london the illustrated history

Silk Roads From the author of the phenomenal bestselling The Silk Roads comes a spectacular illustrated retelling. Embark on an extraordinary journey in this magnificent new history of the world written by number one bestselling author and historian Peter Frankopan and illustrated by the incredible Neil Packer. Set your sails east with this stunningly original new history of the world. Peter Frankopan, number one bestselling author and historian explores the connections made by people, trade, disease, war, religion, adventure, science and technology in this extraordinary book about how the east married the west with a remarkable voyage at its heart - the journey along the Silk Roads. From ancient world laws laid down by King Hammurabi and the mighty Persian empire, to terrifying huns, the rise of Europe, two world wars and politics today, The Silk Roads moves through time and history sewing together the threads from different peoples, empires and continents into a phenomenal history of the globe. With stories from each and every corner of society, Frankopan



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