The Silk Roads

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

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 โ€“ 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
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Peter Frankopan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-27 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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
The Silk Roads
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Geordie Torr
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-10 - Publisher: Arcturus Publishing

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 Roads
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Peter Frankopan
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-27 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books

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 โ€“ the journey
The New Silk Roads
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Peter Frankopan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-15 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

A brand new book from the Sunday Times and internationally bestselling author of The Silk Roads 'Masterly mapping out of a new world order' โ€“ 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
Life Along the Silk Road
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Susan Whitfield
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-25 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"In this long-awaited second edition, Susan Whitfield expands her trailblazing exploration of the Silk Road and broadens her rich and varied portrait of life along the great premodern trade routes of Eurasia. This new edition is comprehensively updated to support further understanding of themes relevant to global and comparative history.

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