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The Silk Roads

A New History of the World

by Peter Frankopan

Hardcover, 645 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $30 |

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Looks at how the Asian Silk Roads have acted as a crucible of culture throughout history, capturing the importance of these networks that linked the Atlantic with the Pacific, the Mediterranean with India, and America with the Persian Gulf.