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The Silk Roads is an international bestseller and for good reason. Author Peter Frankopan has successfully reassessed the history of the world in the light of the changing economic and political climate. He explores the forces that drove the rise and fall of empires along the Silk Route and how the flow of ideas has heralded the international affairs towards a new age.
What makes this book stand out?
A well-researched book that clearly outlines the bigger picture of the wave pattern of the world economy.
Read it for
Detailed and fascinating trail of exchange of goods and ideas between the West and East.
Don't read it for
The book focuses on petroleum countries, for the most part, India is mentioned but in traces.