The Silk Roads: A New History of the World - Illustrated Edition
Set your sails east with this stunningly original new history of the world. By Peter Frankopan, number one bestselling author and historian. Explore the connections made by people, trade, disease, war, religion, adventure, science and technology in this extraordinary book about how the east married the west with a remarkable voyage at its heart – the journey along the Silk Roads.
Stories from each and every corner of society
Frankopan's magnificent brand new text based on his literary triumph The Silk Roads
Sumptuous illustrations by Neil Packer
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“An extraordinarily vivid book on an often-neglected corner of history” – Inis Reading Guide, Inis Reading Guide
“An extraordinary book exploring the connections made by people, trade, disease, war, religion, adventure, science and technology along the Silk Roads” – Western Morning News, Western Morning News
“This book is a phenomenal attempt to bring history to children in a nutshell and it does it admirably well for it has a very exciting story to tell” – Louise Ellis-Barrett, Armadillo Spring Edition+ Read more - Show less