Baumer, Christoph: THE HISTORY OF CENTRAL ASIA: VOLUME ONE. The Age of the Steppe Warriors. London, 2012. 384 pp. 262 colour photographs. 29x23 cm. Cloth.
Volume One of an ambitious four-volume history of this fascinating region. Volume One focuses on the area now comprising Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, northern Afghanistan and western and central Mongolia. It examines the history from the Palaeolithic through to the Bronze Age and includes subjects as diverse as glacial retreat, the invention of the wheel, the legendary Cimmerians and Amazons, Hellenism and Zoroastrianism and the Oxus treasure.
Volume Two: 'The Age of the Silk Roads' also available at £25.00.
Can be ordered in, as of: 11/11/2017
Was item 265 in printed List 190.
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