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In Russian Turkestan; a garden of Asia and its people

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Meakin, Annette M. B.
In Russian Turkestan; a garden of Asia and its people
London: G. Allen, 1903
xvii, 316 p. 16 pl. (incl. front.) fold. Map. 20 cm.

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Contents

[Cover]

[Half-title] In Russian Turkestan, p. [i]

[Section], pp. [ii] ff.

[Frontispiece] The author in Sart dress

[Title page] In Russian Turkestan: a garden of Asia and its people, p. [iii]

Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co., p. [iv]

[Dedication] To her imperial majesty Alexandra Feodorovna, pp. [v]-[vi]

Preface, pp. vii-viii

Contents, pp. ix-xvi

List of illustrations, pp. xvii-[xviii]

Part I: the land of Tamerlane, pp. [1]-[2]

In Russian Turkestan: chapter I: the Sarts, pp. 5-10

Chapter II: where water is precious, pp. 11-17

Chapter III: trees and fruits, pp. 18-28

Chapter IV: cultivation of cotton, pp. 29-35

Chapter V: the silk industry, pp. 36-43

Chapter VI: government of native towns, pp. 44-50

Chapter VII: Sart towns, pp. 51-63

Chapter VIII: the strictest Mohammedans in the world, pp. 64-76

Chapter IX: Sart colleges, pp. 77-83

Chapter X: Sart schools, pp. 84-94

Chapter XI: childhood, pp. 95-105

Chapter XII: Sart women, pp. 106-136

Chapter XIII: marriage, pp. 137-146 ff.

Chapter XIV: Sart cooking, pp. 147-154

Chapter XV: native baths, pp. 155-164

Chapter XVI: common ailments, pp. 165-175

Chapter XVII: Israel in Central Asia, pp. 176-184

Chapter XVIII: Afghans and others, pp. 185-192

Chapter XIX: animals and insects, pp. 193-200

Chapter XX: Sart fairy tales, pp. 201-209

Chapter XXI: some native industries, pp. 210-216 ff.

Chapter XXII: tamasha, pp. 217-224

Chapter XXIII: the Kirgiz, pp. 225-233

Part II: reminiscences, pp. [235]-[236]

Chapter I: Tashkent and Samarkand, pp. 237-250

Chapter II: Kokand, Chyust, and Namangan, pp. 251-262

Chapter III: Margelan and Andijan, pp. 263-272

Chapter IV: my first visit to Bokhara, pp. 273-278

Chapter V: my second visit to Bokhara, pp. 279-285

Chapter VI: among the Tekke Turkomans, pp. 286-304

Index, pp. [305]-316

Russian Turkestan

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