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Worlds of the Silk Roads

Worlds of the Silk Roads

Ancient And Modern (Silk Road Studies)

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Published by Brepols Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Asia - General,
  • Asia - Central Asia,
  • History of Asia & The Pacific

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsD. Christian (Editor), C. Benjamin (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8911250M
    ISBN 102503506518
    ISBN 109782503506517


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The final third of The Silk Roads proceeds into World War II and beyond. Chapters named “The Wheat Road” and “The Road to Genocide” stress the wartime German hunger for resources—wheat and grain, even more than oil—in their thrust into the farmlands of Ukraine and southern Russia (another “center of the world”).

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