The Silk Roads: Connecting Communities, Markets, and Minds Since Antiquity

Travel and Exploration

Boulnois, Luce. The Silk Road. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1966.

Hedin, Sven Anders. My Life as an Explorer. Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1996.

———. The Silk Road. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1938.

Mirsky, Jeannette. Sir Aurel Stein, Archaeological Explorer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977.

Galambos, Imre, and Kitsudō Kōichi. “Japanese Exploration of Central Asia: The Ōtani Expeditions and Their British Connections.” Bulletin of School of Oriental and African Studies 75, no. 1 (2012), pp. 113–134.

Green, Nile, ed. Writing Travel in Central Asian History. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014.

Hopkirk, Peter. Foreign Devils on the Silk Road: The Search for the Lost Cities and Treasures of Chinese Central Asia. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1984.

Hourani, George Fadlo., and John Carswell. Arab Seafaring in the Indian Ocean in Ancient and Early Medieval Times. Expanded ed. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995.

Ibn Falān, Amad, et al. Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness: Arab Travellers in the Far North. Penguin, 2012.

Le Coq, Albert von. Buried Treasures of Chinese Turkestan: An Account of the Activities and Adventures of the Second and Third German Turfan Expeditions. Trans. Anna Barwell. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1928. Reprint: London: Oxford University Press, 1985.

Myrdal, Jan. The Silk Road: A Journey from the High Pamirs and Ili through Sinkiang and Kansu. London: Victor Gollancz, 1980.

Stevens, Stuart. Night Train to Turkistan: Adventures along China’s Silk Road. London: Paladin Grafton Books, 1990.

Stein, Aurel. On Ancient Central-Asian Tracks: Brief Narrative of Three Expeditions in Innermost Asia and Northwestern China. London: Macmillan and Co., 1933.

———. Ruins of Desert Cathay: Personal Narrative of Explorations in Central Asia and Westernmost China. London: Macmillan and Co., 1921.

Warner, Langdon. The Long Old Road in China. New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1926.

Whitfield, Susan. Life along the Silk Road. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.

Xuanzang (c. 596–664). The Great Tang Record of the Western Regions. Trans. Rongxi Li. Berkeley: Numata Center for Buddhist Translation & Research, 1996.

Faxian, and James Legge. A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms: Being an Account by the Chinese Monk Fâ-Hien of His Travels in India and Ceylon (A. D. 399-414) in Search of the Buddhist Books of Discipline. Chinese Materials Center, 1975.

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