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The Silk Roads

Highways of Culture and Commerce

by Vadime Elisseeff

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Berghahn Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • Asian studies,
  • 20th century,
  • China - History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Central Asia,
  • Asia - China,
  • Asia,
  • Civilization,
  • Commerce,
  • Silk Road

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12202551M
    ISBN 101571812210
    ISBN 109781571812216


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