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Rediscovering the southern silk route

integrating Asia"s transport infrastructure

by Rehman Sobhan

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Published by Centre for Policy Dialogue, University Press in Dhaka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bangladesh,
  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Transportation -- Bangladesh -- Economic aspects,
    • Infrastructure (Economics) -- Asia

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-179) and index.

      StatementRehman Sobhan.
      ContributionsCentre for Policy Dialogue (Bangladesh)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE272.B28 S63 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 185 p. ;
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6860809M
      ISBN 109840515195
      LC Control Number00372397

      This year, T’s spring Travel issue is devoted to just five stories, each an account of its writer’s journey along a different section of the Silk Road — the ancient network of trade routes that until the 15th or 16th century spanned some 4, miles of the globe, from Central Asia across the Middle East to Southern Europe, and formed a vital conduit for both new . 22 hours ago  For years, Silk Road travelers made the grueling trek past towering mountain ranges and ancient cities now lost to time. Centuries later, one writer attempts to .


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