Central Asian Studies

Central Asian Studies continues a series of scholarly books on Central Asia and the Himalayas started in the early 1970s by a British publisher. The series comprises some re-issues of the previous books, as well as new titles.
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Living with the Desert
Working Buildings on the Iranian Plateau
by Elisabeth Beazley and Michael Harverson
1982. 132 pp., 60 plates and illustrations, 33 x 23 cm., softbound.
ISBN-10: 974-8304-64-7 $36.00
ISBN-13: 978-974-8304-64-9


An examination of adaptations made to cope with the harsh climate of the Iranian Plateau. A detailed study not only of grand religious and military structures, but also those of ordinary people. Well supported by copious maps, diagrams and photographs.

“This is a carefully researched, beautifully produced work of scholarship which should not be missed.” (SPAB)