The Silk Road A very short introduction, James A. Millward
Автор: Liu, Xinru Название: The Silk Road in World History ISBN: 0195338103 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780195338102 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 12660 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: The Silk Road was the current name for a complex of ancient trade routes linking East Asia with Central Asia, South Asia, and the Mediterranean world. Using demand and supply as the framework for analyzing the formation and development of the Silk Road, this book will examine the dynamics of the interactions of the nomadic pastoralists with sedentary agriculturalists, and the spread of new ideas, religions, and values into the world of commerce thus illustrating the cultural forces underlying material transactions. This effort at tracing the interconnections of the diverse participants in the transcontinental Silk Road exchange will demonstrate that the world had been linked through economic and ideological forces long before the modern era.
Автор: Hansen Valerie Название: The Silk Road: A New History ISBN: 0190218428 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780190218423 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 10260 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The Silk Road conjures up an image a lone traveler carrying silk as he sits atop a camel and moves along a desert highway. This book offers concrete evidence for what he was really carrying and where he was heading, looking at the key sites along the multiple silk roads, using newly discovered documents preserved in the sands of the Taklamakan Desert.
Автор: Beckwith, Christopher I. Название: Empires of the silk road ISBN: 0691135894 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780691135892 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 17150 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Presents a fundamental rethinking of the origins, history, and significance of Central Eurasia. This book places Central Eurasia within a world historical framework and demonstrates why the region is central to understanding the history of civilization.
Автор: Whitfield Susan Название: Life Along the Silk Road ISBN: 0520280598 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780520280595 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 17190 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Offers a portrait of life along the great pre-modern trade routes of Eurasia. This edition tells about the history about this road to reconstruct the route through the personal experiences of travelers.
Автор: Miksic John N. Название: Singapore and the Silk Road of the Sea, 1300-1800 ISBN: 9971695588 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789971695583 Издательство: Eurospan Рейтинг: Цена: 41200 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание: <p>The overland Silk Road linking China with West Asia and Europe is a famous and fabled trade route. The sea route that was its alternative was arguably more significant, both historically and economically, and holds the greatest potential for understanding the great movements of people, ideas and goods in Asia. With its teeming port cities and huge vessels carrying exotic luxuries along with everyday commodities such as iron and fish oil, the Silk Road of the Sea is equally glamorous but has attracted much less attention that its overland counterpart.</p> <p>Temasik, an early name for Singapore, is the first Chinese settlement in Southeast Asia that is mentioned in a written historical source, an account prepared in 1349. Situated at the southern end of the Straits of Melaka, Temasik was a logical stopping-off point between east and west for sailing ships, which could not travel through from India to China in a single monsoon. Archaeological research in Singapore has confirmed that a 14th-century settlement existed near the mouth of the Singapore River, and excavations there have recovered large quantities of local and imported artefacts. Thanks to twenty-five years of archaeological research, combined with written accounts, scholars can reconstruct the 14th-century port of Singapore in greater detail than is possible for any other early Southeast Asian city. The picture of ancient Singapore that emerges is of a port where people processed raw materials, used money, and had specialised occupations. Within its defensive wall, the city was well organised and prosperous, with a cosmopolitan population made up of local residents along with foreigners from China, other parts of Southeast Asia, and the Indian Ocean.</p>Shortlisted for the 2015 Best Study in the Humanities from the International Convention of Asia Scholars. The ICAS jury described the book as “a ground-breaking study of Singapore and its role in the regional long-distance maritime trade during the pre-colonial period … It is a work of lasting scholarship."
Автор: Hansen, Valerie Название: The Silk Road ISBN: 0195159314 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780195159318 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 15740 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: The Silk Road conjures up an image of a traveler carrying silk as he sits atop a camel and moves along a desert highway. This book offers concrete evidence for what he was really carrying and where he was heading, looking at the key sites along the multiple silk roads, using newly discovered documents preserved in the sands of the Taklamakan Desert.
Автор: Foltz, Richard C. Название: Religions of the silk road ISBN: 0230621252 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780230621251 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 31100 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Drawing on the latest research and scholarship, this newly revised and updated edition of Religions of the Silk Road explores the majestically fabled cities and exotic peoples that make up the romantic notions of the colonial era.
Автор: Tsien TH Название: Written on Bamboo and Silk ISBN: 0226814165 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780226814162 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 19450 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: This study traces the development of Chinese writing from the earliest inscriptions to the advent of printing, organizing its history with significant attention to the tools used for these acts. In this revised edition Edward L.Shaughnessy contributes a new introduction.
Автор: Asselin Pierre Название: Hanoi`s Road to the Vietnam War, 1954-1965 ISBN: 0520276124 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780520276123 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 33420 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: In agreeing to the accords, Ho Chi Minh and other leaders of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam anticipated a new period of peace leading to national reunification under their rule; they never imagined that within a decade they would be engaged in an even bigger feud with the United States. This title explores the communist path to war.
Автор: Liu Xinru Название: Silk Roads ISBN: 0312475519 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780312475512 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 22860 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: For more than 1500 years, across more than 4000 miles, the Silk Roads connected East and West. These overland trails and sea lanes carried not only silks, but also cotton textiles, dyes, horses, incense, spices, gems, glass, and ceramics along with religious ideas, governing customs, and technology. For this book, Xinru Liu has assembled primary sources from ancient China, India, Central Asia, Rome and the Mediterranean, and the Islamic world, many of them difficult to access and some translated into English for the first time. Liu’s thoughtful introduction considers the many ways the peoples along the Silk Roads interacted and helps students understand the implications for economies and societies, as well as political and religious institutions, over space and time.
Автор: Trueland, Elizabeth Armstrong, David Название: Appeasement and the road to war ISBN: 0340906987 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780340906989 Издательство: Hodder Arnold Рейтинг: Цена: 9580 T Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии. Описание: Covers the main issues in the appropriate part of the Higher syllabus, including: The Roots of Appeasement; The Rise of Fascism; Hitler`s Foreign Policy 1933-35; Abyssinia and the Failure of the League of Nations; The Rhineland; The Spanish Civil War; Anschluss; Crisis over Czechoslovakia; and Munich - Triumph or Tragedy?
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