Across the philosophical silk road a festschrift in honor of Alfredo P. Co by Alfredo P. Co

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StatementAlfredo P. Co.
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL24050768M
ISBN 109789715065337, 9789715065320, 9789715065351, 9789715065344, 9789715065375, 9789715065368, 9789715065436, 9789715065429, 9789715065399, 9789715065382, 9789715065412, 9789715065405, 9789715065450, 9789715065443
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PETER FRANKOPAN is a historian based at Oxford is the author of The First Crusade: The Call from the East, a major monograph about Byzantium, Islam and the West in the eleventh and twelfth is a senior research fellow at Worcester College, Oxford, and the director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research at Oxford University/5(K).

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“Silk Road” by Colin Falconer is well named because the silk road itself is the most complex, vivid and well-drawn character of the book. Falconer clearly did his research about the route itself – its changing geography and climates, and the diverse and fascinating people, who 4/5.

The Liu book also has some internet links about the Silk Road's culture which might be of interest and so I will add those. As I am hoping to begin the Silk Road in the next couple of years (probably starting at the Chinese end and doing it in segments over time) I am interested read whatever looks promising.

The article reviews several books by Alfredo Across the philosophical silk road book. Co including "The Blooming of a Hundred Flowers: Philosophy of Ancient China," "Ethics and Philosophy of the Human Person: Across the Philosophical Silk Road: A Festschrift in Honor of Alfredo P.

Co," volume 4, and "Comparative Philosophy and Postmodern Thoughts: Across the Philosophical Road: A Festschrift in Honor of. Philosophy, Logic and Cosmology Between the eighth and fifteenth centuries, philosophy and logic underwent a number of extremely important developments.

This was a period of innovation, as illustrated by the emergence of Sufism in the eighth century and Illuminisationism in the twelfth century. The Silk Road, a series of ancient trade routes stretching across Central Asia to Europe, evokes exotic images of camel trains laden with bales of fine Chinese silk, spices, and perfume, of desert oases surrounded by snow-capped mountains, of bustling markets thronging with travellers buying and selling grapes, coriander, Baltic amber, and Mediterranean coral/5(3).

Among her many publications are The Silk Road in World History; Connections Across Eurasia: Transportation, Communications, and Cultural Exchange on the Silk Roads with Lynda Norene Shaffer; Silk and Religion: An Exploration of Material Life and the Thought of People in A.D.

–; and Ancient India and Ancient China. Valerie Hansen's Silk Road book focused fairly narrowly on the oasis towns of Central Asia, looked at specific documents or artifacts, and argued for a limited amount trade. This book looks more widely at the early Eurasian trade and implies there was quite a lot of silk -- and religious ideas -- moving across the Roman/Byzantine Empire, the /5(13).

The “silk road” label is relatively recent, coined only in by the German geographer Ferdinand von Richthofen, uncle of the first world war flying ace, the Red Baron (one of many.

For more than years, across more than miles, the Silk Roads connected East and West. These overland trails and sea lanes carried not only silks, but also cotton textiles, dyes, horses, incense, spices, gems, glass, and ceramics along with religious ideas, governing customs, and technology.

THE SILK ROADS: A NEW HISTORY OF THE WORLD by Peter Frankopan. Bloomsbury. $ The temptation in writing any book subtitled "a new history of the world" is to be doggedly, defiantly. Despite Der-Yeghiayan’s tireless and lengthy Silk Road investigation and his finding that the first posting about Silk Road appeared on Karpeles’s forum on March 1, by a user named "silkroad," Alford claimed he found evidence of an even earlier post, dated Janu by a user named "altoid.".

Using supply and demand as the framework for analyzing the formation and development of the Silk Road, the book examines the dynamics of the interactions of the nomadic pastoralists with sedentary agriculturalists, and the spread of new ideas, religions, and values into the world of commerce, thus illustrating the cultural forces underlying.

Subtitle: A New History of the World: Alfred A. Knopf, N.Y.,pgs., index, notes, maps, illustrations: Reviewer Comment: I was a bit disappointed when begining to read the book because I presumed it was about the original Silk Road and its continuation over the centuries.

The Silk Road itself was pioneered sometime during the mid-first millennium B.C.E. and not established as a regular trade route until near the end of that millennium. The history of the Silk Road probably begins with the prior history of long-distance travel, trade, and population movements across the trans-Eurasian steppe belt.

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Conventionally, historians refer to three periods of intense Silk Road trade: 1) from B.C.E. to C.E., between the ancient Chinese Han dynasty and Central Asia, extending to Rome; 2) from about to C.E., between Tang dynasty China and Central Asia, Byzantium, the Arab Umayyad and Abbasid empires, the Sasanian Persian Empire, and.

The author dedicates an entire chapter to the Discovery of the Americas. It is beyond me why he needed to spend that much time on a thing tangentially connected to Central Asia. I was bewildered that this book that claims to be the history of the Silk Road maybe dedicates an hour or hour and half to China.

