“ The Arab world was once a global commercial hub lying at the intersection of three continents.”
The Arab world was once a global commercial hub lying at the intersection of three continents. Arab traders shipped goods between Asia, Africa, and Europe crossing vast expanses of land and sea. However, the world’s center of gravity subsequently shifted toward the West and the Arab world’s fortunes faded.
The New Silk Roads takes a fresh look at the relationships being formed along the length and breadth of the ancient trade routes today. Find the rest with our summary of The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World by Peter Frankopan