Baumer, Christoph: THE HISTORY OF CENTRAL ASIA: VOLUME FOUR. The Age of Decline and Revival. London, 2018. x, 374 pp. Colour photographs throughout. 29x23 cm. Cloth.
The final volume of this ambitious history of a fascinating region. Covers from the 15th century up to the present day. Baumer shows how, during this period, Central Asia relinquished its pre-eminence to other rising empires, China and Russia, and examines its role in the Great Game, still being played to this day. A huge amount of detail and very readable.
Subjects: History Silk Road
Available, as of: 08/11/2019
Was item 344 in printed List 197.
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