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Silk and Religion

An Exploration of Material Life and the Thought of People, AD 600-1200 (Oxford India Paperbacks)

by Xinru Liu

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Economic History,
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Interfaith relations,
  • International trade,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • c 500 CE to c 1000 CE,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • ASIA,
  • Europe,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • Customs & Traditions,
  • History / India,
  • Africa - South - South Africa

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9830486M
    ISBN 100195644522
    ISBN 109780195644524

      - Jerry H. Bentley, Editor, Journal of World History "This was an extraordinary book when it first came out a decade ago; it is an even more impressive work in its revised second makes Richard Foltz's Religions of the Silk Road so unusual and valuable is that, despite its concise, compressed form and highly readable style, it is /5().   From silk to spices, religion to dance, traffic in goods and ideas was crucial to the development of civilizations through rich cultural interactions and economic activity. Centered around the dramatic landscapes of the Silk Roads, this beautiful volume honors the great diversity of medieval Afro-Eurasian cultures.

    Religions of the Silk Road book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Ever since the label was coined in the late 19th century /5. Buy Religions of the Silk Road: Premodern Patterns of Globalization 2nd Edition by Foltz, R. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(15).

    Get this from a library! Silk and religion: an exploration of material life and the thought of people, AD [Hsin-ju Liu]. In his book “Silk and Religion: An Exploration of Material Life and the Thought of People, AD ” Xinru Liu has made a significant research of impact of religion on silk trade in China, Central Asia, India, the eastern Mediterranean region and Western Europe in the early Middle Ages.


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Silk textiles were invested with symbolic meaning and their use restricted to bureaucratic and religious hierarchies in both regions. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device : Hardcover.

Silk and Religion: An Exploration of Material Life and the Thought of People, AD (Oxford India Paperbacks) Paperback – April 1, by Xinru Liu (Author)Cited by:   This book deals with the silk trade in Eurasia between the seventh and twelfth centuries and explores how religious ideas and institutions affected economic behavior.

Get A Copy Amazon/5(4). This book deals with the silk trade in Eurasia between the seventh and twelfth centuries and explores how religious ideas and institutions affected economic behavior. Joseph Silk is a professor at Oxford University.

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He previously taught at the University of California at Berkeley.5/5(1). The author studies the silk trae in Eurasia between the seventh and twelfth centuries to explore how religious ideas and institutions affected economic behaviour. Long-distance silk trade had been.

Art, Architecture and Religion Along the Silk Roads (Silk Road Studies) by Ken Parry (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Author: Kenneth Parry. Sikhism preaches a message of devotion and remembrance of God at all times, truthful living, equality of mankind, social justice and denounces superstitions and blind rituals.

Sikhism is open to all through the teachings of its 10 Gurus enshrined in the Sikh Holy Book and Living Guru, Sri Guru Granth Sahib. Belief: Sikhism is a monotheistic religion, and the basic Sikh belief is represented in the phrase Ik Onkar meaning "One God." 2.

History: Sikhism was founded in the Punjab region in India in the 15th century by Guru Nanak Dev. Sikhism broke from Hinduism due, in part, to its rejection of the caste : Jahnabi Barooah.

The book makes two really good points in these chapters one is on the syncretism of all these religions in time and space on the Silk Roads and the other is the concept of Central Asia as a refuge for heretics/5(12). This is a marvelously erudite book that tells the story of the extraordinary importance of Central Asia to the transmission of culture, religion and ideas along the Silk Road.

It’s one of those. About this book Introduction Drawing on the latest research and scholarship, this newly revised and updated edition of Religions of the Silk Road explores the majestically fabled cities and exotic peoples that make up the romantic notions of the colonial era.

Buddhism and Islam on the Silk Road demonstrates that the history of Buddhist-Muslim interaction is much richer and more complex than many assume. This groundbreaking book covers Inner Asia from the eighth century through the Mongol empire and to the end. Ineitha Lynnette Hardaway and Herneitha Rochelle Hardaway Richardson, known as Diamond and Silk, are American live-stream video bloggers, social media personalities, political activists and former Fox Nation hosts.

They are known for their commentary in support of United States President Donald Trump. The two women received media attention during the campaign and again in April when Nationality: American. - Jerry H. Bentley, Editor, Journal of World History "This was an extraordinary book when it first came out a decade ago; it is an even more impressive work in its revised second makes Richard Foltz's Religions of the Silk Road so unusual and valuable is that, despite its concise, compressed form and highly readable style, it is.

Richard C. Foltz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Religion at the University of Florida. He is the author of several books and articles including Religions of the Silk Road, Mughal India and Central Asia, and Conversations with Emperor addition to his expertise on religious traditions along the Silk Road, Professor Foltz's research interests include the intersection.

Religions of the Silk Road should be enjoyed by anyone curious about world religious history. August External links: buy from or - buy from Wordery - share this review on Facebook or Twitter Related reviews: Johan Elverskog - Buddhism and Islam on the Silk Road - books about Central Asia + Mongolia - books about.

Get this from a library. Silk and religion: an exploration of material life and the thought of people, AD [Xinru Liu] -- The author studies the silk trae in Eurasia between the seventh and twelfth centuries to explore how religious ideas and institutions affected economic behaviour.

Long-distance silk trade had been. The Silk Road: The Route That Made the World In T’s May 17 Travel Issue, four writers retrace the land routes of ancient explorers, looking at food, religion, art, poetry and silk-making.

Video. Get this from a library. Silk and religion: an exploration of material life and the thought of people, AD [Xinru Liu] -- Study of the silk trade in Eurasia between 7th and 12th centuries and explores how religious ideas and institutions affected economic behaviour.

The Mongols were highly tolerant of most religions during the early Mongol Empire, and typically sponsored several at the same the time of Genghis Khan in the 13th century, virtually every religion had found converts, from Buddhism to Eastern Christianity and Manichaeanism to avoid strife, Genghis Khan set up an institution that ensured complete religious freedom, though he.

Silk and Religion by Xinru Liu,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4).Mark Silk is a professor of religion in public life at Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut), where he directs the Leonard E.

Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life and serves as editor of Religion in the was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in and graduated from Harvard College in In he earned a Ph.D. in medieval history from ics: Bantams, NESCAC.