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Traveling the Silk Road: Ancient Pathway to the Modern World

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An elegantly, lavishly illustrated history of the legendary Silk Road and the cultural pathway it blazed for the modern world.

Spanning centuries of history, this engrossing book--created in conjunction with the world-famous American Museum of Natural History--takes an epic journey to major stops in China, Uzbekistan, Iraq, and beyond. Not only did people from many lands tr
Hardcover, 260 pages
Published October 4th 2011 by Sterling Signature
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Interesting text, beautiful photos, illustrations and maps. Companion book to the exhibit.
This book describes the temporary exhibit at DMNS beautifully. It also gives lots of background history
Great resource on the adventures along the silk routes! Loved the maps & info! This will hwlp me as I prepare to be a guide in our(DMNS) exhibit- -
An overview of the Silk Road focusing on several cities along the way. Beautiful illustrations and cool maps.
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There's a lot more to this Silk Road than our history texts teach. This is a very good read.
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Wonderful concept art and facts book. Lovely to look at and edifying as well.
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