Grado en Turismo (Ingles)
History of travel and tourism
Work of the subject
Student: Marko Nikolic
- SILK ROAD -
3. Origin and History of Silk Road
4. Featured Trips
5. Exchange of Culture and Technological Novelties
6. Spreading of Religions
7. Spreading of Diseases
Silk road is a name of a network of roads that was connecting Europe with East Asia. Name ''Silk road'' was invented in recent history, in XIX century. Describing trade routes, geographer Ferdinand fon Rihthofen used word "Seidenstrassen", but never really explained its real meaning. Since then word ''Silk road'' was used as a metaphor to describe complex network of trading routes between Asia and Europe. This expression was accepted in both Asian and European countries. …show more content…
One of the most important areas of Silk Road was Indian Ocean. It was important because of very busy trade between Egypt and India, and also development of maritime trade. Silk Road was also important because it made bound between Asian cultures. Buddhists from India took their religion all the way to the China in 100 year a.c. where it was adopted very good. Many Chinese explorers, diplomats, monks and historians went to neighborhood countries to fortify relations between countries. However, around 400 year a.c. Silk Road faced problems. Due to Chinese civil war, barbarian tribes reached to Silk Roads and disabled trades. Around 450 year a.c. connection between east and west were completely broken. By that time, network of roads was far more complex. It was almost 6500 km long. It now started from Chang'an in China, following Great Chinese wall to north-west, passing by borders of Taklamakan desert, crossing Pamir mountains and went through Afghanistan until reaching Levant. From Levant, products were sent by boats in Mediterranean sea to next destinations in
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Why did the Silk Road encourage the trade?The Silk Road trade had good ideas and culture past between the eastern and the western civilizations. First of all, the goods and ideas spread throughout the Silk Road. For example, in the Document A shows from all over the countries like China, Central Asia, Africa, India, and Europe trade items on the Silk Road. This explain the way of the Silk Road connect the countries to trade with each other. When walking through the Silk Road to country to country, there is a lot of trade around the civilizations selling silk, ores, seeds, and other items.
From 300 to 1450, the trade networks between Africa and Eurasia showed consistency in the use of the same trade routes, but showed change in the amount of ideas spread throughout the trade networks. Throughout the trade networks between Africa and Eurasia, the continuities of the trade networks and the trade cities stayed the same. The use of the Mediterranean Sea trade, the Silk Road trade, and the Indian Ocean trade were continually used during the time period 300 to 1450. The trade routes were able to continue because of the consistent demand for goods such as spices and luxuries along the Silk Road, jewelry and gold in the Mediterranean Sea, and cotton and porcelain in the Indian Ocean between Africa and Eurasia.
Ever wonder why the Silk Road was so important, the Silk Road was so important to their society, and everyday life, also wonder how it could have impacted us today? Type your Claim/Thesis statement in the box: My claim is that the Silk Road was very important, this is because it helped all the different societies in many ways. Some examples are that it helped the societies is that it helped them in their everyday life because they traded things for silk. Also it helped the societies to learn more about each other.
The trade networks of the Indian Ocean and the Trans-Sahara were some of the world's most well known networks of bartering and trade. Both networks had their similarities and their differences. The networks were similar in their spread of world religions and their exchange of goods, but differed in their geography. These networks stood the test of time and still are a part of history today. Around the year 750 C.E., the trade in the Indian ocean began to flourish and have expanded use.
Because of the extension of the Mongol Empire, the Mongols were able to control the Silk Road which had been previously dangerous to travel. The reopening of the Silk Road significantly increased the amount of trade in Eurasia. People started trading items such as silk, gunpowder, and paper. Not only did the increase in trade allow people to achieve items they couldn’t before, but it also helped traders make more profit. With the prosperous amount of trade along the Silk Road, the prices of traded goods increased.
Daniel Serrato HISTORY 111 Document and Essay Question assignment 7 1. What motivated and sustained the long-distance commerce of the Silk Roads, Sea Roads, and Sand Roads? Why did the peoples of the Eastern Hemisphere develop long-distance trade more extensively than did those of the Western Hemisphere? One thing that I noticed that motivated the long-distance commerce of the Silk Roads, Sea Roads, and Sand Roads was the fact that the elites were desired luxury items from distant parts of the Eurasian network.
