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The Resource The Silk Road : two thousand years in the heart of Asia, Frances Wood

The Silk Road : two thousand years in the heart of Asia, Frances Wood

Label
The Silk Road : two thousand years in the heart of Asia
Title
The Silk Road
Title remainder
two thousand years in the heart of Asia
Statement of responsibility
Frances Wood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Covering more than 5,000 years, this book, lavishly illustrated with photographs, manuscripts, and paintings from the collections of the British Library and other museums worldwide, presents an overall picture of the history and cultures of the Silk Road. It also contains many previously unpublished photographs by the great explores Stein, Hedin, and Mannerheim."--Jacket
Cataloging source
VHB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wood, Frances
Dewey number
950
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS33.1
LC item number
.W59 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trade routes
  • Silk Road
  • Asia, Central
  • Rutas comerciales
  • Ruta de la seda
  • Asia, Central
  • Routes commerciales
  • Routes commerciales
  • Route de la soie
  • Asie centrale
  • Trade routes
  • Asia, Central
  • Asia
  • China
  • Zijderoute
  • Sidenvägen
Label
The Silk Road : two thousand years in the heart of Asia, Frances Wood
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published : London : Folio Society, 2002
  • Maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'A ceaselessly flowing stream of life' -- Coiled dragons and filmy fleeces : jade and silk -- From Greece and Rome to China -- and back again -- A people abandoned by heaven : the Xiongnu and trade during the Han dynasty -- The spread of trade and religions : Tocharians and Sogdians -- The fashion for all things Central Asian -- The caves of the thousand buddhas : Buddhism on the Silk Road -- Tanguts, Mongols, Nestorians and Marco Polo -- A parterre of roses : travellers to Ming China and Samarkand -- The great game and the Silk Road -- Asia held them captive in her cold embrace : explorers on the Silk Road -- Trophies and tiger entrails : hunting and theorising on the Silk Road -- Securing specimens : Aurel Stein -- An end to excavation : Pelliot, von Le Coq and Warner -- The baby general : travel on the Silk Road in the 1930s -- Epilogue: The Silk Road today
Control code
ocm53025795
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
270 pages
Isbn
9780520237865
Lccn
2003273631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o53025795
  • (OCoLC)53025795
Label
The Silk Road : two thousand years in the heart of Asia, Frances Wood
Link
Publication
Note
  • Originally published : London : Folio Society, 2002
  • Maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'A ceaselessly flowing stream of life' -- Coiled dragons and filmy fleeces : jade and silk -- From Greece and Rome to China -- and back again -- A people abandoned by heaven : the Xiongnu and trade during the Han dynasty -- The spread of trade and religions : Tocharians and Sogdians -- The fashion for all things Central Asian -- The caves of the thousand buddhas : Buddhism on the Silk Road -- Tanguts, Mongols, Nestorians and Marco Polo -- A parterre of roses : travellers to Ming China and Samarkand -- The great game and the Silk Road -- Asia held them captive in her cold embrace : explorers on the Silk Road -- Trophies and tiger entrails : hunting and theorising on the Silk Road -- Securing specimens : Aurel Stein -- An end to excavation : Pelliot, von Le Coq and Warner -- The baby general : travel on the Silk Road in the 1930s -- Epilogue: The Silk Road today
Control code
ocm53025795
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
270 pages
Isbn
9780520237865
Lccn
2003273631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o53025795
  • (OCoLC)53025795

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