ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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On the Silk Road-An Academic Travelogue

An 'Academic' Travelogue Andre Gunder Frank Today only bits and pieces of the Silk Road, which skirts the Taklamakan desert in China's Xinjiang region and was the circulatory system of Eurasian development for over 2,000 years remain extant. An UNESCO expedition to the Silk Road was part of an attempt to rediscover the complex system and understand "the peaceful paths of contact between east and west". A personal account of the desert expedition.

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