"Continuity And Change On The Silk Road" Essays and Research Papers

  • Continuity And Change On The Silk Road

    The Silk Road began in eastern Asia around 200 B.C.E. From there, it expanded and flourished over the next few centuries until it became outdated and fell to trade by sea. Stretching from China to parts of Western Europe, it was the most important trade route of its time. The economic system, goods traded, technology, religions prominent, and people in power varied over time. However the importance of silk along with other spices, the spread of ideas as well as disease, and the continuous diffusion...

    Byzantine Empire, China, Empire 1157  Words | 3  Pages

  • Silk Road

    The Silk Road was a trade network the connected the East to the West on the Eurasian continent. This trade included both overland and maritime routes. The central Asian kingdoms and peoples became the nexus point for much of this trade which lasted from the 3rd century B.C.E. to the 15th century C.E. Many products and other cultural expressions moved along the Silk Road and diffused among various kingdoms along it. In breaking down and separating the patterns of interaction that occurred along the...

    Asia, Central Asia, China 1677  Words | 4  Pages

  • Changes & Continuities of Silk Road

    The Silk Road which started in 200 BCE and ended it in 1450 CE has its own changes and continuities. Trade flourished between the Asian and Europe at the time and as time went on its sole purpose of trading expanded to many other purposes and affect not only the area it contacted. Although there were many continuities during the time but it has more significant changes that occurred and also impact the world. One significant changes of the Silk Road is when it was first started it mainly started...

    Asia, Central Asia, China 637  Words | 2  Pages

  • CONTINUITY AND CHANGE silk road

    CONTINUITY AND CHANGE Introduction This is an on-going project to compile an annotated list of all the important travelers on the Silk Road. The travels are arranged in chronological order. Each entry will include a brief description, highlighting where possible issues such as where the person went, and why the journey and its record are important. Our initial selection concentrates on accounts of travels prior to the eighteenth century. Do not be alarmed that some obvious names have not yet appeared...

    Afghanistan, Bibliography, Ibn Battuta 666  Words | 2  Pages

  • Silk Road

    For centuries the Silk Road has served as a connector between empires, countries, and cities all over the world. The outposts and cities along the Silk Road became the melting pot of race, culture, and religion. Transculturations between countries were becoming more frequent throughout the world, while Normal citizens, travelers, explorers, and scholars of the Silk Road experienced it first hand. Scholars such as Pratt and Clifford theorized transculturation through documents of modern European...

    Central Asia, Colonialism, Culture 1652  Words | 5  Pages

  • Silk Roads

    Many students unfamiliar with World History come to think of the Silk Roads as one road or literally a road made of silk. But it is not. The Silk Road can be thought of as a network of routes connecting the Eastern Mediterranean to Central Asia and Central Asia to China. These complex interconnecting routes included both land and sea routes. In fact, many goods reached Rome via the Mediterranean Sea. Along these routes, merchants would carry goods for trade. The goods being traded would often...

    Afghanistan, Central Asia, China 1179  Words | 3  Pages

  • AP Silk Road

    Dean Yeostros Silk Road Essay 10-12-12 Period 6 During the time between 300 C.E. and 1450 C.E. the trade routes between the Eurasian landmass and Africa were primarily along the Silk Road which ran from Eastern China to the Middle East. The sea based trade was also very large between India and Africa. These trade routes were affected by factors such as religion, the extensive trade of precious items and the rise and fall of several empires. But through it all, there...

    Africa, Asia, Central Asia 1639  Words | 5  Pages

  • Silk Road CCOT

    December 4, 2014 CCOT: The Silk Road The Silk Road was established during the 2nd century BCE, while not the first network of trade routes, it was one of the most impactful, carrying goods, ideas, disease and conflict throughout Africa and Eurasia. The impact of the interactions impacted millions notably spreading both Buddhism and the Black Death. The Silk Road was marked by the continued spread of ideas and goods. Throughout the lifespan of the Silk Road, changes were seen as control over the...

    Byzantine Empire, Central Asia, Chang'an 800  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Silk Road

    March 7, 2013 Humanities The Silk Road Rome_____________Central Asia______________Han China | India The Nomads The Silk Road crossed nomadic territory Extreme Agriculture: humans + omega animals Sparce population in a large area Calorie Exchange: 90,000 calories * Plants- 100,000 calories * Animals- 10,000 calories Horse= mobility No borders (territorial imperative )= pastures War; Secure pastures Archery Who are they? Scythians Altaic people * Turks * Mongols ...

