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Thesiger By Michael Asher

Thesiger by Michael Asher

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This is an account of Wilfred Thesiger's life and is a study of his motivations and achievements. The book is based upon interviews with Thesiger, and the author has also followed in his footsteps, interviewing many former travelling companions and throwing light on the Arabian expeditions.

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Thesiger by Michael Asher

In 1979, the author of this work read "Arabian Sands" by W. Thesiger, which had an impact on his life and made him become a desert explorer. In tribute to Thesiger, he has written this biography of Thesiger`s motivations and achievements. A man of great paradoxes and contradictions, Thesiger revered traditional peoples, but retained at the same time a profound pride in his own race and background. He felt most intensely alive when living on the same level as his tribal companions, yet rejoiced in his ability to return to the "civilized" world. Basing much of his work on extended interviews with Thesinger, the author also follows in Thesinger's footsteps, interviewing many of his former travelling companions and throwing new light on the celebrated Arabian expeditions.

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Thesiger by Michael Asher
Used - Very Good
Penguin Books Ltd
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