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TimeFrame AD 1000-1100 - Light in the East (Hardcover)
This volume in the TimeFrame series features: China's Enlightened Empire ~ The Advent of the Turks ~ The Norman Conquests ~ The Birth of Russia ~ India's Elephant Kings
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“This volume is one in a series that tell the story of humankind.”
Full of full-color maps, photographs, and illustrations, this book is divided into sections, some of which include detailed essays:
- China’s Enlightened Empire
Essay: Masters of Invention
- The Advent of the Turks
Essay: A Challenge from the Church
- The Norman Conquests
Essay: A Religious Powerhouse
- The Birth of Russia
Essay: Citadels of the Spirit
- India’s Elephant Kings
The sections at the end of the book include Chronology (for China, The Middle East, Western Europe, Russian and Eastern Europe, India), Bibliography, Index, Acknowledgments, and Picture Credits.
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