Published by Thames & Hudson

In this highly illustrated book, a team of internationally renowned scholars surveys the greatest of Asias empires from 800AD to the mid-20th century, from the Far East to the fringes of Europe. The Great Empires of Asia shows how those seven empires played a key role in forming todays global civilization. Illuminated by maps showing the growth of each empire and lists of key events, this book will be of interest to students, historians and everybody concerned with understanding the role of Asia in todays world.