The Resource The silk roads : A New History of the World., Peter Frankopan, (downloadable audiobook)

The silk roads : A New History of the World., Peter Frankopan, (downloadable audiobook)

Label
The silk roads : A New History of the World.
Title
The silk roads
Title remainder
A New History of the World.
Statement of responsibility
Peter Frankopan
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It was on the Silk Roads that East and West first encountered each other through trade and conquest, leading to the spread of ideas, cultures, and religions, and it was the appetites for foreign goods that drove economies and the growth of nations. From the first cities in Mesopotamia to the emergence of Greece and Rome to the depredations by the Mongols, the transmission of the Black Death, the struggles of the Great Game, and the fall of Communism—the fate of the West has always been inextricably linked to the East. By way of events as disparate as the American Revolution and the world wars of the twentieth century, Peter Frankopan realigns the world, orienting us eastward, and illuminating how even the rise of the West five hundred years ago resulted from its efforts to gain access to and control of these Eurasian trading networks. In an increasingly globalized planet, where current events in Asia and the Middle East dominate the world's attention, this magnificent work of history is very much a work of our times
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Frankopan, Peter
PerformerNote
Narrator: Laurence Kennedy
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  • Kennedy, Laurence
  • OverDrive, Inc
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  • Nonfiction
  • History
Target audience
adult
Label
The silk roads : A New History of the World., Peter Frankopan, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2570172
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00000005a5da006-355d-4442-9208-86b980caa4a3
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681680538
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
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unknown
Stock number
5A5DA006-355D-4442-9208-86B980CAA4A3
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The silk roads : A New History of the World., Peter Frankopan, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2570172
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00000005a5da006-355d-4442-9208-86b980caa4a3
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681680538
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
5A5DA006-355D-4442-9208-86B980CAA4A3
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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