Places: Balkh, Afghanistan

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The Great Arab Conquests: How The Spread Of Islam Changed The World We Live In by Hugh Kennedy
The Great Game : On Secret Service in High Asia by Peter Hopkirk
The Sword of Persia: Nader Shah, from Tribal Warrior to Conquering Tyrant by Michael Axworthy

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  1. Setting the East Ablaze : Lenin's Dream of an Empire in Asia by Peter Hopkirk (1984)
  2. God's Crucible by David Levering Lewis (2008)
  3. Like Hidden Fire: The Plot to Bring Down the British Empire by Peter Hopkirk (1994)
  4. A History of Iran: Empire of the Mind by Michael Axworthy (2007)
  5. The Court of the Caliphs: The Rise and Fall of Islam's Greatest Dynasty by Hugh Kennedy (2004)
  6. The Golden Age of Persia by Richard Nelson Frye (1975)
  7. The rise and rule of Tamerlane by Beatrice Forbes Manz (1989)
  8. Tamerlane: Sword of Islam, Conqueror of the World by Justin Marozzi (2004)
  9. Inside Central Asia: A Political and Cultural History of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, and Iran by Dilip Hiro (2009)
  10. A Peace to End All Peace: Creating the Modern Middle East, 1914-1922 by David Fromkin (1989)
  11. Foreign Devils on the Silk Road: The Search for the Lost Cities and Treasures of Chinese Central Asia by Peter Hopkirk (1980)
  12. Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia by Karl E. Meyer (1999)
  13. Shah Abbas: The Ruthless King Who Became an Iranian Legend: Emperor of Persia and Restorer of Iran by David Blow (2009)
  14. The Great Arab Conquests by John Bagot Glubb (1963)
  15. When Men and Mountains Meet: The Explorers of the Western Himalayas 1820-1875 by John Keay (1977)

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