4 edition of The Silk Road (Great Journeys) found in the catalog.
October 31, 2004
by Weigl Publishers
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
Silk Roads has become a firm favourite in classrooms in the Uk - helped by teaching guides and supplements freely available for teachers from the publisher. The illustrated edition has been translated into more than a dozen lanauges, including French, German, Dutch, Russian, Romanian, Croatian, Korean and Chinese)_. This volume approaches China’s Belt and Road Initiative as a process of culturalization, one that started with the Silk Road and continued over the millennium. In mainstream literature, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been portrayed as the geo-economic vision and geo-political ambition of China’s current leaders, intended to shape.
The Silk Roads is an ambitious project with an incomparable sense of depth, scope, and range that challenges the Eurocentrism of mainstream history and strives to introduce a . The Early Years of the Silk Road!! Excellent Presentation!! - Duration: The Study of Antiquity and the Middle A views.
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. The information about The Silk Road shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the.
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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 App.
Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle Cited by: My Silk Road book ends around the year In the book, I write about an oasis called Khotan, in the northwest corner of China, that fell to Islamic armies just after the year The region, which had been Buddhist up until then, was conquered by Muslim rulers.
I knew that the Vikings touched down in Canada around the year This book spends most of it's time in detailing the trade and fortunes of the West instead of focusing on the various kingdoms of the silk road. What is going on here. How could all the reviewers have missed this. This book is not as advertised a new history of the world, but rather a view of the economic impact of trade on the western world/5(K).
Books shelved as silk-road: Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present by Christopher I. Beckwith, Shadow. 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 /5. This is a marvelously erudite book that tells the story of the extraordinary importance of Central Asia to the transmission of culture, religion and ideas along the Silk Road.
It’s one of those. The “silk road” label is relatively recent, coined only in by the German geographer Ferdinand von Richthofen, uncle of the first world war flying ace, the Red Baron (one of many. The Silk Road may have formally opened up trade between the Far East and Europe during the Han Dynasty, which ruled China from B.C.
to A.D. Han Emperor Wu sent imperial envoy Zhang Qian to. Much of The New Silk Roads is about how China’s “road” has come to ring the world.
“Over 80 countries are now part of the initiative,” Frankopan points out, encompassing more than 63% of. About 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 For centuries, fame and fortune was 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 adventure and riches. The region of the Silk Roads is obscure to many in the English-speaking world.
Yet the region linking East with West is where civilization itself began, where the world's great religions were born and took root, where goods were exchanged, and where languages, ideas and disease spread. In a series of brisk chapters—The Road of Faiths, The Road of Furs and so on—studded with state-of-the-art research that is sourced from at least a dozen languages, the author brings wondrous history to vivid life In The Silk Roads, Peter Frankopan has provided a bracing wake up call.” —Matthew Price, The National (AE)/5(K).
About The New Silk Roads. 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 Beijing.” So argues Peter Frankopan in this revelatory new book. Best books to read about the Silk Road – a list for senior travellers. The linking of Asia to Europe via Eurasia for conquest and trade since at least BC is a unique part of the worlds this collection of interconnecting pathways, tracks and roads people invaded other nations as well transported knowledge, ideas, cultures, beliefs, rare commodities, precious stones spices.
The Silk Road, a network of land and sea trade routes that connected China and the Far East with Europe from B.C. to A.D., became a. Everything you always wanted to know about the Silk Road, this is the benchmark book on this chapter of the history of the region.
For a different take on the same material, 2 other books you can check out are The Silk Road: a New History, and Life along the Silk Road.
The Silk Road. Through more than half of the book I was going to give this 1 star. Its title and introduction are all about the Silk Road, but the substance of the first 2/3 is European history with little more than mentions of 3 things that came from the area of the silk road: Mongols, Islam, and the black plague; and their effects on European history.
About The Silk Roads. 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 at its heart – the journey along the Silk.
Buy The Silk Roads: A New History of the World Reprint by Frankopan, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(K). Silk, Slaves, and Stupas: Material Culture of the Silk Road. Berkeley: University of California Press, There are many ways of writing about the Silk Road.
Most scholars choose to frame their narratives through the familiar prisms of politics, religion, and geography. In her new book, Susan Whitfield adopts a novel lens: objects. The Silk Road and Beyond: The Hair-Raising True Adventures of a Long-Distance Trucker in the Middle East (Old Pond Books) Driving Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, & Iran in the s.
The Silk Road: The Route That Made the World In T’s May 17 Travel Issue, four writers retrace the land routes of ancient explorers, looking at food, religion, art, poetry and silk-making. Video.Author by: Xinru Liu Languange: en Publisher by: Oxford University Press Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 9 Total Download: File Size: 41,5 Mb Description: The ancient trade routes that made up the Silk Road were some of the great conduits of cultural and material exchange in world this intriguing book, Xinru Liu reveals both why and how this long-distance.