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The silk roads highways of culture and commerce

Author: Vadime Elisseeff
Publisher: Paris Unesco Publ. New York Oxford Berghahn Books 2000
Series: UNESCO Integral study of the Silk Roads: roads of dialogue
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Towards the middle of the 20th century, scholarly research revealed that the fabled Silk Roads, far from being mere trade routes, were cultural highways that played a pivotal role in linking east and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vadime Elisseeff
ISBN: 9231036521 9789231036521 1571812229 9781571812223 1571812210 9781571812216
OCLC Number: 247815518
Description: XV, 332 S. graph. Darst. 21 cm
Contents: Foreword Doudou Diene Contributors List of Abbreviations Introduction: Approaches Old and New to the Silk Roads Vadime Elisseeff Chapter 1. Perspectives on Buddhism in Dunhuang during the Tang and Five Dynasties Period Henrik H. Sorensen Chapter 2. The Expansion of Buddhism into Southeast Asia (Mainly before A.D. 1000) J.G. de Casparis Chapter 3. The Travels of Marco Polo in the Land of Buddhism Ananda Abeydeera Chapter 4. Indus-Gulf Relations: A Reassessment in the Light of New Evidence Nilofer Shaikh Chapter 5. The Southern Silk Road: Archaeological Evidence of Early Trade between India and Southeast Asia Ian C. Glover Chapter 6. An Inscription in Memory of Sayyid Bin Abu Ali: A Study of Relations between China and Oman from the Eleventh to the Fifteenth Century Liu Yingsheng Chapter 7. The Mongol Empire in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries: East-West Relations Bira Shagdar Chapter 8. A Brunei Sultan of the Early Fourteenth Century: A Study of an Arabic Gravestone Chen Da-sheng Chapter 9. Caravanserais along the Grand Trunk Road in Pakistan: A Central Asian Legacy Saifur Rahman Dar Chapter 10. Maritime Trade from the Fourteenth to the Seventeenth Century: Evidence from the Underwater Archaeological Sites in the Gulf of Siam Sayan Prishanchit Chapter 11. The Ban on the Export of Certain Articles from the Levant to the Mediterranean Ports during the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries Zeki Arikan Chapter 12. The Impact of the Macao-Manila Silk Trade from the Beginnings to 1640 Rui D'Avila Lourido Chapter 13. Inner Asian Muslim Merchants at the Closure of the Silk Routes in the Seventeenth Century Isenbike Togan Chapter 14. The Exchange of Musical Influences between Korea and Central Asia in Ancient Times Song Bang-Song Chapter 15. The Trade Routes and the Diffusion of Artistic Traditions in South and Southeast Asia Nandana Chutiwongs Chapter 16. The Development of China's Navigation Technology and of the Maritime Silk Route Sun Guangqi Chapter 17. Mongol Nomadic Pastoralism: A Tradition between Nature and History Jacques Legrand Chapter 18. The Spiritual Identity of the Silk Roads: A Historical Overview of Buddhism and Islam Amir H. Zekrgoo Appendix: International Seminars and Colloquiums Held during the UNESCO Silk Roads Expeditions
Series Title: UNESCO Integral study of the Silk Roads: roads of dialogue
Responsibility: ed. by Vadime Elisseeff


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