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When Asia Was the World

by Stewart Gordon

  • 79 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Da Capo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Near East,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Asia - History,
  • History Of Civilization And Culture (General),
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Asia - General,
  • General,
  • Medieval,
  • ASIA,
  • Civilization,
  • Description and travel,
  • Travelers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10325605M
    ISBN 100306815567
    ISBN 109780306815560

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(PDF) When Asia Was the World. When Asia Was The World by Stewart Gordon available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews. How Asias great civilization spread when its traveling merchants, scholars, and holy men brought 4/5(1).

This book gave a great perspective on the Asian world from to CE. It follows different people, mostly traders, on their travels traversing most of Asia.

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