The book also covers the history of Central Asia and the Silk Road from antiquity to the early modern ag. The author, Richard Foltz, made a superior approach in meeting the many contributions of the Silk Road varied cultures. 3 people found this helpful.
The book also covers the history of Central Asia and the Silk Road from antiquity to the early modern age. Features include extensive notes, bibliography, and a map. Now I can explain the flaws this book ha.
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Premodern Patterns of Globalization. RICHARD C. FOLTZ is an Associate Professor of Religion at Concordia University. This brief but tightly packed book is a wonderful counterweight to romanticized notions of the so-called Silk Road.
Richard Foltz has written a very brief, but a very readable, very helpful introduction to a comparative study of.
Richard Foltz has written a very brief, but a very readable, very helpful introduction to a comparative study of the history of trade between Europe and Far-East Asia and the history of religion in Central Asia. In a mere 150 pages, he surveys a thousand years of history and seven religions: Judaism, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, Nestorian Christianity, Manichaeism, Shamanism, and Islam. While the latter half of the book was outside my time frame for reference source material; I never the less read it all.
RICHARD C. Библиографические данные. Religions of the Silk Road: Premodern Patterns of Globalization. Издание: 2, иллюстрированное.
What 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 packed with an astonishing wealth of fascinating information based on a judicious combination of primary sources and secondary.
What 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 packed with an astonishing wealth of fascinating information based on a judicious combination of primary sources and secondary literature.
Religion and Globalization in Historical Perspective: A Paradoxical Relationship. From Zanzibar to Zaytun: Iranian Merchants across the Indian Ocean Basin. By Luke M Herrington. Iranian Zoroastrians in Canada.
Richard Foltz is a Canadian scholar of American origin. He is a specialist in the history of Iranian civilization-what is sometimes referred to as "Greater Iran". He is the author of the first scholarly book on Muslim attitudes towards animals, in which he re-assesses traditional Muslim views on such topics as vegetarianism and the cleanliness of dogs Books. Animals in Islamic Tradition and Muslim Cultures, Oxford: Oneworld, 2006.
The core idea is that trade is the backbone of cultural exchange. The result is mostly that Islam came to dominate in Central Asia because Muslims dominated in trade. Somehow Buddhism dominated in . hmm, were Buddhists expert traders too? Or was Kublai Khan's Buddhist advisor particularly persuasive? Anyway the central argument of the book is interesting and somewhat useful. At least it provides some glue to hold the book together
Author: Richard Foltz
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2nd edition (June 21, 2010)
Pages: 208 pages
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