skip to content
Transnationalism in ancient and medieval societies : the role of cross-border trade and travel Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Transnationalism in ancient and medieval societies : the role of cross-border trade and travel

Author: Michael C Howard
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"This study of early transnational relations explores the routine interaction of people across the boundaries of empires, tribal confederacies, kingdoms, and city-states. It examines obstacles voyagers faced, relatively poor geographical knowledge, and dangers of a fragmented and shifting political landscape, and reveals the important political, economic, and cultural role cross-border trade and travel played in  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael C Howard
ISBN: 9780786468034 0786468033
OCLC Number: 761369358
Description: vii, 305 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Basic features of transnationalism in the ancient and medieval world --
Ancient empires --
Medieval empires --
Polities along the major trade routes --
Long-distance trade goods --
Long-distance traders --
Merchant communities --
Cities --
Soldiers --
Monks and scholars.
Responsibility: Michael C. Howard.

Abstract:

"This study of early transnational relations explores the routine interaction of people across the boundaries of empires, tribal confederacies, kingdoms, and city-states. It examines obstacles voyagers faced, relatively poor geographical knowledge, and dangers of a fragmented and shifting political landscape, and reveals the important political, economic, and cultural role cross-border trade and travel played in ancient society"--Provided by publisher.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (10)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/761369358>
library:oclcnum"761369358"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/761369358>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:copyrightYear"2012"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2012"
schema:description"Basic features of transnationalism in the ancient and medieval world -- Ancient empires -- Medieval empires -- Polities along the major trade routes -- Long-distance trade goods -- Long-distance traders -- Merchant communities -- Cities -- Soldiers -- Monks and scholars."@en
schema:description""This study of early transnational relations explores the routine interaction of people across the boundaries of empires, tribal confederacies, kingdoms, and city-states. It examines obstacles voyagers faced, relatively poor geographical knowledge, and dangers of a fragmented and shifting political landscape, and reveals the important political, economic, and cultural role cross-border trade and travel played in ancient society"--Provided by publisher."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1087972434>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Transnationalism in ancient and medieval societies : the role of cross-border trade and travel"@en
schema:numberOfPages"305"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.