The Colombian Exchange and Silk Road were very similar, but at the same time they are very different. They both were a global system of exchange. The Silk Road was around from 3000 B.C. to the 15th century, and the Colombian Exchange was around from 1492 to 1789. Also, the Colombian Exchange was a land and sea trade route, but the Silk Road was land and sea. During the Colombian Exchange, they would use boats to travel.
The Silk Road was a complex network of trading routes that spanned from eastern Europe to China, that allowed many goods to travel from city to city. During the Silk Road’s main prominence from around 200 B.C.E. to 1450 C.E., many changes took place - including ones that have drastically altered societies with change in both social hierarchies and major religions. However, even with the plethora of cultural changes that took place, a few aspects of the societies of the time stayed consistent, most noticeably the desire for luxury goods by the upper class. The Silk Road resulted in many changes to the social hierarchies of the time, especially in the treatment of women and merchants. In the second-wave civilizations prior to the road’s prominence, women and merchant were viewed as much lower members of society.
The Silk Road began in the 2nd century BCE with the diplomatic missions of Zhang Qian sent by the Han Emperor. The Silk Road was largely fragmented, commodities carried by merchants of many countries on the Silk Road from present day China to present day Turkey. The interaction of these different cultures created a cultural diffusion that can be seen in the resulting names, tools, jewelry, luxuries and house wares that these different societies adopted. Silk was one of the most important items traded along the Silk Road. Once the Silk Road was open techniques of weaving the silken thread did not begin to spread because this material was similar to that used by cloth weavers.
Have you ever wondered what the places along the Silk Road did that was so important? Marakanda and Many other areas along the Silk Road had been very helpful to the travelers because of all the items that were flourished in them. Marakanda and Many other areas along the Silk Road had been very helpful to the travelers because of all the items that were flourished in them. In Document D, it says that “The soil is rich and productive and yields abundant harvests.” The soil that is kept there can grow foods that may be unavailable or unfamiliar to other countries.
People have dealt with many struggles and enduring issues throughout history. From the start of civilizations all the way through modern society, enduring issues are a part of life and the evolution of societies. Even today, you can look at modern society and find many examples of the impact of different enduring issues. All of these issues influence other civilizations, cultures, and societies in different ways. One such enduring issue is the issue of cultural diffusion.
The Silk Road and the Mediterranean Sea Trade Complex were both major trade routes during the classical time period. The Silk Road was located between the Mediterranean Sea and East Asia. The Mediterranean Sea Trade Complex was within and around the Mediterranean Sea. The Silk Roads and the Mediterranean Sea Trade Complex had both similarities and differences, but the Silk Road was much more impactful in history. The Silk Road was more expansive, had a lot more cultural diffusion, and caused many deaths .
The silk road was helpful to the people in china, central asia, Africa, and India/all the way to Rome and beyond because of the trade routes the silk road was able to have the right resources to make it successful and helpful to others who trade. Transition + Your own original Reason, Detail, or Fact For example, where the trade routes went across most of the whole entire world. For, trading horses, orange seeds, grape seeds, or anything popular or needed during their time made the trade routes easier so they wouldn’t have to travel all the way to go trade and get what they had needed. One supporting Example or Evidence from text or source document To explain, in the article “The Silk Road” it says, the silk road has been an important part of success domestication of the camel which was an animal that could carry heavy loads over
During the time period of 600 CE to 1450 CE, people on the Indian Ocean sea lanes and on the Eurasian Silk Roads traded luxury items and used their new technology to help trade prosper. Although they were both trade routes, the Indian Ocean sea lanes traded overseas and the Eurasian Silk Roads were land routes. Indian Ocean sea lanes connect Southeast Asia, India, Arabia, and East Africa. The Eurasian Silk Roads connected East and West China to the Mediterranean. Trade was greatly increasing in these two trade routes around this time.
The building of roads, canals and railroads played a large role in the United States during the 1800s. They served the purpose of connecting towns and settlements so that goods could be transported quickly and more efficiently. These goods could be transported fast, cheap and in safe way through the Erie Canal that was built to connect the Great Lakes to New York. Railroads were important during Civil War as well, because it helped in the transportation of goods, supplies and weapons when necessary. These new forms of transportation shaped the United States into the place that it is today.