The Silk Road and the Political Economy of the Mongol Empire Hardback
Part of the Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy series
The growing importance of Central and Inner Asia and the Silk Road is much discussed at present.
This book compares the nature of present day networks in these regions with the patterns of similar connections which existed at the time of the Mongol Empire in the thirteenth century and its successor states.
It considers settlement patterns, technology and technology transfer, trade, political arrangements, the role of religion and the impact of the powerful states which border the region.
Overall, the book demonstrates that the Mongol Empire anticipated many of the networks and connections which exist in the region at present.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 164 pages, 6 Line drawings, black and white; 6 Illustrations, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 05/04/2018
- Category: Asian history
- ISBN: 9780415786997