Sen Buddhism Diplomacy Trade Asian Interactions And Comparisons By Tansen Sen 2003 03 01 -

history of central asia wikipedia - the history of central asia concerns the history of the various peoples that have inhabited central asia the lifestyle of such people has been determined primarily by the area s climate and geography the aridity of the region makes agriculture difficult and distance from the sea cut it off from much trade thus few major cities developed in the region, history of sugar wikipedia - there are records of knowledge of sugar among the ancient greeks and romans but only as an imported medicine and not as a food for example the greek physician dioscorides in the 1st century ad wrote there is a kind of coalesced honey called sakcharon i e sugar found in reeds in india and eudaimon arabia i e yemen similar in consistency to salt and brittle enough to be broken