ISBN: 978-9943-357-53-2 ; Era: -; Country: ; Key words: Влияние ислама на Шелковый путь.;
The publication has been prepared in the framework of the “History of Central Asia” international research project, initiated by the International Institute for Central Asian Studies (IICAS). The study focuses on the role of Islam in flourishing and advancement of the Great Silk Road. Source works of Islamic authors, presented in the publication, contain data on geography, history of the region and route network of Islamic states. It describes cities and distances between them, offering a comprehensive overview of the global routes. The publication is intended for specialists and a wide audience interested in the history of Central Asia.The authors bear the responsibility for the choice and representation of facts and opinions contained in this publication which do not express the views held by UNESCO. The terms and materials used in the publication do not contain the view held by UNESCO in relation to the legal status of any state, territory, any city, zone of influence or borders.