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Alcock, Susan E.

Highways, Byways, and Road Systems in the Pre-Modern World

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Highways, Byways, and Road Systems in the Pre-Modern World reveals the significance and interconnectedness of early civilizations’ pathways. This international collection of readings providing a description and comparative analysis of several sophisticated systems of transport and communication across pre-modern cultures.

  • Offers a comparative analysis of several sophisticated systems of overland transport and communication networks across pre-modern cultures
  • Addresses the burgeoning interest in connectivity and globalization in ancient history, archaeology, anthropology, and recent work in network analysis
  • Explores the societal, cultural, and religious implications of various transportation networks around the globe
  • Includes contributions from an international team of scholars with expertise on pre-modern India, China, Japan, the Americas, North Africa, Europe, and the Near East
  • Structured to encourage comparative thinking across case studies

Nyckelord: Ancient Culture, Early civilization, transportation, communication, networks, logistics, cultural, economic, connectivity

Författare
 
 
Utgivare
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Utgivningsår
2012
Språk
en
Utgåva
1
Serie
Ancient World: Comparative Histories
Sidantal
272 sidor
Kategori
Litteraturforskning
Format
E-bok
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118244302
Tryckt ISBN
9780470674253

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