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The Lands of Central Asia: Eight Millennia of Civilisation, from the Neolithic to the Early Medieval Period (Hardcover)
- A comprehensive guide for those seeking to understand the rich cultural heritage of Central Asia - The most authoritative single-volume treatment of the long history of Central Asia - With all new color plates in a beautiful hardback edition, this book seeks to bring Central Asia's illustrious history to life for a new international audience A comprehensive guide for those seeking to understand the rich cultural heritage of Central Asia, this book is the most authoritative single-volume treatment of the region's long history. This newly translated volume investigates the civilisations and states which emerged in Central Asia from the Bronze Age up to the 5th century AD. It examines their differing religions and cultures and explores their changing relationships over time. With all new color plates in a beautiful hardback edition, this book seeks to bring Central Asia's illustrious history to life for a new international audience.
About the Author
Professor Edvard Vasilievich Rtveladze is a Doctor of Historical Sciences and an academician of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan. Heaving graduated from Tashkent State University with a degree in history and archaeology, he was head of the Institute of Art Criticism at the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan from 1985 to 2009 and has published widely.