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There and back : twelve of the great routes of human history

By: Gordon, Stewart.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, ©2018Edition: 1st ed.Description: xiv, 265p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780199476459.Subject(s): Transportation geography | Trade routes | Ocean travel | Travelers | Pilgrims and pilgrimages | Voyages and travels | Overland Trails | Silk Road | Camino de Santiago de CompostelaAlso available as an e-book.Summary: Throughout human history, routes concentrated, funnelled, and mixed human experience. On them moved books, scrolls, and art, in addition to armies, ambassadorial entourages, slaves, brides, and pilgrims. The interaction of people on routes generated surprising innovations in ideas, religions, art, technology, and cuisine. Common themes appear repeatedly, such as slavery, piracy, government taxation and control, medicinal plants, military expeditions, the interaction of competing religions, processing of goods along the way, and networks of credit, trust, and information that often spanned continents. 0.
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809.9112 ARM-M Modernism : 891.209 POL-L The language of the gods in the world of men : 900 DUR-L The lessons of history 900 GOR-T There and back : 901 ARN-H History : 901.9 CLA-C Civilisation 907.2 WAN-M Marxist historiographies :

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Throughout human history, routes concentrated, funnelled, and mixed human experience. On them moved books, scrolls, and art, in addition to armies, ambassadorial entourages, slaves, brides, and pilgrims. The interaction of people on routes generated surprising innovations in ideas, religions, art, technology, and cuisine. Common themes appear repeatedly, such as slavery, piracy, government taxation and control, medicinal plants, military expeditions, the interaction of competing religions, processing of goods along the way, and networks of credit, trust, and information that often spanned continents. 0.

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