Old World Encounters: Cross-Cultural Contacts and Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times / Edition 1

Old World Encounters: Cross-Cultural Contacts and Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times / Edition 1

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by Jerry H. Bentley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195076400

ISBN-13: 9780195076400

Pub. Date: 01/07/1993

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The author examines the dynamics that brought populations in contact with each other, and he identifies distinctive patterns of conversion, conflict, and compromise that emerged from crosscultural encounters.

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The author examines the dynamics that brought populations in contact with each other, and he identifies distinctive patterns of conversion, conflict, and compromise that emerged from crosscultural encounters.

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ISBN-13:
9780195076400
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/07/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
335,249
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps
1. Cross-Cultural Contacts and Exchanges
2. The Era of the Ancient Silk Roads
3. Missionaries, Pilgrims, and the Spread of the World Religions
4. The Age of the Nomadic Empires
5. Toward a New World Order
Bibliography
Index

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