The Southern gates of Arabia

a journey in the Hadhramaut
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The Southern Gates of Arabia was published inand became an instant bestseller. Stark traveled to the Hadhramaut region (now part of Yemen) in to find the lost city of Shabwa, which is along the ancient I learned of Freya Stark when I read Bitter Lemons of Cyprus by Lawrence Durrell, when he was the Minister of Information in Cyprus.4/5(19).

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This book was originally published prior toand represents a reproduction of an important historical work/5(19). The Southern Gates Of Arabia - A Journey In The Hadbramaut Paperback – March 4, by Freya Stark (Author)/5(23). Chronicling her journey through the towns and encampments of the Hadhramaut, The Southern Gates of Arabia is a tale alive with sheikhs and sultans, tragedy and triumph.

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Although the claim to discovering Shabwa would not ultimately be Stark’s, The Southern Gates of Arabia, a bestseller upon its original publication, remains a classic in the literature of travel.

Though Shabwa remained elusive, Freya Stark's remarkable journey ensured that her name would forever be associated with Arabia and her travels hailed as intrepid and adventurous as any undertaken by other great explorers of Arabia such as T.E. Lawrence, Richard Burton and Charles Doughty.

The Southern Gates Of Arabia - A Journey In The Hadbramaut. Chronicling her journey through the towns and encampments of the Hadhramaut, The Southern Gates of Arabia is a tale alive with sheikhs and sultans, tragedy and triumph.

4/5(). The Southern Gates of Arabia is her story. Located on the high Hadramawt plateau in what is now Yemen, Shabwa was renowned in antiquity as the source of frankincense.

Little visited even then, it was also thought to be a particularly forbidding place; Genesis mentions it as the "enclosure of death", and the Roman geographer Pliny reported that it contained 60 /5(20). The Southern Gates of Arabia by Freya Stark and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Southern Gates of Arabia by Freya Stark, penguin - AbeBooks Passion for books.

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The Southern Gates Of Arabia - A Journey In The Hadbramaut - Ebook written by Freya Stark. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, /5(2). Stark reasoned that slavery seemed to decline in societies that were less religious, and thus she felt that slavery would decline in Arabia as it evolved.

She published her account of the region in three books, The Southern Gates of Arabia: A Journey in the Hadhramaut (), Seen In The Hadhramaut () and A Winter in Arabia ().Born: 31 JanuaryParis, France. The Southern Gates of Arabia by Freya Stark and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Southern Gates of Arabia by Freya Stark, penguin - AbeBooks.

The Southern Gates of Arabia by Freya Stark,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(). Chronicling her journey through the towns and encampments of the Hadhramaut, The Southern Gates of Arabia is a tale alive with sheikhs and sultans, tragedy and triumph.

Although the claim to discovering Shabwa would not ultimately be Stark's, The Southern Gates of Arabia, a bestseller upon its original publication, remains a classic in the Author: Freya Stark.

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This is her pioneering 5 journey into present-day Yemen, which was, and still is, one of the wildest and most inaccessible parts of the region, where 'the ancient geographers lead one more competently than modern map-makers'. The Southern Gates of Arabia book. Bound in buckram with inset label, printed with a photograph by the author.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Southern Gates Of Arabia The Southern Gates Of Arabia - A Journey In The Hadbramaut I found this book absolutely fascinating as it described a time, only odd years ago, when there truly were unexplored reaches, where legend and history still co-existed, and where a culturally /5.

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The Southern Gates of Arabia by Freya Stark. Inthe author set out to explore the wild, desert mountains, the palaces and cities of Hadramaut and travelled the Incense Route inland from the southern shores of Arabia.

Along the way she encountered Sultans and Bedouin tribespeople, the harem women of Do’an and the Mansab of Meshed. Here is a first Penguin edition of Penguin Books - The Southern Gates of Arabia: A Journey in the Huadhramaut by Freya Stark,pages of high quality adventure travel writing with 16 pages of sepia photographs, a map and a brief reading list, all in good condition.

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The southern gates of Arabia: a journey in the HadhramautJ.P. Tarcher, Distributed by Houghton Mifflin in English - J.P. Tarcher ed. An uncommonly good travel story of an unusual journey into the interior of Arabia, by a woman unaccompanied by another European.

Freya Stark is scholar first and historian. Her purpose in making this overland journey was to gather material and sources of material which throw light on the ancient pre-Islamic cultures. With native Bedouin guides, she travelled from Makalla. Get this from a library. The southern gates of Arabia: a journey in the Hadramaut.

[Freya Stark] -- Inthe author set out to explore the wild, desert mountains, the palaces and cities of Hadramaut and travelled the Incense Route inland from the southern shores of Arabia.

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The southern gates of Arabia: a journey in the Hadhramaut. [Freya Stark] -- Tracing the ancient incense route, Stark set out to be the first westerner to discover the fabled lost city of Shabwa, which had captivated explorers and travellers for centuries.

THE SOUTHERN GATES OF ARABIA, A JOURNEY IN THE HADHRAMAUT. I seem to turn more and more to adventure, travel and explorer books- for the body, the mind and the soul. FREYA STARK. by Caroline Moorehead THE SOUTHERN GATES OF ARABIA, A JOURNEY IN THE HADHRAMAUT. by Freya Stark with introduction by Jane Fletcher.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stark, Freya. Southern gates of Arabia. [New York] E.P. Dutton & Co. [©] (OCoLC) Document Type. The southern gates of Arabia: a journey in the Hadhramaut. [Freya Stark] -- Inacclaimed English author and traveller Freya Stark landed on the coast of South Arabia, intent on being the first woman to venture alone into the country's interior by way of its ancient.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previously published: London: J.

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