Baghdad sketches

journeys through Iraq by Freya Stark

Publisher: Tauris Parke Pbk. in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 200 Downloads: 686
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Subjects:

  • Social life and customs,
  • Travel,
  • Description and travel

Edition Notes

First published in 1937 by John Murray (Publishers) Limited.

StatementFreya Stark
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS79.9.B25 S73 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 200 p. ;
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25215501M
ISBN 101848856555
ISBN 109781848856554
LC Control Number2012371394
OCLC/WorldCa663446362

Editions for Baghdad Sketches: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in Home My Books. "Nissim Rejwan recalls the lost Jewish community of Baghdad, in which he was a child and young man from the s through He paints a minutely detailed picture of growing up in a barely middle-class family, dealing with a motley assortment of neighbors and landlords, struggling through the local schools, and finally discovering the pleasures of self-education and sexual awakening. Baghdad Sketches [Freya Stark and Barbara Kreiger]. In the fall of , thirty-five year-old Freya Stark set out on her first journey to the Middle East. She spent most of the next four years in Iraq and Persia, visiting ancient and medieval sites. PRESENTATION copy of Stark's first book. STARK, Freya Baghdad Sketches. The Times Press, First edition. 8vo. Original red cloth with printed paper labels to the spine and upper cover. Author's presentation copy, inscribed by Stark to Elsie and Harry Sinderson on the front free endpaper "Elsie & Sinbad, most affectionately, Freya Stark.

Baghdad Sketches (Book): Stark, Freya: In the fall of , thirty-five year-old Freya Stark set out on her first journey to the Middle East. She spent most of the next four years in Iraq and Persia, visiting ancient and medieval sites, and traveling alone through some of the wilder corners of the region.

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Venturing out of Baghdad, she traveled to Mosul, Nineveh, Tikrit and Najaf, where she perceptively describes the millennia-old tensions between Sunni and Shi'a.

In the s she returned again, this time traveling south, to the Marsh Arabs, whose way of life has now all but disappeared; north into Kurdistan and later, Kuwait, in the days before the oil by: 1. The book offers a unique protrayal of Baghdad in the s through the eyes of a young British woman who lived amongst its slum dwellers on less than £1 a day/5(8).

Baghdad Sketches was the first of Stark's writings to be published and presents a series of short essays on her experiences in and around Baghdad. Her writing is simply breathtaking, whether she is describing the landscape or the people, and she has such great respect for what she's writing about/5.

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During her many years in Iraq, Freya Stark was witness to the rise and fall of the British involvement in the country. : BAGHDAD SKETCHES: First edition. 8vo. Original red cloth with printed paper labels to the spine and upper cover. Author's presentation copy, inscribed by Stark to Elsie and Harry Sinderson on the front free endpaper "Elsie & Sinbad, most affectionately, Freya Stark".

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Freya Stark first journeyed to Iraq in Seven years after the establishment of the British Mandate, the modern state was in its infancy and worlds apart from the country it has since become.

During her many years in Iraq, Freya Stark was witness to the rise and fall of the British involvement in the country as well as the early years of independence.

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Illustrated. 8vo. Cloth. Book condition: Very good with a tiny stain on the bottom edge of text. Ownership stamp on recto side of front end sheet. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good with rubbed edges and a few short tears. Light stain on top edge.

Black and white.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stark, Freya. Baghdad sketches. Marlboro, VT: Marlboro Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.