Connections Across Eurasia
Transportation, Communication, and Cultural Exchange on the Silk Roads
Connections Across Eurasia by Xinru Liu
Book DescriptionThis first edition text examines the remarkable histories of the societies and people who fostered Eurasian trade and communication in the almost two millennia before 1500 C.E. A study in the early history of "globalization," the commercial and cultural exchanges explored in this volume provide students not only with a greater knowledge of the past, but also a deeper understanding of our world today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780072843514
(226mm x 149mm x 11mm)
Imprint: McGraw Hill Higher Education
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Xinru Liu
Silk Roads, Paperback (May 2012)
Thisthoughtful introduction examines the many ways in whichthe peoples along the Silk Roads interacted, and considers the implications for economies and societies, as well as political and religious institutions. The book contains a range of primary material, some of which has been translated into English for the first time.
Silk Road in World History, Hardback (July 2010)» View all books by Xinru Liu
The ancient trade routes that made up the Silk Road were some of the great conduits of cultural and material exchange in world history. In this intriguing book, Xinru Liu reveals both why and how this long-distance trade in luxury goods emerged in the late third century BCE, following its story through to the Mongol conquest.
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