The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith

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Serindia Publications, Inc., 2004 - Art - 366 pages
 

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This book was produced in conjuction with an exhibit at the British Library. The book is well illustrated. Presenting manuscripts, paintings and artifacts as it explores both religious and secular ... Read full review

Contents

Message from the Exhibition Supporter
6
Note on Text
12
SUSAN WHITFIELD
18
Dunhuang Characters and the Dating of Manuscripts
72
Aurel Stein The British Museum and the India Office
91
How Much for a Camel? A New Understanding of Money
97
57
105
Bibliography
171
Index
354
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Susan Whitfield runs the International Dunhuang Project at the British Library, which provides online access to hundreds of thousands of manuscripts, paintings, and archaeological artifacts from the Eastern Silk Road. The author of numerous books and articles on the Silk Road and China, Whitfield travels widely in the region and curates relevant exhibitions. She lectures and teaches worldwide.

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