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Aurel Stein on the Silk Road
     

Aurel Stein on the Silk Road

by Susan Whitfield
 
Hungarian-born explorer Marc Aurel Stein (1862-1943) made eight expeditions along the ancient trade route that links China and the Mediterranean. Whitfield surveys some of the artifacts that he found, most famously at a Buddhist site near Dunhuang, and reproduces many of his photographs. She is Director of the British Library's Dunhuang Project, which is dedicated to

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Hungarian-born explorer Marc Aurel Stein (1862-1943) made eight expeditions along the ancient trade route that links China and the Mediterranean. Whitfield surveys some of the artifacts that he found, most famously at a Buddhist site near Dunhuang, and reproduces many of his photographs. She is Director of the British Library's Dunhuang Project, which is dedicated to making manuscripts, paintings, and artifacts from the Eastern Silk Road available on the Internet. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932476118
Publisher:
Serindia Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

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