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

Mommy Guilt
Julie Bort
5.43 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Tantric Love: Feeling vs. Emotions (Golden Rules of Make Love Easy)
Diana Richardson & Michael Richardson (Authors)
3.26 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Cows Don't Fly! Thank You!
Promod Batra
2.60 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Ananda: Musings of the Fakir
Ruzbeh N. Bharucha
4.40 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Lives of Indian Images
Richard H. Davis
24.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Ikkisavi Sadi Ke Hindi Upanyas: Pahchan Aur Parakh (in Hindi)
Kapil Kumar Singh Raghav
29.75 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Loom of Time: On the Recursive Natural of Reality
Subhash Kak
11.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Yogini: The Shady Side of Devi
Guido Zanderigo
17.40 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Folk Tales from the Bard's Mouth
Jhaverchand Meghani (Author) & Ashok Meghani (Tr.)
9.40 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Immunising the Children of the World
Ralph H. Henderson
32.90 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Shakespeare
Anna Kurian (Author) & Pramod K. Nayar (Ed.)
3.90 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