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The Silk Roads

A New History of the World

The Silk Roads( )
Author: Frankopan, Peter
ISBN:978-1-4088-3999-7
Publication Date:Sep 2016
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $22.99
Book Description:

The sun is setting on the Western world. Slowly but surely, the direction in which the world spins has reversed- where for the last five centuries the globe turned westwards on its axis, it now turns to the east. For centuries, fame and fortune were to be found in the west - in the New World of the Americas. Today, it is the east which calls out to those in search of riches and adventure. Sweeping right across Central Asia and deep into China and India, a region...
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Frankopan, Peter (Author)
Peter Frankopan is a historian based at Oxford University. He is a senior research fellow at Worcester College, Oxford, and the director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research at Oxford University. He is the author of The First Crusade: The Call from the East and The Silk Roads: A New History of the World.

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