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The silk and spice routes.

by Struan Reid

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Published by New Discovery Books, Unesco Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • East and West -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Trade routes -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Asia -- Civilization -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesCultures and civilizations.
      StatementStruan Reid.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCB251 .R43 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination45 p. :
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1430461M
      ISBN 100027263150
      LC Control Number93041858
      OCLC/WorldCa29315552

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The history of humankind, its cultures and civilizations, is inextricably linked with the development of trade. Cities grew up around the markets it took place in and empires were built on the wealth it created.

Across Asia, the paths of the Silk and Spice Routes brought together The silk and spice routes. book many different peoples of these empires and : Struan Reid. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The silk and spice routes by Paul Strathern,New Discovery Books, UNESCO edition, in EnglishPages: From the Mediterranean to the China Sea, the Silk Routes stretched for over kilometres through the heart of Asia.

They crossed some of the most dangerous and spectacular terrain on Earth--the Pamir Mountains, called "the Roof of the World," the Hind Kush and the notorious Taklamakan desert, whose shifting sands have been known to swallow up great cities/5(2).

The Spice Routes, also known as Maritime Silk Roads, is the name given to the network of sea routes that link the East with the West. They stretch from the west coast of Japan, through the islands of Indonesia, around India to the lands of the Middle East - and from there, across the Mediterranean to Europe.

Episode 3: Spice Routes & Silk Roads. The next episode in the story of India takes us to the early centuries CE, the time of the Roman Empire in the west, and to "the happiest time in the history. Silk and Spice represents the exceptional flavors made possible by the Portuguese terroir and indigenous grapes, and also the exotic spices and aromas that Portuguese explorers discovered from the 'silk and spice' routes to the far east in the 's/5(31).

Get this from a library. The silk and spice routes. Exploration by sea. [Struan Reid] -- Discusses the opening of trade routes between Europe and Asia and explores the impact of the spice trade carried on over these routes.

The Silk Road was a network of trade routes connecting China and the Far East with the Middle East and Europe. Established when the Han Dynasty in China officially opened trade with the West in.

This book looks at the part that the trade ofthe Silk and Spice Routes played in spreading information on science, technology and inventions all over the world. 1 S «M A Rare andprized objects were traded across great distances from the earliest times.

This necklace found InFile Size: KB. bridging civilizations from asia to europe: the silk road making up only 5% of the total world trade and it was not going through Anatolia on its path. Silk Road was a major trade route of its time that retained its importance for 2, years.

And just the like the silk route was not exclusively about silk, the spice route is not exclusively about spice. In The Spice Route, John Keay has spent considerable time on the If you like big themes in history, this is a book you should pick up/5.

The Silk Road consists of an extensive network of trade routes that has been around for over years, connecting the West with the East. The Ancient Silk Road conjures up many romantic images: exotic Royal courts decorated in an opulent style, camel trains traversing vast deserts and merchants haggling in crowded and atmospheric bazaars.

Get this from a library. The silk and spice routes. Exploration by land. [Paul Strathern] -- Examines the opening and development of the silk route and the effects of.

The economically important Silk Road (red) and spice trade routes (blue) were blocked by the Seljuk Empire c.triggering the Crusades, and by the Ottoman Empire c. which spurred the Age of Discovery. The spice trade refers to the trade between historical civilizations in Asia, Northeast Africa and Europe.

The spice trade was the world’s biggest industry as it led to the discovery of new continents. Spices were protected as they generated immense wealth for those who controlled them.

The spice trade began in the Middle East and was run mostly by camel on overland routes. The Silk Road was an important route connecting AsiaFile Size: 1MB. Welcome to The Silk Route Spice Company. The famous Silk Road was an ancient network of trade routes central to cultural interaction and trade throughout Asia for centuries, connecting the East and West from China to the Mediterranean Sea.

Silk and Spice represents the exceptional flavors made possible by the Portuguese terroir and indigenous grapes, and also the exotic spices and aromas that Portuguese explorers discovered from the 'silk and spice' routes to the far east in the 's.

Silk and Spice is a testament to Portugal; and with its quite literal 'silky and spicy' taste /5(). About the Book. The Silk Roads continue to capture the imagination of the public, and, ina section of the land routes was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Yet there was no single "Silk Road." Instead, a complex network of trade routes spanned Afro-Eurasia’s mountains, plains, deserts, and seas. Though it may appear as a single road (in red above), the "Silk Road" was a network of centuries-old trade routes, which enabled traders to travel from Xian (Chang'an) in China, to Istanbul (Constantinople) in Turkey.

The ancient spice and incense routes were also connected to the Silk Routes by ports and sea routes. Silk, Scents, and Spice Retracing the World's Great Trade Routes: The Silk Road, The Spice Route & The Incense Trail By John Lawton Novem.

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