Religions of the Silk Road: Premodern Patterns of Globalization
Drawing on the latest research and scholarship, this newly revised and updated edition of Religions of the Silk Road explores the majestically fabled cities and exotic peoples that make up the romantic notions of the colonial era.
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This book is a rapid-fire survey of Central Asian cultural exchange from Alexander to Tamerlane. The core idea is that trade is the backbone of cultural exchange. The result is mostly that Islam came ... Read full review
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