Foreign Devils On The Silk Road

Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848546327
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Peter Hopkirk tells the story of the intrepid men who, at great personal risk, led these long-range archaeological raids, incurring the undying wrath of the Chinese.

Foreign Devils On The Silk Road

Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192802118
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Peter Hopkirk tells the story of the intrepid men who, at great personal risk, led these long-range archaeological raids, incurring the undying wrath of the Chinese.

Foreign Devils On The Silk Road

Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9780870234354
Size: 77.56 MB
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Merely individuals who in the name of science plundered China as the generals and merchants never dreamed of doing. Gold and silk could be replaced; a nation's history could not. Peter Hopkirk has told a sad tale with remarkable compassion.

Setting The East Ablaze

Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: John Murray
ISBN: 1848547250
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Here is an extraordinary tale of intrigue and treachery, barbarism and civil war, whose violent repercussions continue to be felt in Central Asia today.

The Silk Road

Author: Valerie Hansen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190218428
Size: 70.99 MB
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The reality was different--and far more interesting--as revealed in this new history. In The Silk Road, Valerie Hansen describes the remarkable archeological finds that revolutionize our understanding of these trade routes.

Quest For Kim

Author: Peter Hopkirk
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472086344
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Two authors' passion for India and the Great Game

Reconfiguring The Silk Road

Author: Victor H. Mair
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 1934536695
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This volume features contributions by renowned scholars uncovering new discoveries related to populations that lived in the Tarim Basin, the advanced state of textile manufacturing in the region, and the diffusion of domesticated grains ...

The Silk Road A Very Short Introduction

Author: James A. Millward
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199323852
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While including silks, spices, and travelers' tales of colorful locales, the book explains the dynamics of Central Eurasian history that promoted Silk Road interactions--especially the role of nomad empires--highlighting the importance of ...

Mission To Tashkent

Author: F.M. Bailey
Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks
ISBN: 0192803875
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Accused by Moscow of being a British master-spy, Colonel F.M. Bailey recounts the 16-month game of cat-and-mouse he played with the Bolshevik secret police.