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The Silk Roads: The Extraordinary History that Created Your World

 25.00

by Peter Frankopan, Illustrated by Neill Parker

 

 

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The Silk Roads: The Extraordinary History that created your World

Set your sails east with this stunningly original new history of the world.

Peter Frankopan, number one bestselling author and historian explores the connections made by people, trade, disease, war, religion, adventure, science and technology in this extraordinary book about how the east married the west with a remarkable voyage at its heart – the journey along the Silk Roads.

From ancient world laws laid down by King Hammurabi and the mighty Persian empire, to terrifying huns, the rise of Europe, two world wars and politics today, The Silk Roads moves through time and history sewing together the threads from different peoples, empires and continents into a phenomenal history of the globe.

With stories from each and every corner of society, Frankopan’s magnificent brand new text based on his literary triumph The Silk Roads, sumptuously illustrated by Neil Packer, is a must-have world history.

About the Author

Peter Frankopan is Professor of Global History at Oxford University where he is also Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College and Director at the Centre for Byzantine Research.

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Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 11 × 1.2 × 18 cm

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