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From an antique land
|Statement||with 66 photographs by the author.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||310|
"In an Antique Land is a brilliant hybrid, a subversive history in the guise of a traveller's tale." "It tells the story of two Indians in Egypt. The first was a twelfth-century slave; the second is Amitav Ghosh, who stumbled upon the slave in the margins of letters that were written by the slave's master. Biblio offers unique, rare and antiquarian books from the finest book dealers in the world.
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May 08, · In An Antique Land is effectively a rewriting of the ethno- graphic material of the thesis, but with a completely revolutionized focus. Amitav Ghosh was able in this book to present to the reader a completely different text than the traditional ethnographic texts. He is a real master of story telling and character poldasulteng.com by: 'In an Antique Land` is a remarkable book.
I would say it is one of the best books by Ghosh. It is a story of Ghosh's research that takes him from England to various obscure places in Egypt.
So what we see in the book is how he navigates these places, whom he meets, what sort /5. In An Antique Land is essentially an autobiographical account of Indian social anthropologist Amitav Ghosh's quest to discover scarce and exceptional pieces of Egyptian history, including letters.
Written after the success of Ghosh's first two books, The Circle of Reason and The Shadow Lines, and written more than a decade after the dissertation on which the book is based, In an Antique Land defies easy description and has been called "generically indefinable" and could be labelled as "narrative, travel book, autobiographical piece Author: Amitav Ghosh.
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In An Antique Land. ISBN: Type: Biography Publisher: Ravi Dayal Publishers. The cover proclaims IAAL "History in the guise of a traveller's tale," and the multi-generic book moves back and forth between Ghosh's experience living in small villages and towns in the Nile Delta and his reconstruction of a Jewish trader and his slave's lives in the eleventh century from documents from.
I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Dust jacket illustration, by Jon Foster/5. Mar 01, · I read IN AN ANTIQUE LAND because I greatly admire Amitav Ghosh's novels, and wanted to read more of poldasulteng.com the reader quickly discovers, Ghosh in this book works with three narratives.
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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Traveler from an Antique Land/5(10). Dec 03, · In An Antique Land is written by the anthropologist, Amitav Ghosh and the publishers marketed it as ‘.a subversive history in the guise of a traveler’s tale a magical, intimate biography of a country, Egypt, from the Crusades to Desert Storm.’.
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Common books like the works of William Shakespeare, prayer books, bibles and encyclopedias were printed in huge quantities during the. He studied in Delhi, Oxford and Egypt, and has taught in various Indian and American universities. He is the author of three books: "The Circle of Reason, The Shadow Lines" and "In An Antique Land" and has written for "The New Yorker, Granta, The New Republic" and "The New York Times."4/5(6).
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In an Antique Land by Amitav Ghosh is half historical narrative, half anthropological study of a small town in Egypt, where Ghosh spent time as a young graduate student studying the lost city of Alexandria. The book examines Ghosh’s own heritage and experience beside the culture of both ancient and contemporary Egypt, and the story of a.The Antique Land book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From her earliest days as the daughter of a Forest Officer in India, Dian /5.May 02, · I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land - Kindle edition by Connie Willis.
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