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Aurel Stein

Annabel Walker

Aurel Stein

pioneer of the Silk Road

by Annabel Walker

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia, Central,
  • Hungary
    • Subjects:
    • Stein, Aurel, Sir, 1862-1943.,
    • Archaeologists -- Asia, Central -- Biography.,
    • Archaeologists -- Hungary -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnnabel Walker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS785.S84 W35 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 393 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages393
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL913790M
      ISBN 100719557518
      LC Control Number95209663
      OCLC/WorldCa32893674

      Sir Aurel Stein, Colleagues and Collections (ed., ) The Music of Ink (Saffron Books) A Catalogue of the Japanese Coin Collection (pre-Meiji) at the British Museum, with special reference to Kutsuki Masatsuna (co-ed. with Shin'ichi Sakuraki, Peter Kornicki, with Nobuhisa Furuta, Timon Screech and Joe Cribb, ). STEIN, Sir (Marc) Aurel, Hungarian–British archeologist and explorer (b. in Pest, Hungary, 26 November ; , 28 October ). In the words of a younger contemporary, Stein was “the most prodigious combination of scholar, explorer, archaeologist and geographer of his generation” (Owen Lattimore, quoted in Mirsky, , p. ix.).

      In this two-volume work, published in , the Hungarian-born archaeologist Marc Aurel Stein (–) describes his second expedition to the deserts of Chinese Turkestan in –8. (His account of his first expedition, Sand-Buried Ruins of Khotan (), is Cited by: On Alexander's Track to the Indus: Personal Narrative of Explorations on the Northwest Frontier of India by Aurel Stein and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      Product Information. On Alexander's Track to the Indus, first published in , is Aurel Stein's account of the expeditions he mounted following in the footsteps of Alexander the Great during the triumphant invasion that, interestingly, left not a trace in Indian literature or 's account has justifiably achieved cult status for the dangers and hardships encountered during . Aurel Stein was born in Hungary to merchant Nathan Stein and his wife Anna. The family was comfortably well-off and advocated assimilation. Stein was baptised into the Lutheran church. He studied Sanskrit, Old Persian and philology at the universities of Vienna, Leipzig and Tubingen. In he made his first trip to India.


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Aurel Stein by Annabel Walker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Stein, Aurel Stein book Aurel / Jeannette Mirsky (intro.) Published by University of Chicago Press, c, () ISBN ISBN A large format (not quite 25cm square) book printed in a large eye friendly font, about Marc Aurel Stein, Born in Hungary to a Jewish family in the nineteenth century, he was an explorer in central Asia, dying in Kabul ina knight of the British empire, there /5.

The name of Sir Aurel Stein is linked forever with the Silk Road of Central Asia - one of the great romantic and evocative images of the East.

For thirty years, in the face of fierce rivalry, this brilliant archaeologist led the race to uncover a long-lost Buddhist civilization which had lain for a thousand years beneath China's deserts/5.

Hungarian-born explorer Marc Aurel Stein () made eight expeditions along the ancient trade route that links China and the Mediterranean. Whitfield surveys some of the artifacts that he found, most famously at a Buddhist site near Dunhuang, and Cited by: 4.

This review addresses two questions: 1) why read a lengthy biography(s) of Sir Aurel Stein who, though famous in his lifetime and a continuing giant in scholarly circles, is today little known to the general public; and 2) which of the two biographies written about Stein should one read: Jeanette Mirsky's "Sir Aurel Stein--Archaeological Explorer" or Annabel Walker's "Aurel Stein--Pioneer Cited by: 6.

Stein's account pre-dates his important book by two years, "On Alexander's Track to the Indus. Personal Narrative of Explorations on the North-West Frontier of India," first published in Aurel Stein's surveys were inspired by archaeological and historical interests, and his fascination with the cultures of Cental Asia.

Looking for books by Aurel Stein book Stein. See all books authored by Aurel Stein, including On Alexander's Track to the Indus: Personal Narrative of Explorations on the North-West Frontier of India, and Ruins Of Desert Cathay V2: Personal Narrative Of Explorations In Central Asia And Western Most China (), and more on Sir Aurel Stein K.

Oxford, At the Clarendon Press, Oxford, England Volume II Text: In this volume Sir Aurel Stein continues with his official report beginning with his movement from Barkul to Guchen and concluding with his return to India via Iran. For Volume I go to And for the photographs from all the volumes go to.

The first 9. SERINDIA Sir Aurel Stein KCIE Macmillan and Co St. Martin's Street, London, 5 volumes, index, illustrations, color plates, maps: The table of contents with outline of the chapter headings is g of the maps Stein made during this exploration is here and here.

I have included links to many of the maps from is an index map showing the locations for all the. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Aurel Stein books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Provenance: 'Oxford Book & Stationery Co. Dehli' (stamps to flyleaves). A professor at universities in India sincethe Hungarian-born explorer and archaeologist Marc Aurel Stein made the first of his three expeditions to Chinese Turkestan ininspired by the explorations of Sven Hedin.

Sir Aurel Stein ( – ), British archaeologist, explorer famous for his archaeological discoveries in Central Asia, was fascinated by the history of the Silk Road. For many years, Stein conducted scientific and archaeological excavations in various Asian countries and a large part of the exhibits at the British Museum and British Library comes from Stein's exploration.

An extraordinary man, who advanced human knowledge on many fronts, Sir Aurel Stein () pursued dramatic adventure with scientific purpose.

Jeannette Mirsky has drawn from Stein's voluminous outpouring of books and articles as well as from his letters and unpublished archival materials to produce a lively and definitive biography of this archaeological explorer. "The Hungarian born Aurel Stein was a British archaeologist and geographer noted for his pioneering exploration of Central Asia.

This is an account of his second major expedition, from Returning to Khotan, Stein extended his original explorations farther eastwards for nearly a thousand miles. On Alexander’s Track to the Indus, first published inis Aurel Stein’s account of the expeditions he mounted following in the footsteps of Alexander the Great during the triumphant invasion that, interestingly, left not a trace in Indian literature or : Sir Aurel Stein.

Aurel Stein was a British-Hungarian explorer whose travels through Turkestan — now far western China — led him to the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas, near Dunhuang. Accompanied by his fox terrier, Dash, he embarked on a two-year journey to Central Asia in This work presents an illustrated account of the adventures of the great Silk Road explorer and archaeologist Sir Aurel Stein, whose expeditions included the discovery of an amazing hoard of Buddhist paintings, hidden since the 11th century inside a secret cave at Dunhuang.

Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Aurel Stein ioned: TZ ble: T   Sir Aurel Stein, a brilliant archeologist of Hungarian origin, uncovered and brought to light some of the ancient cities along the Silk Road, some of.

Sir Aurel Stein, (born Nov. 26,Budapest, Hung.—died Oct. 26,Kabul, Afg.), Hungarian–British archaeologist and geographer whose travels and research in central Asia, particularly in Chinese Turkistan, revealed much about its strategic role in history. Principal of the Oriental College, Lahore, Punjab, India (now in Pakistan; –99), in he published his.

The motivation for Mary Amps’ letter to Aurel Stein, and the photos enclosed, turns out to have been Stein’s On Alexander’s Track to the Indus, Stein’s account of his travels in Swat inthe book that took me to Swat last summer. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Aurel : State Central Library, ioned.The Hungarian-born archaeologist Marc Aurel Stein (–) is probably best remembered today for his explorations in Chinese Turkestan, and especially his discovery of the Buddhist treasure of Dunhuang, described in his earlier works, Sand-Buried Ruins of Khotan and Ruins of Desert Cathay (also Author: M.

Aurel Stein.