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The Silk Road : trade, travel, war and faith / edited by Susan Whitfield with Ursula Sims-Williams.

The Silk Road : trade, travel, war and faith / edited by Susan Whitfield with Ursula Sims-Williams.
Chicago, IL : Serindia Publications, 2004.

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  • Whitfield, Susan, 1960-
  • Sims-Williams, Ursula
  • British Library
366 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.), plans; 30 cm.
  • exhibition catalogs.
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • History
  • Exhibition catalogues (form)
  • Catalogues d'exposition.
  • Catalog of an exhibition held at the British Library May 7-Sept. 12, 2004.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-353) and index.
The rise of Sogdian merchants and the role of the Huns : the historical importance of the ancient Sogdian ancient letters / Etienne de la Vaissière -- How much for a camel? : a new understanding of money on the Silk Road before AD 800 / Helen Wang -- Iranians, Indians, Chinese and Tibetans : the rulers and ruled of Khotan in the first millennium / Prods Oktor Skjærvø -- Jade and the Silk Road : trade and tribute in the first millennium / Carol Michaelson -- The Tibetan military system and its activities from Khotan to Lop-Nor / Tsuguhito Takeuchi -- Official life at Dunhuang in the tenth century : the case of Cao Yuanzhong / Rong Xinjiang -- Where chan and tantra meet : Tibetan syncretism in Dunhuang / Sam van Schaik and Jacob Dalton -- Dunhuang characters and the dating of manuscripts / Imre Galambos -- Star charts on the Silk Road : astronomical star maps in ancient China / Jean-Marc Bonnet-Bidaud and Françoise Praderie -- Aurel Stein, the British Museum and the India Office / Frances Wood -- A short history of the conservation of the Dunhuang manuscripts in London / Mark Barnard and Frances Wood -- The catalogue -- Samarkand : trade, travel and faith -- Khotan : a kingdom of remarkable diversity -- Kroraina : settlements in the desert -- Miran : war and faith -- Dunhuang : official and religious life -- Gaochong : death and the afterlife.
  • 1932476121 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 193247613X (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 54966268
  • SCSB-13881611
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