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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 27 August 2015
  • ISBN : 9781408839966
  • Page : 656 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 21 voters

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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.

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The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads
  • Author : Peter Frankopan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-08-27
  • ISBN : 9781408839966
GET THIS BOOKThe Silk Roads

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

The New Silk Roads

The New Silk Roads
  • Author : Peter Frankopan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-15
  • ISBN : 9781526607430
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From the Sunday Times and internationally bestselling author of The Silk Roads: everything you need to know about the present and future of the world 'Masterly mapping out of a new world order' Evening Standard 'Frankopan is a brilliant guide to terra incognita' The Times The New Silk Roads – Peter Frankopan's follow-up to the 'Book of the Decade', The Silk Roads – takes a fresh look at the network of relationships being formed along the length and breadth of the Silk

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads
  • Author : Peter Frankopan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-07-08
  • ISBN : 9781526623560
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'Spellbinding ... a pitch-perfect treasure' LoveReading4KidsSet your sails east with this stunningly original new history of the world.Peter Frankopan, number one bestselling author and historian, explores the connections made by people, trade, disease, war, religion, adventure, science and technology in this extraordinary book about how the east married the west with a remarkable voyage at its heart - the journey along the Silk Roads.From ancient world laws laid down by King Hammurabi and the mighty Persian empire, to

The Silk Road in World History

The Silk Road in World History
  • Author : Xinru Liu
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9780195338102
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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 story through to the Mongol conquest. Liu starts with China's desperate need for what the Chinese called "the heavenly horses" of Central Asia, and describes how the traders who brought

Letters from the Silk Roads

Letters from the Silk Roads
  • Author : Eiji Hattori
  • Publisher : University Press of Amer
  • Release Date : 2000
  • ISBN : UOM:39015049736070
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Even today there are echoes, memories, and impacts from the silk roads that affect whole cultures and civilizations and sometimes spell the difference between war and peace, or preservation of the earth and its continual ruin. The Silk Road is a metaphor for worldwide intercultural cooperation in the new millennium. Hattori does a comparative East-West analysis of various political, philosophical, and ecological issues, particularly in Eurasia.

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads
  • Author : Peter Frankopan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Children's Books
  • Release Date : 2018-11-27
  • ISBN : 1547600217
GET THIS BOOKThe Silk Roads

Set your sails east with this stunningly original new history of the world. Peter Frankopan explores the connections made by people, trade, disease, war, religion, adventure, science and technology in this extraordinary book about how the east married the west with a remarkable voyage at its heart – the journey along the Silk Roads. From ancient world laws laid down by King Hammurabi and the mighty Persian empire, to terrifying huns, the rise of Europe, two world wars and politics today,

Textiles and Clothing Along the Silk Roads

Textiles and Clothing Along the Silk Roads
  • Author : China National Silk Museum,UNESCO
  • Publisher : UNESCO Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-10-05
  • ISBN : 9789231005398
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Youth Lens on the Silk Roads

Youth Lens on the Silk Roads
  • Author : UNESCO
  • Publisher : UNESCO Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-12-31
  • ISBN : 9789231003035
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This photo album, which gathers 74 photos, is the result of an International Photo Contest organized by the UNESCO Silk Roads Project in order to contribute to the International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022). This initiative, which benefited from the support and valuable advice of the photographer and humanitarian, Reza, provided an opportunity for youth living or travelling along these Silk Roads to reflect on the concept of common heritage and plural identities while trying to express their views

Along the Silk Roads in Mongol Eurasia

Along the Silk Roads in Mongol Eurasia
  • Author : Michal Biran,Jonathan Brack,Francesca Fiaschetti
  • Publisher : University of California Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-28
  • ISBN : 9780520298743
GET THIS BOOKAlong the Silk Roads in Mongol Eurasia

