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The Silk Road: A New History Kindle Edition

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[a] ground-breaking new history. (The Scotsman)

a fascinating story of archeological discovery, cultural transmission, and the intricate chains across Central Asia and Southeast Asia. (Desmond Biddulph, The Middle Way) --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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Valerie Hansen is Professor of History at Yale University. Her books include The Open Empire: A History of China to 1600, Negotiating Daily Life in Traditional China: How Ordinary People Used Contracts, 600-1400, and Changing Gods in Medieval China, 1127-1276, and co-author of Voyages in World History. --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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5.0 out of 5 stars A clear, well considered account of what th Silk Road really was
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5.0 out of 5 stars The lecture of the Silk Road sent me on a global reading on the whole of the Asian world so as to better understant the actual w
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3.0 out of 5 stars Packed with History
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