHAPTER VII THE GREAT HAJJ CARAVANS
219
CHAPTER VIII ELEVEN CENTURIES OF POSTAL SERVICE
235
CHAPTER IX THE ERA OF MECHANICAL TRANSPORT
261
APPENDICES
297
INDEX
397
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