Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Author Name    Scott C. Levi (Author) & Gurcharan Das (Frwd)

Title   Caravans: Indian Merchants on the Silk Road (The Story of Indian Business)

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Size   13 x 20 Cm

Publisher   New Delhi, India Allen Lane/Penguin Books 2015

ISBN    0670087300 / 9780670087303

Seller ID   107401

Caravans tells the fascinating story of tens of thousands of intrepid Multani and Shikarpuri merchants who risked everything to travel great distances and spend years of their lives pursuing their fortunes in foreign lands.From the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries, these merchants lived as 'guests' in cities and villages across Afghanistan, Central Asia, Iran and Russia. Setting aside beliefs that caravan traders were simple peddlers, Scott C. Levi examines the sophisticated techniques these merchants used to convert a modest amount of merchandise into vast portfolios of trade and moneylending ventures.Caravans also challenges the notion that the rising tide of European trade in the Indian Ocean usurped the overland 'Silk Road' trade and pushed Central Asia into economic isolation. In fact, as Levi shows, it was at precisely the same historical moment that thousands of Multanis began making their way to Central Asia, linking the early modern Indian and Central Asian economies closer together than ever before. Printed Pages: 254.

Caravans: Indian Merchants on the Silk Road (The Story of Indian Business) Scott C. Levi (Author) & Gurcharan Das (Frwd)

Price = 11.75 USD


Books of related interest
Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam
Venetia Porter (Ed.)
74.37 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Milton's Paradise Lose
Gustave Dore (Illus.)
26.10 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Begums, Thugs and Englishmen: The Journals of Fanny Parkes
William Dalrymple (Intro.)
7.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Hermitage
Pierre Descargues
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Body Language: How to Read others' thoughts by their gestures
Allan Pease
136.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Socrates: An Informal University
Top Cassettes
8.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
16.10 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Interpretation of Dreams
Sigmund Freud
10.10 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Pleasure City
Karmala Markandaya
16.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Siddhantkaumudi Punralochan (in Hindi)
Sukhesvara Jha
40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Theology After Spivak
Y.T. Vinayaraj
7.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Vichar ki Shaktiyan (in Hindi)
Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov
4.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@mrmlonline.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie