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6 edition of The Silk Route found in the catalog.

The Silk Route

From Europe to China

by Harry Holcroft

  • 366 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Pavilion Books, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drawing & drawings,
  • Individual artists,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Travel writing,
  • Travel,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • ASIA,
  • Middle East,
  • General,
  • FICTION_GENERAL,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Asia - India

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8632205M
    ISBN 101862053227
    ISBN 109781862053229


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The Silk Route by Harry Holcroft Download PDF EPUB FB2

With lavish illustrations and a highly informative text, The Silk Route traces the early history of the silk trade-from the mulberry groves of China to the marketplace in Byzantium-and explores how two of the world's The Silk Route book empires were brought together, forever opening the channels of commerce between East and by: 2.

The Silk Roads is part of the genre of popular history books that purports to tell the history of the world through one particular theme or from one particular vantage point, and is better than most of them. Peter Frankopan is a trained historian, and so knows how to synthesise a great deal of information from cultures across Asia and Europe and the span of several centuries in a /5.

Follow the Silk Road, Book by Book Compiled by our contributors, a reading list for recreating the ancient trade route from the comfort of home. Paperback The Silk Road is a fascinating story of archeological discovery, cultural transmission, and the intricate chains across Central Asia and China.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle by: The Silk Road traversed the territory around the Taklamakan Desert in Northwest China and included the routes that connected China with Iran. My book focuses on seven Silk Road sites and proceeds in chronological order.

It starts in Northwest China, about the second century AD, and continues up through the age of Marco Polo. 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 Middle East and its political instability to China and its economic rise, the vast region stretching eastward from the Balkans across the steppe and South Asia has been thrust into the global /5().

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 Middle East and its political instability to China and its economic rise, the vast region stretching eastward from the Balkans across the steppe and South Asia has been thrust into the global Cited by: 6. Quotes Tagged “Silk Road”. “To follow the Silk Road is to follow a ghost.

It flows through the heart of Asia, but it has officially vanished leaving behind the pattern of its restlessness: counterfeit boarders, unmapped peoples.

The road forks and wanders wherever you are. It is not a single way, but many: a web of choices.” ―. But none of that takes away from the importance of the project. As the power of the west wanes, so history needs to be rewritten. Anthony Sattin is the author of Young Lawrence: A Portrait of the Legend As a Young Man (John Murray £).

The Silk Roads is published by Bloomsbury (£30). Compiled by our contributors, a reading list for recreating the ancient trade route from the comfort of 11, This. Compiled by our contributors, a reading list for recreating the ancient trade route from the comfort of 11, This year, T's spring Travel issue is devoted to just five stories, each a.

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