The Silk Roads

Written By Peter Frankopan
The Silk Roads
  • Publsiher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 27 August 2015
  • ISBN : 1408839962
  • Pages : 656 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 20 reviews
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Download or read book entitled The Silk Roads by author: Peter Frankopan which was release on 27 August 2015 and published by Bloomsbury Publishing with total page 656 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The No. 1 Sunday Times and international bestseller - a major reassessment of world history in light of the economic and political renaissance in the re-emerging east. 'Magnificent' Sunday Times 'Immensely entertaining ... so ambitious, so detailed, so fascinating' The Times For centuries, fame and fortune were to be found in the west – in the New World of the Americas. Today, it is the east which calls out to those in search of riches and adventure. Sweeping right across Central Asia and deep into China and India, a region that once took centre stage is again rising to dominate global politics, commerce and culture. A major reassessment of world history, The Silk Roads is a dazzling exploration of the forces that have driven the rise and fall of empires, determined the flow of ideas and goods and are now heralding a new dawn in international affairs.

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads
  • Author : Peter Frankopan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-08-27
  • Total pages : 656
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : The No. 1 Sunday Times and international bestseller - a major reassessment of world history in light of the economic and political renaissance in the re-emerging east. 'Magnificent' Sunday Times 'Immensely entertaining ... so ambitious, so detailed, so fascinating' The Times For centuries, fame and fortune were to be found in the ...

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads
  • Author : Vadime Elisseeff
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 332
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : A look at the cultural, or intercultural, exchange that took place in the Silk Roads and the role this has played in the shaping of cultures and civilizations....

The Silk Road in World History

The Silk Road in World History
  • Author : Xinru Liu
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 154
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : The ancient trade routes that made up the Silk Road were some of the great conduits of cultural and material exchange in world history. In this intriguing book, Xinru Liu reveals both why and how this long-distance trade in luxury goods emerged in the late third century BCE, following its ...

The Silk Road

The Silk Road
  • Author : Frances Wood
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : Covering five thousand years of history and delving deeply into the archives the British Museum and other famous collections of art and antiquities, this fascinating tour of a storied trade route introduces readers to the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of this legendary trail. (History)...

The Silk Road

The Silk Road
  • Author : British Library
  • Publisher : Serindia Publications, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : Read online The Silk Road written by British Library, published by Serindia Publications, Inc. which was released on 2004. Download full The Silk Road Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads
  • Author : Geordie Torr
  • Publisher : Arcturus Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-09-10
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : For millennia, the silk roads have been the arteries of international trade. Today, these ancient routes still play a key role. Over the ages, the passages across the region have shifted and evolved due to changing political circumstances, environmental forces, and the prevalence of deadly illness. Despite this, the ceaseless ...

The New Silk Roads

The New Silk Roads
  • Author : Peter Frankopan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-15
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : A brand new book from the Sunday Times and internationally bestselling author of The Silk Roads 'Masterly mapping out of a new world order' – Evening Standard Revised and updated edition The New Silk Roads takes a fresh look at the relationships being formed along the length and breadth of the ...

Life Along the Silk Road

Life Along the Silk Road
  • Author : Susan Whitfield
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 242
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : Draws on contemporary sources and first-hand accounts to reconstruct the history of the route through the personal experiences of these characters....

Reconfiguring the Silk Road

Reconfiguring the Silk Road
  • Author : Victor H. Mair,Jane Hickman
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2014-09-08
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : From the Bronze Age through the Middle Ages, a network of trade and migration routes brought people from across Eurasia into contact. Their commerce included political, social, and artistic ideas, as well as material goods such as metals and textiles. Reconfiguring the Silk Road offers new research on the earliest ...

The Silk Road

The Silk Road
  • Author : Valerie Hansen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : The Silk Road is as iconic in world history as the Colossus of Rhodes or the Suez Canal. But what was it, exactly? It conjures up a hazy image of a caravan of camels laden with silk on a dusty desert track, reaching from China to Rome. The reality was ...

The Prehistory of the Silk Road

The Prehistory of the Silk Road
  • Author : Elena Efimovna Kuz mina,E. E. Kuzmina
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : Kuzmina combines detailed research in archaeology with evidence from physical anthropology, linguistics, and other fields to look at the history of the Eurasian steppe before the great trade routes along the 'Silk Road' became established....

India and the Silk Roads

India and the Silk Roads
  • Author : JAGJEET. LALLY
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-06-25
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : This book brings to life the world of caravan trade--constituting not only merchants, but also pilgrims, pastoralists, and mercenaries; flows not only of goods, credit and money, but also of ideas, secret intelligence and fighting power. Contrary to the view that the ages of sail and steam rendered obsolete these ...

Ancient Glass Research Along the Silk Road

Ancient Glass Research Along the Silk Road
  • Author : Fuxi Gan
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 475
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : English translation of the Chinese publication Si chou zhi lu shang de gu dai bo li yan jiu, proceedings of the 2004 Urumqi Symposium on Ancient Glass in Northern China and the 2005 Shanghai International Workshop of Archaeology of Glass, with the addition of some new information and six previously unpublished papers ...

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads
  • Author : Paul Wilson
  • Publisher : Trail Blazer Publications
  • Release Date : 2011-01
  • Total pages : 447
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : The Silk Road was never a single thread but an intricate web of trade routes – Silk Roads – linking Asia and Europe. This new practical guide helps travelers explore all these threads and covers Turkey, Syria, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and China. · Getting to the region from North America, Europe ...

Urban Heritage Along the Silk Roads

Urban Heritage Along the Silk Roads
  • Author : Fatemeh Farnaz Arefian,Seyed Hossein Iradj Moeini
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : This book examines examples of contemporary situation of historic regions in the Middle East and its broader geographic context connected to the historic trade routes, offering cross-disciplinary and cross-sectoral perspectives. The region is home to ancient settlements and early human endeavors to form cities, and across the region historic urban ...