Silk Roads: A New History Of The World

Peter Frankopan


Silk Roads is a book of world history that promises to take non-euro-centric view on world history. Specially it emphasize importance of Middle East and Central Asia.

My opinion

I think this book doesn’t quite deliver what it promises. It’s a good history book, but it does have quite Europe-centric view and it basically skips for example Chinese history, which I would expect to hear something based on books name. Focus is on history of European colonialism, Middle East and Central Asia.

For who?

People interested in middle eastern and Central Asian history.