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The Silk Route

7,000 Miles of History
  • 32 Pages
  • 3.41 MB
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  • English
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History - Medieval, People & Places - Asia, History - Asia, Children: Grades 4-6, Silk Road, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction, Juvenile literature, History - Exploration & Discovery, Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Asia, Pictorial works, Trade routes, Asia, Hi
ContributionsStephen Fieser (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9246882M
ISBN 100064434680
ISBN 139780064434683

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 greatest empires were brought together, forever opening the channels of commerce between East and by: 2.

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The Silk Roads is part of the genre of popular history books that purports to tell the history of the world through one The Silk Route book 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.

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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.

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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 £).

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