Money on the Silk Roadby Helen Wang
Pub. Date: 12/31/2004
Publisher: British Museum Press
This book focuses on the money of Eastern Central Asia to c. AD 800, a period of over 900 years, across a vast geographical area with a very diverse population of different cultures and traditions. See more details below
This book focuses on the money of Eastern Central Asia to c. AD 800, a period of over 900 years, across a vast geographical area with a very diverse population of different cultures and traditions.
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Table of Contents
Part 1. Background, sources and the approach. The Silk Road and Eastern Central Asia; Money on the Silk Road. Part 2. The numismatic evidence. The Stein collection of coins from Eastern Central Asia; Coins of the Chinese tradition; Coins of the Western tradition; Coins of local manufacture. Part 3. The documentary evidence. Chinese documents: wood slips (1st century BC-4th centuries AD); Kharoshthi documents (3rd-4th centuries); Chinese documents: paper documents (4th-8th centuries); Khotanese documents (7th-8th centuries); Tibetan documents (8th-9th centuries). Part 4. Conclusion. Money in Eastern Central Asia to c. AD 800: a new framework. Plates; Maps; Bibliography; Appendix; Index.
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