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Empires of the Silk Road : a history of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the present / Christopher I. Beckwith.

By: Beckwith, Christopher I, 1945-
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2009Description: xxv, 472 pages : map ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780691135892; 0691135894Subject(s): Asia, Central -- History | Europe, Eastern -- History | East Asia -- History | Middle East -- HistoryDDC classification: 958
Contents:
Prologue: The hero and his friends -- The chariot warriors -- The royal Scythians -- Between Roman and Chinese legions -- The age of Attila the Hun -- The Türk empire -- The Silk Road, revolution, and collapse -- The Vikings and Cathay -- Chinggis Khan and the Mongol conquests -- Central Eurasians ride to a European sea -- The road is closed -- Eurasia without a center -- Central Eurasia reborn -- Epilogue: The Barbarians -- Appendix A: The Proto-Indo-Europeans and their diaspora -- Appendix B: Ancient Central Eurasian ethnonyms.
Holdings
Item type Home library Collection Shelving location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Book British Museum
Asia General DS329.4 .B43 2009 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 106934
Book British Museum
Middle East Shelves CEN C BEC (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available ME000000013269

Map on lining papers.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-455) and index.

Prologue: The hero and his friends -- The chariot warriors -- The royal Scythians -- Between Roman and Chinese legions -- The age of Attila the Hun -- The Türk empire -- The Silk Road, revolution, and collapse -- The Vikings and Cathay -- Chinggis Khan and the Mongol conquests -- Central Eurasians ride to a European sea -- The road is closed -- Eurasia without a center -- Central Eurasia reborn -- Epilogue: The Barbarians -- Appendix A: The Proto-Indo-Europeans and their diaspora -- Appendix B: Ancient Central Eurasian ethnonyms.

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