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Silk Roads A New History of the World

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ISBN-10: 1101912375

ISBN-13: 9781101912379

Edition: 2017

Authors: Peter Frankopan

List price: $27.00
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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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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/7/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Peter Frankopan is Director of the Center for Byzantine Research at the University of Oxford.