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The Silk Road: Central Asia, Afghanistan and Iran

A Travel Companion

The Silk Road: Central Asia, Afghanistan and Iran( )
Author: Tucker, Jonathan
Introduction by: Theroux, Paul
ISBN:978-1-83860-037-2
Publication Date:Sep 2019
Publisher:I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Imprint:Tauris Parke
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.00
Book Description:

Stretching from the ancient Chinese capital of Xian across the expanses of Central Asia to Rome, the Silk Road was, for 1,500 years, a vibrant network of arteries that carried the lifeblood of nations across the world. Along a multitude of routes everything was exchanged: exotic goods, art, knowledge, religion, philosophy, disease and war. From the East came silk, precious stones, tea, jade, paper, porcelain, spices and cotton; from the West, horses, weapons, wool and linen,...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.43 x 8.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.022 Pounds



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