The Journey of Maps and Images on the Silk Road (Volume 21 of Brill’s Inner Asian library)

By Philippe Foret, Andreas Kaplony

This publication covers new floor at the diffusion and transmission of geographical wisdom that happened at severe junctures within the lengthy background of the Silk street. a lot of twentieth-century scholarship at the Silk street tested the traditional archaeological items and medieval ancient files came across inside every one cultural zone, whereas the results of long-distance interplay throughout Eurasia remained poorly studied. right here abundant recognition is given to the trips that notions and items undertook to transmit spatial values to different civilizations. In retracing the stairs of 4 significant circuits correct around the many civilizations that shared the Silk street, "The trip of Maps and photographs at the Silk Road" lines the ways that maps and photographs surmounted spatial, ancient and cultural divisions.

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