The Silk Roads: A Brief History with Documents

Xinru Liu


The Silk Roads: A Brief History with Documents

The Silk Roads: A Brief History with Documents

  • Title: The Silk Roads: A Brief History with Documents
  • Author: Xinru Liu
  • ISBN: 9780312475512
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Paperback

Silk Road The Silk Road was an ancient network of trade routes that connected the East and West.It was central to cultural interaction between the regions for many centuries The Silk Road refers to both the terrestrial and the maritime routes connecting East Asia and Southeast Asia with East Africa, West Asia and Southern Europe. The Silk Road derives its name from the lucrative trade in silk carried The Silk Roads A New History of the World Far than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we are headed next. Silk Road China Route, History, Map, Photos, Tour Tips The Silk Road is a historically important international trade route between China and the Mediterranean Because China silk comprised a large proportion of the trade along this ancient road, in , it was named the Silk Road by Ferdinand von Richthofen, an eminent German geographer It is now Marco Polo in reverse how Italy fits in the New Silk Roads Italian engineers and Chinese traders are looking to transform Venice into a key hub with an offshore onshore port system, known as Voops, to rival northern European ports such as Rotterdam Silk Road Facts, History, Map Britannica Silk Road, also called Silk Route, ancient trade route, linking China with the West, that carried goods and ideas between the two great civilizations of Rome and China Silk went westward, and wools, gold, and silver went east China also received Nestorian Christianity and Buddhism from India via the Silk Road. Silk Road marketplace Silk Road was an online black market and the first modern darknet market, best known as a platform for selling illegal drugs As part of the dark web, it was operated as a Tor hidden service, such that online users were able to browse it anonymously and securely without potential traffic monitoring.The website was launched in February development had begun six months prior. Why Europe is Afraid of the New Silk Roads The internal report does mention how China, via the New Silk Roads, or Belt and Road Initiative BRI , is pursuing domestic political goals like the reduction of surplus capacity, the creation of new export markets and safeguarding access to raw materials. Nomads were setting food trends along the Silk Roads The Silk Roads stretched from Asia to Europe From the nd century BC until the th century AD, people along this trade route exchanged goods like wool, gold, silver, and silk of course but Aryan Trade and Zoroastrianism Silk Roads Aryan trade is intimately tied to Aryan history, migration and the grouping of the sixteen Avestan Vendidad nations.Understanding the nature of the trade also helps us to develop a better understanding of Aryan Homeland, Airyana Vaeja s possible location Trading required the development of a very special infrastructure, such as roads, bridges, and inns it required manufacturing and craft China s New Silk Roads Reach Latin America China s New Silk Roads Reach Latin America Beijing is turbo charging its infrastructure connectivity across the region and the Caribbean



For than 1500 years, across than 4000 miles, the Silk Roads connected East and West These overland trails and sea lanes carried not only silks, but also cotton textiles, dyes, horses, incense, spices, gems, glass, and ceramics along with religious ideas, governing customs, and technology For this book, Xinru Liu has assembled primary sources from ancient China,For than 1500 years, across than 4000 miles, the Silk Roads connected East and West These overland trails and sea lanes carried not only silks, but also cotton textiles, dyes, horses, incense, spices, gems, glass, and ceramics along with religious ideas, governing customs, and technology For this book, Xinru Liu has assembled primary sources from ancient China, India, Central Asia, Rome and the Mediterranean, and the Islamic world, many of them difficult to access and some translated into English for the first time Court histories, geographies and philosophical treatises, letters, travelers accounts, inventories, inscriptions, laws, religious texts, and , introduce students to the complexities of cultural exchange Liu s thoughtful introduction considers the many ways the peoples along the Silk Roads interacted and helps students understand the implications for economies and societies, as well as political and religious institutions, over space and time Maps, document headnotes and annotations, a chronology, questions for consideration, and a selected bibliography offer additional pedagogical support.


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