The History of Central Asia Volume 1: The Age of the Steppe Warriors :: Christoph Baumer soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
London & New York: I. B. Tauris, 2012, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Colour photographs; Coloured maps; Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Plans;
From the cover: The epic plains and arid deserts of Central Asia have witnessed some of the greatest migrations, as well as many of the most transformative developments, in the history of civilization. Christoph Baumers ambitious four-volume treatment of the region charts the 3000-year drama of Scythians and Sarmatians; Soviets and transcontinental Silk Roads; trade routes and the transmission of ideas across the steppes; and the breathless and brutal conquests of Alexander the Great and Genghis Khan.
Masterfully interweaving the stories of individuals and peoples, the authors…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (ix) 372 pages. Index. Bibliography. 11¾” x 9¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my History catalogue?