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When Asia Was the World: Traveling Merchants, Scholars, Warriors, and Monks Who Created the ""Riches of the ""East"" (Rev 09 Edition)

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While European civilization stagnated in the and#147;Dark Ages,and#8221; Asia flourished as the wellspring of science, philosophy, and religion. Linked together by a web of spiritual, commercial, and intellectual connections, the distant regions of Asiaand#8217;s vast civilization, from Arabia to China, hummed with trade, international diplomacy, and the exchange of ideas. Stewart Gordon has fashioned a compelling and unique look at Asia from AD 700 to 1500and#151;a time when Asia was the worldand#151;by relating the personal journeys of Asiaand#8217;s many travelers.

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Stewart Gordon is Senior Research Scholar at the Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan, and author of three books on Asia. He lives in Ann Arbor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306817397
Author:
Gordon, Stewart
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Subject:
Asia
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
History
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Asia Description and travel.
Subject:
Travelers -- Asia -- History.
Subject:
World History-Asia
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 pages b/w photos
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 9 oz

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