Ancient Silk Trade Routes:Selected Works from Symposium on by Qin Dashu & Yuan Jian,Dashu Qin,Jian Yuan

By Qin Dashu & Yuan Jian,Dashu Qin,Jian Yuan

As key nodes that attached historic silk routes traversing China, Japan and India, buying and selling hubs, cities and towns in Java and Sumatra and different areas in Asia have been key vacation spot issues for retailers, priests and different itinerants plying those routes.

Recent archaeological excavations in international locations bordering the South China Sea and round the Indian Ocean unveiled awesome similarities in artifacts recovered either on land and from the ocean. The similarities underlined the various aspects of nearby exchanges and cross-cultural impacts between humans and locations in those networks. a number of the findings point out a unique chinese language presence within the advertisement, social and spiritual actions of those early Asian buying and selling posts.

This publication collects papers from the symposium on historical Silk exchange Routes — go Cultural Exchanges and Their Legacies in Asia. It explores numerous threads coming up from this local trade of products and ideas, particularly, the cross-cultural dimensions of the exchanges within the parts of fabric alternate, ceramic routes, buying and selling hubs, arts and artifacts and Buddhism.

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