The Silk Roads

A major reassessment of world history, The Silk Roads is a dazzling exploration of the forces that have driven the rise and fall of empires, determined the flow of ideas and goods and are now heralding a new dawn in international affairs.

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads

The No. 1 Sunday Times and international bestseller - a major reassessment of world history in light of the economic and political renaissance in the re-emerging east. 'Magnificent' Sunday Times 'Immensely entertaining ... so ambitious, so detailed, so fascinating' The Times 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 that once took centre stage is again rising to dominate global politics, commerce and culture. A major reassessment of world history, The Silk Roads is a dazzling exploration of the forces that have driven the rise and fall of empires, determined the flow of ideas and goods and are now heralding a new dawn in international affairs.

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The Silk Roads
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Peter Frankopan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-27 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The No. 1 Sunday Times and international bestseller - a major reassessment of world history in light of the economic and political renaissance in the re-emerging east. 'Magnificent' Sunday Times 'Immensely entertaining ... so ambitious, so detailed, so fascinating' The Times For centuries, fame and fortune were to be found
The Silk Roads
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Peter Frankopan
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-04 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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
The Silk Roads
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Peter Frankopan
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-27 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books

Set your sails east with this stunningly original new history of the world. Peter Frankopan 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
The New Silk Roads
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Peter Frankopan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-15 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

A brand new book from the Sunday Times and internationally bestselling author of The Silk Roads 'Masterly mapping out of a new world order' – Evening Standard Revised and updated edition The New Silk Roads takes a fresh look at the relationships being formed along the length and breadth of
The Silk Road
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Valerie Hansen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Silk Road is as iconic in world history as the Colossus of Rhodes or the Suez Canal. But what was it, exactly? It conjures up a hazy image of a caravan of camels laden with silk on a dusty desert track, reaching from China to Rome. The reality was

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