Life Along The Silk Road

Author: Susan Whitfield
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520960297
Size: 11.31 MB
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Whitfield recounts the lives of twelve individuals who lived at different times during this period, including two characters new to this edition: an African shipmaster and a Persian traveler and writer during the Arab caliphate.

The Silk Road

Author: Valerie Hansen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190218428
Size: 72.62 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.

Cave Temples Of Mogao

Author: Roderick Whitfield
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 9780892365852
Size: 58.36 MB
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The publication of this book coincides with the centenary of the discovery of the manuscripts in the Library Cave.

The Silk Roads

Author: Peter Frankopan
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408839962
Size: 25.52 MB
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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 Road In World History

Author: Xinru Liu
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195338103
Size: 44.41 MB
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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 story through to the Mongol conquest.

Religions Of The Silk Road

Author: R. Foltz
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230109101
Size: 34.67 MB
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Drawing on the latest research and scholarship, this newly revised and updated edition of Religions of the Silk Road explores the majestically fabled cities and exotic peoples that make up the romantic notions of the colonial era.

Cave Temples Of Mogao At Dunhuang

Author: Roderick Whitfield
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 1606064452
Size: 47.68 MB
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In this new expanded edition, Cave Temples of Mogao at Dunhuang, first published in 2000, combines lavish color photographs of the caves and their art with the fascinating history of the Silk Road to create a vivid portrait of this ...

A History Of Asia

Author: Rhoads Murphey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315509474
Size: 42.76 MB
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A History of Asia is the only text to cover the area known as "monsoon Asia" - India, China, Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia--from the earliest times to the present.

Shadow Of The Silk Road

Author: Colin Thubron
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446499782
Size: 59.30 MB
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Shadow of the Silk Road is about Asia today; a magnificent account of an ancient world in modern ferment.

Daughters Of The Silk Road

Author: Debbie Rix
Publisher: Bookouture
ISBN: 1786810093
Size: 59.77 MB
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This book is a beautifully crafted novel full of secrets, love, friendship and family bonds…Definitely one not to be missed.’ Shaz’s Book Blog ‘A spellbinding, epic journey spanning centuries, across countries, continents and vast ...