Silk Road

The Past and Present Influence of the Silk Road on the Economics of Europe, China, and Central Asia
The Silk Road was the most extensive of the ancient trade routes, and it joined the markets of China with those of Central Asia, the Middle East, India, and Europe. In addition to fostering the economic development of the respective regions, the Silk Road connected the great civilizations of Europe, India, and Asia for over 2,000 years and facilitated the exchange of new goods, ideas, technologies, and religions. Today, the Silk Road is being revitalized and trade is once again flowing. In this course, we will explore the economic impact and influence of the Silk Road from ancient times to the present.
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INTD 1128

All Sections in Winter 2013

Winter 2013

INTD1128A-W13 Lecture (Millier)