Life Along the Silk Road


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In the first 1,000 years AD, merchants, missionaries, monks, mendicants and military men travelled on the vast network of Central Asian tracks that became known as the Silk Road. Linking Europe, India and the Far East, the route passed through many countries and many settlements, from the splendid city of Samarkand to tiny desert hamlets. This book recounts the lives of some of these people and the Central Asian towns in which they lived: a Uighur nomad from the Gobi Desert accompanying a herd of steppe ponies for sale to ...

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May 13, 2010

slightly used but in excellent condition for a text book. Very interesting.

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    • Title: Life Along the Silk Road by Susan Whitfield
    • Publisher: University of California Press
    • Print ISBN: 9780520280595, 0520280598
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    • Edition: 2nd edition
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