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The Silk Roads

A New History of the World

Peter Frankopan

Far more than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we are headed next. From the Middle East and its political instability to China and its economic rise, the vast region stretching eastward from the Balkans across the steppe and South ...
Publish Date
March 7
First Published in 2015
Goodreads rating
Oct 31, 2019
@The92ers @zerohedge It’s fascinating. The Peter Frankopan book on the Silk Roads told history well from the perspective of Iran in particular      source
@rob_adriaens @MasethabaMalek1 @peterfrankopan I loved the silk roads book! Well worth a read dear history lovers ;)      source
Feb 03, 2021
@kittypurrzog On a non-joking note... I truly cannot recommend this book enough      source
Nov 30, 2019
Christmas is coming and if you want to give a thought-provoking book to that history fan in your life then the recent books by the brilliant @peterfrankopan will satisfy. Some write books, this guy changes perceptions.      source
May 26, 2019
Two books that recently revised my view of the world and its history: THE SHOCK OF THE OLD: TECHNOLOGY AND GLOBAL HISTORY SINCE 1900, by David Edgerton @DEHEdgerton THE SILK ROADS: A NEW HISTORY OF THE WORLD, by Peter Frankopan @peterfrankopan Brit professors, both.      source