Highways, Byways, and Road Systems in the Pre-Modern World (Innbundet)

Serie: Ancient World: Comparative Histories 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2012
Antall sider: 312
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Ancient World: Comparative Histories
ISBN/EAN: 9780470674253
Kategori: Teknologi, transport og landbruk og Økonomi og ledelse
Omtale: Highways, Byways, and Road Systems in the Pre-Modern World
Highways, Byways, and Road Systems in the Pre-Modern World reveals the significance and interconnectedness of early civilizations pathways. This international collection of readings providing a description and comparative analysis of several sophisticated systems of transport and communication across pre-modern cultures. * Offers a comparative analysis of several sophisticated systems of overland transport and communication networks across pre-modern cultures * Addresses the burgeoning interest in connectivity and globalization in ancient history, archaeology, anthropology, and recent work in network analysis * Explores the societal, cultural, and religious implications of various transportation networks around the globe * Includes contributions from an international team of scholars with expertise on pre-modern India, China, Japan, the Americas, North Africa, Europe, and the Near East * Structured to encourage comparative thinking across case studies

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