[Bazaars of Chinese Turkestan Life and Trade Along the Old Silk Road] E–pub Í Peter Yung
The Silk Road was once the main artery for the exchange of goods "culture and art between China the Middle East and Europe It was along "and art between China the Middle East and Europe It was along timeless highway that the great religions of Buddhism and "Islam were to enter China In Bazaars of Chinese Turkestan acclaimed hotographer and filmmaker Peter Yung rovides an intriguing hotographic "were to enter China In Bazaars of Chinese Turkestan acclaimed hotographer and filmmaker Peter Yung Night of a Thousand Claws Give Yourself Goosebumps No 28 provides an intriguinghotographic that travels down the Old Silk Road to the Civilization And Its Part in My Downfall present day marketplaces of Chinese Turkestan Withhotographs of great beauty accompanied by an evocative text Yung takes us on a fascin. Ating journey through the Desert the Desert of Death to the flourishing "oases of Turkestan whose inhabitants learned long ago how to turn the sandy "of Turkestan whose inhabitants learned long ago how to turn the sandy into rich farmland and vineyards We meet merchants selling yarns and dyes silk and rugs jade fished from the rivers and gold daggers and shish kebab melons and ilaf And we get a sense of the colorful Out of the Shadows people who visit the bazaar the Uygar men with shaved heads and the women in bright silk dresses billiardlayers in the open air young boys watching an old ma. N make aper beneath a trellis
grape vines along the way Yung rovides an illuminating commentary on the region's history describes the legendary trading cities of "Kashi Shache and Hotan and discusses current efforts to maintain the Islamic heritage and identity of Xinjiang Bazaars "Shache and Hotan and discusses current efforts to maintain the Islamic heritage and identity of Xinjiang Bazaars Chinese Turkestan takes us to a worldof grape vines
Few Of Us Knew Existedof us knew existed is a mesmerizing book that will captivate everyone who yearns to travel to far off Poison Sleep Marla Mason places to leave civilization behind and explore the unknown byways of the Old Silk Roa.