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Author Kia, Ardi
Title Central Asian Cultures, Arts, and Architecture
Imprint Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2015
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 Prehistoric Central Asia -- 2 Central Asia -- 3 Mass Migration -- 4 Satrapy of Parthia and Parthian Empire -- 5 Satrapy of Bakhtaran (Bactra) and Kushan Empire -- 6 Sassanian Empire -- 7 Middle Ages in Central Asia -- 8 The Satrapy of Sogdia -- 9 Sogdia and Samanid's Golden Age -- 10 Sogdia and Timurid's Golden Age -- 11 Satrapy of Khwarazmia -- 12 Seljuks and Mongols in Khwarazmia and Central Asia -- 13 Central Asian Artistic Traditions -- 14 Kyrgyzstan Cultural Heritage -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Author
This book invites readers on a journey through time, to explore the multifaceted history of Central Asia. Through transcontinental passages such as the Silk Road, the book provides links among the major civilizations of China, India, Persia, and the Mediterranean, which in turn influences the characteristics of the region and beyond
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kia, Ardi Central Asian Cultures, Arts, and Architecture Lanham, MD : Lexington Books,c2015 9780739199275
Subject Art, Central Asian
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