Auge, Christian and Jean-Marie Dentzer. Petra: Lost City of the Ancient World. New York: Discoveries: Henry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, 2000.
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Dalrymple, William. In Xanadu: a Quest.Melbourne: Lonely Planet Publications, 2000.
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