Journeys on the Silk Road - A Desert Explorer Buddha's Secret Library and the Unearthing of the World's Oldest Printed Book by Joyce Morgan & Conrad Walters (2012).pdf

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JOURNEYS
ON THE
SILK ROAD
JOURNEYS
ON THE
SILK ROAD
A
desert explorel�½ Buddha's secret library, and the unearthing
of the world's oldest printed book
JOYCE MORGAN
&
CONRADWALTERS
LYONS PRESS
Guilford, Connecticut
An imprint oJGfobt P�½9uat
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First published 2011 in Picador by Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Limited
First Lyons Press edition 2012
Copyright
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Joyce Morgan and Conrad Walters 2011
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Epigraphs from the Diamond Sutra are reprinted from
The
Diamond that Cuts through Illusion:
Commentaries on the Pra)llaparamlta Diamond Sutra
(1992) by Thich Nhat Hanh with
permission of Parallax Press, Berkeley, California, www.parallax.org.
Quotations from Aurel Stein's letters are courtesy of the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.
Quotations from
Ruins ofDesert Cathay
and
Sand-Burled Ruins ofAncient Khotan
by Aurel Stein,
and C.E.A.W. Oldham's obitua
ry
of Aurel Stein, are courtesy of the British Academy.
Quotations from
Serlndla
by Aurel Stein and
An English Lady In Chinese Turkestan
by Catherine
Macartney appear by permission of Oxford University Press.
Quotations from British Museum Central Archives are courtesy of the Trustees of the British
Museum.
Quotations from
Tun-huang Popular Narratives
by Victor
H.
Mair are courtesy of Professor Mair.
Quotations from
The Times
(London) are by permission of
The Times.
Quotation from
The Manchester Guardian
is courtesy of
The Guardian
(London).
Cartographic art by Laurie Whiddon, Map Illustrations.
E-ISBN 978-0-7627-8732-6
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