The Tibetan Empire in Central Asia: A History of the Struggle for Great Power Among Tibetans, Turks, Arabs, and Chinese During the Early Middle Ages

The Tibetan Empire in Central Asia A History of the Struggle for Great Power Among Tibetans Turks Arabs and Chinese During the Early Middle Ages This narrative history of the Tibetan Empire in Central Asia from about A D to depicts the struggles of the great Tibetan Turkic Arab and Chinese powers for dominance over the Silk Road lan

  • Title: The Tibetan Empire in Central Asia: A History of the Struggle for Great Power Among Tibetans, Turks, Arabs, and Chinese During the Early Middle Ages
  • Author: Christopher I. Beckwith
  • ISBN: 9780691024691
  • Page: 164
  • Format: Paperback
  • This narrative history of the Tibetan Empire in Central Asia from about A.D 600 to 866 depicts the struggles of the great Tibetan, Turkic, Arab, and Chinese powers for dominance over the Silk Road lands that connected Europe and East Asia It shows the importance of overland contacts between East and West in the Early Middle Ages and elucidates Tibet s role in the conflicThis narrative history of the Tibetan Empire in Central Asia from about A.D 600 to 866 depicts the struggles of the great Tibetan, Turkic, Arab, and Chinese powers for dominance over the Silk Road lands that connected Europe and East Asia It shows the importance of overland contacts between East and West in the Early Middle Ages and elucidates Tibet s role in the conflict over Central Asia.This narrative history of the Tibetan Empire in Central Asia from about A.D 600 to 866 depicts the struggles of the great Tibetan, Turkic, Arab, and Chinese powers for dominance over the Silk Road lands that connected Europe and East Asia It shows the importance of overland contacts between East and West in the Early Middle Ages and elucidates Tibet s role in the conflict over Central Asia.

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  • In 763 the Tibetan empire sacked the capital of China's great T'ang Dynasty in Chang-an. The Tibetans live right in the silk road and were thus equally influenced by the Chinese in the east as the Abassid Caliphate in the west. Uighers, Turks, Sogdians, and many other tribes and groups make for a complicated history but one so rich. At least for my study thus far there is a huge line in the world, there is the West and the East. This book explains how they were connected even in the early middle [...]


  • A millennium before the Great Game between the British and Russians, earlier great powers competed for control and influence in Central Asia. In The Tibetan Empire in Central Asia, Beckwith provides a narrative of events running from around 600 to 850 CE, with the greatest detail in the first half of the 8th century. He presents a Tibetan perspective, but uses Chinese and Arab sources and gives what is effectively a general history of the Tarim basin and surrounding areas.The origins of the Yarl [...]



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