The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads

A New History of the World


9781408839973     Product Code: 225867


'For millennia, it was the region lying between east and west, linking Europe with the Pacific Ocean, that was the axis on which the world spun.' In this hugely acclaimed, wide-ranging and very readable international bestseller, Oxford University historian Peter Frankopan presents a new history of the world that focuses on the development of the East and its influence on the West, and explores the forces that have determined the flow of ideas and goods, and driven the rise and fall of empires.