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India and the Silk Roads

The History of a Trading World

Jagjeet Lally

This book brings to life the world of caravan trade--constituting not only merchants, but also pilgrims, pastoralists, and mercenaries; flows not only of goods, credit and money, but also of ideas, secret intelligence and fighting power. Contrary to the view that the ages of sail and steam rendered obsolete these more 'archaic' forms of overland co...
Publish Date
2021
April 1
ISBN
9780197581070
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Feb 12, 2021
The book looks at trade and exchange between India, C Asia and beyond from c1500. Beautifully written and pepperedd with insights. Highyl recommended      source