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The Resource The Silk Road, [author, Chris Bradley]

The Silk Road, [author, Chris Bradley]

Label
The Silk Road
Title
The Silk Road
Statement of responsibility
[author, Chris Bradley]
Title variation
Insight guides the Silk Road
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Insight Guide The Silk Road is the complete illustrated guide to one of the world's ultimate travel adventures. Passing right through the heart of Asia, this ancient trade route traverses a quarter of the globe from the heart of China to the Mediterranean via a vast, inhospitable expanse of mountains and desert. The guide covers all the sights along the way across 13 countries and 6 time zones, with authoritative chapters on the Silk Road's history and culture to put it all into context. Inside Insight Guide The Silk Road: A fully-overhauled major new edition by our expert Silk Road author. Stunning, specially-commissioned photography that brings the countries along this evocative route to life. Highlights of the Silk Road's top attractions, including the great city of Isfahan, the ancient splendour of Persepolis and China's Terracotta Army in our Best of the Silk Road. Descriptive country-by-country accounts cover the whole route from China to Turkey by way of the 'Stans of Central Asia and the geopolitical nerve centres of the Middle East. Features detail silk production, the ancient treasures that have been discovered along the route, and the colourful bazaars - a reminder of the Silk Road caravans era is of the distant past. Detailed, high-quality maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information for planning the trip of a lifetime. About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure. 'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.' - Wanderlust Magazine
Member of
Cataloging source
NLE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bradley, Chris
Dewey number
915.804
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Insight guides
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Silk Road
  • China
  • Asia
  • Silk Road
  • Central Asia
  • Central Asia
Target audience
adult
Label
The Silk Road, [author, Chris Bradley]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition: 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 412) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000060004237
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
422 pages
Isbn
9781786715937
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour maps
System control number
(OCoLC)987028020
Label
The Silk Road, [author, Chris Bradley]
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition: 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 412) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000060004237
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
422 pages
Isbn
9781786715937
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour maps
System control number
(OCoLC)987028020

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