The Silk Roads

Written By Peter Frankopan
The Silk Roads
  • Publsiher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 27 August 2015
  • ISBN : 1408839962
  • Pages : 656 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Silk Roads written by Peter Frankopan which was release on 27 August 2015, this book published by Bloomsbury Publishing. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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.

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads
  • Author : Peter Frankopan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-08-27
  • Total pages : 656
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : 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 ...

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads
  • Author : Peter Frankopan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-10-04
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : Set 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 ...

The New Silk Roads

The New Silk Roads
  • Author : Peter Frankopan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-15
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : A brand new book from the Sunday Times and internationally bestselling author of The Silk Roads 'Masterly mapping out of a new world order' – Evening Standard Revised and updated edition The New Silk Roads takes a fresh look at the relationships being formed along the length and breadth of the ...

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads
  • Author : Peter Frankopan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Children's Books
  • Release Date : 2018-11-27
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : 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 Road A Very Short Introduction

The Silk Road  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : James A. Millward
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-26
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction is a new look at an ancient subject: the silk road that linked China, India, Persia and the Mediterranean across the expanses of Central Asia. James A. Millward highlights unusual but important biological, technological and cultural exchanges over the silk roads that stimulated ...

Silk Roads

Silk Roads
  • Author : Susan Whitfield
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-10-03
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : As world powers realign their cultural, economic and political outlooks, there is no better time to consider how Afro-Eurasia's complex network of ancient trade routes - which spanned the vastness of the steppe, vertiginous mountain ranges, fertile river plains and forbidding deserts across the continents and on to the seas ...

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads
  • Author : Vadime Elisseeff
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 332
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : A look at the cultural, or intercultural, exchange that took place in the Silk Roads and the role this has played in the shaping of cultures and civilizations....

Along the Silk Roads in Mongol Eurasia

Along the Silk Roads in Mongol Eurasia
  • Author : Michal Biran,Jonathan Brack,Francesca Fiaschetti
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : 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, ...

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads
  • Author : Geordie Torr
  • Publisher : Arcturus Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-09-10
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : For millennia, the silk roads have been the arteries of international trade. Today, these ancient routes still play a key role. Over the ages, the passages across the region have shifted and evolved due to changing political circumstances, environmental forces, and the prevalence of deadly illness. Despite this, the ceaseless ...

The Silk Road

The Silk Road
  • Author : Valerie Hansen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : 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 ...

The Silk Road in World History

The Silk Road in World History
  • Author : Xinru Liu
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-09
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : The Silk Road was the contemporary name for a complex of ancient trade routes linking East Asia with Central Asia, South Asia, and the Mediterranean world. This network of exchange emerged along the borders between agricultural China and the steppe nomads during the Han Dynasty (206BCE-220CE), in consequence of ...

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads
  • Author : Xinru Liu
  • Publisher : Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Release Date : 2012-03-21
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : For more than 1500 years, across more than 4000 miles, the Silk Roads connected East and West. These overland trails and sea lanes carried not only silks, but also cotton textiles, dyes, horses, incense, spices, gems, glass, and ceramics along with religious ideas, governing customs, and technology. For this book, Xinru Liu ...

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads
  • Author : Paul Wilson
  • Publisher : Trail Blazer Publications
  • Release Date : 2011-01
  • Total pages : 447
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : The Silk Road was never a single thread but an intricate web of trade routes – Silk Roads – linking Asia and Europe. This new practical guide helps travelers explore all these threads and covers Turkey, Syria, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and China. · Getting to the region from North America, Europe ...

A History of the Silk Road

A History of the Silk Road
  • Author : Jonathan Clements
  • Publisher : Haus Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-01-14
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : The Silk Road is not a place, but a journey, a route from the edges of the Mediterranean to the central plains of China, through high mountains and inhospitable deserts. For thousands of years its history has been a traveler’s history, of brief encounters in desert towns, snowbound passes ...

The New Silk Roads

The New Silk Roads
  • Author : Peter Frankopan
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2019-03-26
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1408839962
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Summary : From the bestselling author of The Silk Roads comes an updated, timely, and visionary book about the dramatic and profound changes our world is undergoing right now—as seen from the perspective of the rising powers of the East. "All roads used to lead to Rome. Today they lead to ...