STEIN'S SILK ROAD LEGACY REVISITED

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Abstract

An account of the four expeditions to Chinese Central Asia made at the beginning of the twentieth century by the Hungarian scholar, Aurel Stein; his discoveries and excavations in the ancient cities of the Silk Road, including the famous cache of scrolls he found at Dunhuang. The second part of the article covers the present day activities of the International Dunhuang Project and an expedition made in 2008 to retrace Stein's footsteps and replicate his photographs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)224-242
Number of pages19
JournalAsian Affairs
Volume40
Issue number2
Early online date17 Jun 2009
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2009

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