Foreign Devils On The Silk Road

Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848546327
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Peter Hopkirk tells the story of the intrepid men who, at great personal risk, led these long-range archaeological raids, incurring the undying wrath of the Chinese.

Foreign Devils On The Silk Road

Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192802118
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Peter Hopkirk tells the story of the intrepid men who, at great personal risk, led these long-range archaeological raids, incurring the undying wrath of the Chinese.

Foreign Devils On The Silk Road

Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9780870234354
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Merely individuals who in the name of science plundered China as the generals and merchants never dreamed of doing. Gold and silk could be replaced; a nation's history could not. Peter Hopkirk has told a sad tale with remarkable compassion.

Setting The East Ablaze

Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: John Murray
ISBN: 1848547250
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Here is an extraordinary tale of intrigue and treachery, barbarism and civil war, whose violent repercussions continue to be felt in Central Asia today.

The Silk Road

Author: Valerie Hansen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199939217
Size: 74.56 MB
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The reality was different--and far more interesting--as revealed in this new history. In The Silk Road, Valerie Hansen describes the remarkable archeological finds that revolutionize our understanding of these trade routes.

Quest For Kim

Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472086344
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Two authors' passion for India and the Great Game

The Silk Road A Very Short Introduction

Author: James A. Millward
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199782865
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The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction is a new look at an ancient subject: the silk road that linked China, India, Persia and the Mediterranean across the expanses of Central Asia.

The Silk Road In World History

Author: Xinru Liu
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199798803
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Using supply and demand as the framework for analyzing the formation and development of the Silk Road, the book examines the dynamics of the interactions of the nomadic pastoralists with sedentary agriculturalists, and the spread of new ...

The Silk Road Journey With Xuanzang

Author: Sally Hovey Wriggins
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780813365992
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Walk the Silk Road with the Buddhist monk who crisscrossed the Asian continent and prompted a great cultural exchange between India and China

Trespassers On The Roof Of The World

Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848547269
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In this remarkable and ultimately tragic narrative, Peter Hopkirk recounts the forcible opening up of this medieval Buddhist kingdom by inquisitive Western travellers during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the race to reach ...