Kashgar: Oasis City on China's Old Silk Road

Kashgar: Oasis City on China's Old Silk Road

by John Gollings, George Michell, Marika Vicziany, Tsui Yeshu
     
 

In the 19th century, the Silk Road city of Kashgar played a central role in the strategic rivalry between Britain and Russia. Today it remains one of the most complete historical urban centers in China, and its celebrated Sunday market is one of the most vibrant in central Asia. This book honors Kashgar’s extraordinary history and character in stunning color

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In the 19th century, the Silk Road city of Kashgar played a central role in the strategic rivalry between Britain and Russia. Today it remains one of the most complete historical urban centers in China, and its celebrated Sunday market is one of the most vibrant in central Asia. This book honors Kashgar’s extraordinary history and character in stunning color photographs that are accompanied by informative text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780711229136
Publisher:
Lincoln, Frances Limited
Publication date:
11/18/2008
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
10.20(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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