When Asia Was the World Traveling Merchants, Scholars, Warriors, and Monks Who Created the Riches of the East

ISBN-10: 030681739X
ISBN-13: 9780306817397
Edition: N/A
Authors: Stewart Gordon
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Perseus Books Group
Publication date: 1/6/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

While European civilization stagnated in the "Dark Ages," Asia flourished as the wellspring of science, philosophy, and religion. Linked together by a web of spiritual, commercial, and intellectual connections, the distant regions of Asia's vast civilization, from Arabia to China, hummed with trade, international diplomacy, and the exchange of ideas. Stewart Gordon has fashioned a compelling and unique look at Asia from AD 700 to 1500a time when Asia was the worldby relating the personal journeys of Asia's many travelers.

Introduction
Monasteries and Monarchs: Xuanzang, 618-632 CE
Caliph and Caravan: Ibn Fadlan, 921-922 CE
Philosopher and Physician: Ibn Sina, 1002-1021 CE
Ingots and Artifacts: The Intan Shipwreck, circa 1000 CE
Pepper and Partnerships: Abraham bin Yiju, 1120-1160 CE
Nobles and Notables: Ibn Battuta, 1325-1356 CE
Treasure and Treaty: Ma Huan, 1413-1431 CE
Blood and Salt: Babur, 1494-1526 CE
Medicines and Misunderstandings: Tome Pires, 1511-1521 CE
The Asian World: 500-1500 CE
Notes
Suggested Reading
Index

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