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The Resource The silk roads : a new history of the world, Peter Frankopan

The silk roads : a new history of the world, Peter Frankopan

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The silk roads : a new history of the world
Title
The silk roads
Title remainder
a new history of the world
Statement of responsibility
Peter Frankopan
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Language
eng
Summary
It was on the Silk Roads that East and West first encountered each other through trade and conquest, leading to the spread of ideas, cultures, and religions, and it was the appetites for foreign goods that drove economies and the growth of nations. From the first cities in Mesopotamia to the emergence of Greece and Rome to the depredations by the Mongols, the transmission of the Black Death, the struggles of the Great Game, and the fall of Communism--the fate of the West has always been inextricably linked to the East. By way of events as disparate as the American Revolution and the world wars of the twentieth century, Peter Frankopan realigns the world, orienting us eastward, and illuminating how even the rise of the West five hundred years ago resulted from its efforts to gain access to and control of these Eurasian trading networks. In an increasingly globalized planet, where current events in Asia and the Middle East dominate the world's attention, this magnificent work of history is very much a work of our times
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Frankopan, Peter
Dewey number
909
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LC call number
D21.3
LC item number
.F73 2016
Literary text for sound recordings
history
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Read by Laurence Kennedy
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  • Kennedy, Laurence
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  • World history
  • Trade routes
  • East and West
  • Imperialism
  • Culture conflict
  • Acculturation
  • Acculturation
  • Culture conflict
  • East and West
  • Imperialism
  • Trade routes
  • World history
  • Silk Road
  • Asia
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Label
The silk roads : a new history of the world, Peter Frankopan
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (24 hr., 13 min., 22 sec.))
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online
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9781681680538
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Label
The silk roads : a new history of the world, Peter Frankopan
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (24 hr., 13 min., 22 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681680538
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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5a5da006-355d-4442-9208-86b980caa4a3
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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  • (OCoLC)939591873
  • (OCoLC)ocn939591873
  • 1255511
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