The Silk Roads

Author: Peter Frankopan
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408839962
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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

Author: Peter Frankopan
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101946334
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Far more than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we are headed next. From the Hardcover edition.

The Silk Roads

Author: Peter Frankopan
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408839970
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Yet this is where civilization itself began, where the world's great religions were born and took root. The Silk Roads were no exotic series of connections, but networks that linked continents and oceans together.

The Silk Road

Author: Valerie Hansen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190218428
Size: 58.43 MB
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The reality was different--and far more interesting--as revealed in this new history. In The Silk Road, Valerie Hansen describes the remarkable archeological finds that revolutionize our understanding of these trade routes.

The Silk Road In World History

Author: Xinru Liu
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199798803
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Using supply and demand as the framework for analyzing the formation and development of the Silk Road, the book examines the dynamics of the interactions of the nomadic pastoralists with sedentary agriculturalists, and the spread of new ...

The First Crusade

Author: Peter Frankopan
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674970786
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According to tradition, the First Crusade began at Pope Urban II’s instigation and culminated in July 1099, when western European knights liberated Jerusalem.

The Silk Road A Very Short Introduction

Author: James A. Millward
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199323852
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While including silks, spices, and travelers' tales of colorful locales, the book explains the dynamics of Central Eurasian history that promoted Silk Road interactions--especially the role of nomad empires--highlighting the importance of ...

Empires Of The Silk Road

Author: Christopher I. Beckwith
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400829941
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In retelling the story of the Old World from the perspective of Central Eurasia, Beckwith provides a new understanding of the internal and external dynamics of the Central Eurasian states and shows how their people repeatedly revolutionized ...

The Silk Roads

Author: Xinru Liu
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9780312475512
Size: 58.50 MB
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For this book, Xinru Liu has assembled primary sources from ancient China, India, Central Asia, Rome and the Mediterranean, and the Islamic world, many of them difficult to access and some translated into English for the first time.

The History Of Central Asia

Author: Christoph Baumer
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1780760604
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Christoph Baumer's ambitious treatment of the region charts the 3000-year drama of Scythians and Sarmatians; Soviets and transcontinental Silk Roads; trade routes and the transmission of ideas across the steppes; and, the breathless and ...