The Silk ROads: A New History of the World

by Peter Frankopan (Author)

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“This is history on a grand scale, with a sweep and ambition that is rare… A proper historical epic of dazzling range and achievement.” —William Dalrymple, The Guardian The epic history of the crossroads of the world—the meeting place of East and West and the birthplace of civilization It was on the Silk Roads that East and West first encountered each other through trade and conquest, leading to the spread of ideas, cultures and religions. From the rise and fall of empires to the spread of Buddhism and the advent of Christianity and Islam, right up to the great wars of the twentieth century—this book shows how the fate of the West has always been inextricably linked to the East.

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Category History,
Language English
Format Hardcover
Pages 672
Publisher Knopf
Publication Date 2016
ISBN 9781101946329


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The Silk ROads: A New History of the World

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