Adventures on the Ancient Silk Road

Adventures on the Ancient Silk Road

Book - 2009
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Introduces readers to three great historical figures: The monk Xuanzang, the conqueror Genghis Khan, and the merchant Marco Polo, who, years apart, each traveled the Silk Road, along different routes and for different motives. Photographs and art depicting the ancient routes and peoples bring to life the stories of these three explorers who changed history. Maps, sidebars and an afterword that updates the story of the Silk Road are also featured.
Published: Toronto ; New York : Annick Press, c2009.
ISBN: 9781554511983
Branch Call Number: J950 GAL
Characteristics: vii, 164 pages :,color illustrations, color maps ;,25 cm
Additional Contributors: Hunter, Dawn - Author


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member_bookclub Apr 21, 2011

It was good, but some parts were boring.

sybel_lovez2read Apr 13, 2011

i think this nonfiction book tells us more about the silk roads kings have travelled on but it was alright i still give it a thumbs up!!! :)

CoolDudesWithGlasses Apr 12, 2011

My favourite book so far has been The Summoning, because it keeps you on the edge of your seat!!!

nikki16 Mar 21, 2011

it is a really great info book about ancient silk road and the journey you can take and experience it

FaisalRockcliffe Mar 02, 2011

It's an interesting book

ilovebooks72 Mar 02, 2011

I really didnt like this book in my opinion it was boring

jdsncb23 Feb 25, 2011

A very good book about three figures' travelling on the Silk Road. Excellently written and highly informative. If you like world history, then this book is for you.

pinky111hcz Feb 15, 2011

This is an intruiging story of how the silk road impact evryone in the past. I loved all the history, and all three mini stories!

bookreader_98 Feb 08, 2011

Great book about journeys on the ancient silk road and how it helped society today. Highly recommenned


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