Shadow of the Silk Road
The Silk Routes were among the most important paths for cultural and commercial exchange for almost 3,000 years. Author Colin Thubron takes us on a captivating journey through the famous Silk Road, which covers almost seven thousand miles. He guides us as a native traveler from Xian, China into the mountains of Central Asia, across Afghanistan, Iran and into the Turkish city of Antioch.
Paperbound, 382 pages, 8 x 5 1/4 inches, Harper Collins, 2008