China being the genesis of the Silk Roads. The following list of books to read for the Silk Road should assist you in preparing for this journey, whether from your armchair or in the field. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to know more about our collection of tours across the silk road region.

The following is our list of suggested books to read for the Silk road. Upon further review, Hyecho’s Journey turned out to be the perfect thematic companion to the Silk Road for an introductory course on Asia.

In this handsomely illustrated book, Lopez does not place the textual productions of Indian, Chinese, Japanese, or Korean political and religious elites on center stage. About The Silk Roads. The No. 1 Sunday Times and international bestseller - a major reassessment of world history in light of the economic and political renaissance in the re-emerging east For centuries, fame and fortune was to be found in the west – in the New World of the Americas.

Today, it is the east which calls out to those in search of adventure and riches. Reviews on The Silk Roads were generally positive and were published by The Guardian, The Independent, The Telegraph, The Times.

[5] and The New York Review of Books. [6] In June The Silk Roads was chosen to be the Waterstones non-fiction book of the month. Kathryn Davis’ works blend the familiar with the disquieting, the archetypal with the experimental. “The Silk Road” takes this tendency to its apex: It’s about families and journeys.

Get an answer for 'What is the underlying dominant philosophy in McCormac's book "The Road"?' and find homework help for other The Road questions at eNotes. In this richly imaginative novel, Mingmei Yip--author of Peach Blossom Pavilion and Petals From the Sky--follows one woman's daunting journey along China's fabled Silk Road.

As a girl growing up in Hong Kong, Lily Lin was captivated by photographs of the desert--its. Chapter 6, “The Tim e Capsule of Silk Road History: The Dunhuang Caves,” The Silk Road: A New History (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, ), This is a book that.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary For more than years, across more than miles, the Silk Roads connected East and West. These overland trails and sea lanes carried not only silks, but also cotton textiles, dyes, horses, incense, spices, gems, glass, and ceramics along with religious ideas, governing customs, and technology.

Authors: Zoltán Horváth, Attila Kiss. The Silk Road is a network of long-distance trade routes through which Chinese silk got across the nomadic empires of the Eurasian steppe and the cultural regions in the south speckled by high mountains and deserts to the basin of the Mediterranean Sea.

It's been centuries since camel caravans crisscrossed Eurasia along the Silk Roads. Now historian Peter Frankopan's new book puts the fabled roads at the center of a new view of world history.

The longest and perhaps most mythical trade route of all time, the Silk Road is in fact a network of routes across Europe and Asia, some going back to prehistoric times.

During the Middle Ages, the transcribed travelogue of one Silk Road explorer, Marco Polo, helped spread the. silk, fine, horny, translucent, yellowish fiber produced by the silkworm in making its cocoon and covered with sericin, a protein. Many varieties of silk-spinning worms and insects are known, but the silkworm of commerce is the larva of the Bombyx mori, or mulberry silkworm, and other closely related silk is the product of the tussah worm of India and China, which feeds on oaks.

Shadow of the Silk Road is a travel book, not a novel with a plot, and the enjoyment of reading it lies in the details of every traveler, every situation and every town Thubron experiences along the way. The experiences add up to an interesting portrait of lands and people not well known or appreciated for all the twists of fate history has dealt them.

The Silk Road is a huge network of arteries splitting and converging across the breadth of Asia. To travel it is to trace the passage not only of trade and armies but also of ideas, religions and inventions. But alongside this rich and astonishing past, Shadow of the Silk Road is also about Asia today: a continent of upheaval.

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The Spirit of the Silk Road is your guide as you journey through this book from Chang-an to Samarkand, following one of the arterial caravan routes of the silk traders.

As you travel across treacherous deserts and through lonely mountain passes, you will learn about the importance of silk as a commodity, see some of the distinctive customs of the Central Asia people, and join in many 5/5(2). Silk Road history illuminates new links a proliferation made possible by the Silk Road, a new book argues.

a plan to expand the network of economic and transit connections across Central. Book Reviews Susan Whitfield. Silk, Slaves, and Stupas: Ma‐ terial Culture of the Silk Road. Berkeley: Uni-versity of California Press, There are many ways of writing about the Silk Road. Most scholars choose to frame their nar-ratives through the familiar prisms of politics, reli-gion, and geography.

In her new book, Susan. About China Road. Route is the Chinese Route It flows three thousand miles from east to west, passing through the factory towns of the coastal areas, through the rural heart of China, then up into the Gobi Desert, where it merges with the Old Silk Road.

THE SILK ROAD DID NOT END with Dong Baode in the tenth century. Indeed, some argue that it continues to the present day.¹ This coda has therefore been added to provide no more than a snapshot and a guide to further reading on some of the main themes addressed in the book for the period following these tales, from about AD to The Silk Road.

Centuries prior to the Internet, much earlier than the steam engine, and well before the arrival of the airplane, there still existed a way to connect the world.

The Silk Road, the trading path between East and West was the artery which contributed to .

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