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Silk Road Map

Featuring the ancient network of routes from China to Europe

Made famous in the West by the Venetian adventurer Marco Polo, the ancient Silk Road spanned one-quarter of the circumference of the Earth. An intricate network of trading routes, in its heyday it stretched from Luoyang and Xi'an in China, through Central Asia to Istanbul and Rome, perhaps the first example of the globalisation of trade. At the heart of this complex web of caravan trails stood Afghanistan, its location a strategic meeting point for merchants from East, West and the Indian subcontinent. As a result, this fabled country was for centuries one of the wealthiest centres of commerce and culture in the region - a Leader in the East.

Remarks

+ One large overview map and three detailed regional maps

+ Comprehensive notes with cultural and historical information on key places and people

+ Special essay on Afghanistan's geographical and historical significance to Silk Road trade

+ 33 superb colour photographs

+ Easy-to-use fold-out format

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Biographies

Jonathan Tucker and Antonia Tozer - Author

Specifications

Publication Date : January 2011
Category : CARTOGRAPHY
Paperback ISBN 10 : 9622178200
Paperback ISBN 13 : 978-962-217-820-5
Edition : Second Edition
Paperback Price : US$ 11.99, GB£ 8.99
Format : 27in x 39in
Pages : 0
Photos : 33

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