During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, Chinggis Khan and his heirs established the largest contiguous empire in the history of the world, extending from Korea to Hungary and from Iraq, Tibet, and Burma to Siberia. Ruling over roughly two thirds of the Old World, the Mongol Empire enabled people, ideas, and objects to traverse immense geographical and cultural boundaries. Along the Silk Roads in Mongol Eurasia reveals the individual stories of three key groups of people—military commanders, merchants, and

Byzantine Silk on the Silk Roads

Byzantine Silk on the Silk Roads
  • Author : Sarah E. Braddock Clarke,Ryoko Yamanaka Kondo
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-08-11
  • ISBN : 9781350099326
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With over 200 color illustrations, Byzantine Silk on the Silk Roads examines in detail the eclectic iconography of the Byzantine period and its impact on design and creativity today. Through an examination of the extraordinary variety of designs in these captivating silks, an international team of experts reveal that Byzantine culture was ever-moving and open to diverse influences across the length of the Silk Road. Commentaries from curators at key collections – including the Museum of Arts, Boston, the Smithsonian (Cooper Hewitt),

Beyond the Silk Roads

Beyond the Silk Roads
  • Author : Magnus Marsden
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-09
  • ISBN : 9781108976503
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Small-scale traders play a crucial role in forging Asian connectivity, forming networks and informal institutions separate from those driven by nation-states, such as China's Belt and Road Initiative. This ambitious study provides a unique insight into the lives of the mobile traders from Afghanistan who traverse Eurasia. Reflecting on over a decade of intensive ethnographic fieldwork, Magnus Marsden introduces readers to a dynamic yet historically durable universe of commercial and cultural connections. Through an exploration of the traders' networks, cultural

The Cultures of Ancient Xinjiang, Western China: Crossroads of the Silk Roads

The Cultures of Ancient Xinjiang, Western China: Crossroads of the Silk Roads
  • Author : Alison Betts,Marika Vicziany,Peter Weiming Jia,Angelo Andrea Di Castro
  • Publisher : Archaeopress Publishing Ltd
  • Release Date : 2019-12-19
  • ISBN : 9781789694079
GET THIS BOOKThe Cultures of Ancient Xinjiang, Western China: Crossroads of the Silk Roads

One of the least known but culturally rich and complex regions located at the heart of Asia, Xinjiang was a hub for the Silk Roads, serving international links between cultures to the west, east, north and south. Trade, artefacts, foods, technologies, ideas, beliefs, animals and people traversed the glacier covered mountain and desert boundaries.

Teaching the Silk Road

Teaching the Silk Road
  • Author : Jacqueline M. Moore,Rebecca Woodward Wendelken
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2012-02-01
  • ISBN : 9781438431031
GET THIS BOOKTeaching the Silk Road

Advocating a global as opposed to a Eurocentric perspective in the college classroom, discusses why and how to teach about China’s Silk Road. The romance of the Silk Road journey, with its exotic locales and luxury goods, still excites the popular imagination. But study of the trade routes between China and central Asia that flourished from about 200 BCE to the 1500s can also greatly enhance contemporary higher education curricula. Indeed, with people, plants, animals, ideas, and beliefs traversing it,

Silk Roads

Silk Roads
  • Author : Jeffrey D. Lerner,Yaohua Shi
  • Publisher : Oxbow Books
  • Release Date : 2020-08-31
  • ISBN : 9781789254716
GET THIS BOOKSilk Roads

In recent decades, there has been a new surge of interest in the history and legacies of the Silk Roads both within academic and public discourses. A field of Silk Roads Studies has come into its own. Consciously mirroring the temperament of its subject, the field has moved out of the narrow niches of particular disciplines to become a truly interdisciplinary endeavor. New research findings about the historical operations of the Silk Roads and interpretations of their legacies for the

The Silk Road

The Silk Road
  • Author : Valerie Hansen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015
  • ISBN : 9780190218423
GET THIS BOOKThe Silk Road

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 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. For centuries,