    Central Asia, China, Family 333  Words | 3  Pages

  • Silk Road

     Silk-road was at one time the top Cyber-black market in the game. An educated college graduate, Ross Ulbricht is accused of creating Silk Road. The website sold everything from illegal drugs, guns, porn, driver’s licenses and other illegal services. It was estimated that the website generated amounts of 1.2 million in sales. An FBI agent was quoted saying “ Silk Road was the most sophisticated and extensive criminal marketplace on the internet today”. The website used...

    Federal Bureau of Investigation, Heroin, Illegal drug trade 2096  Words | 5  Pages

  • Silk Road

    Silk Road The Silk Road was many things: a connection for the East and West, a valuable empire building resource, focus of cultures colliding, and a strategic trade route. The most important of these is the connection between the East and West. Without this trade route cultures would have developed completely different, and the already distant lands would be in seemingly different universes. Geography The Silk Road is not just one road, but an interconnected series of trade routes stretching...

    Asia, Central Asia, China 881  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Silk Roads

    Chinese silks broadened the knowledge of people, brought peace among foes and established trade in Eurasia. These silks were traded along the silk roads. The silk road originates from ancient Chinese people and the nomads that surrounded them. There were three major groups that first really started the silk roads. The Han Dynasty of China, the Yuezhi and the Xiongnu. The Yuezhi and the Xiongnu were nomadic groups and the Chinese were a civilized population. The Xiongnu were north of the Chinese...

    Central Asia, China, Han Chinese 861  Words | 3  Pages

  • Silk Road

    ross Cultural Exchanges and the Silk Road Edit 0 0 130… Cross Cultural Exchanges and the Silk Road Notes (pg. 287-310) In the year 139 B.C.E., the Chinese emperor Han Wudi sent an envoy named Zhang Qian on a mission to lands west of china. The emperor's purpose was to find allies who could help combat the nomadic Xiongnu, who menaced the northern and western borders of the Han empire. From captives he had learned that other nomadic peoples in far wester lands bore grudges against the Xiongnu...

    Ancient Rome, China, Europe 2446  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Silk Road

    Question: To what extend would you agree with this description of the Silk Road (Internet of Antiquity) and his (Yo-Yo Ma) comparison of it to the Internet of our world today? A comparison of the Silk Road and the Modern Internet surprisingly reveals that these two systems share their own similarities and differences. From analyzing both systems, it came up that the modern internet could be a repeat of what happened in the Silk Road, although in a more advances and modernized way! Now, although these...

    Computer network, Internet, Internet Protocol 873  Words | 3  Pages

  • silk road

    The Silk Road has been known for many purposes and ambitions including trades, diplomacy, scholarships, discoveries, religion missionaries, etc. K is a scholar in the from the Middle East who emerges in the 800s to explore the Silk Road to learn and record of the versatile of lives, cultures and religions during the T’ang Dynasty of Central China. K begins the journey in the autumn of 821. K reaches the prosperous city of Chang’an of Central China. It has been a long time since he has seen...

    Buddhism, China, Han Dynasty 1392  Words | 4  Pages

  • Continuity and Change-over-Time: Silk Road Trade 200 B.C.E.-1450 C.E.

    The Silk Road is a trading route on the continent of Eurasia that stretches from the vast coast of China all the way to Eastern Europe. The trade route was at its greatest use from 200 B.C.E. to 1450 C.E. The society that began the Silk Road was the Han Dynasty in China in approximately 200 B.C.E. The Han Dynasty facilitated trade in the east, while the Roman Empire facilitated trade in the west and in Europe. The two empires traded many goods, as well as cultural aspects of each society’s way of...

    Byzantine Empire, Central Asia, Europe 847  Words | 3  Pages

  • Chinese Silk And The Silk Road

     Chinese Silk and the Silk Road It is well known that silk is discovered in China as one of the best materials for clothing - it has a look and feeling of richness that no other materials can match. However, very few people know when or where or how it is discovered. Actually, it could date back to the 30th Century BC when Huang Di (Yellow Emperor) came into power. There are many legends about the discovery of silk; some of them are both romantic and mysterious. Legend has it that once there lived...

    Bombyx mori, Central Asia, China 811  Words | 4  Pages

  • Exchanges on the Silk Road

    Exchanges on the Silk Roads After the fall of the Mauryas, the Kushan kingdom became the main political force in northern India. They were located across the main trade routes, and the Kushans prospered on the trade that was happening in that area. That area of trade and exchange was known as the Silk Road. The Silk Road was a trade route located between the Roman Empire and China, which also had a section that passed through the mountains northwest of India. From that area, goods where shipped...

    Black Death, Central Asia, China 724  Words | 3  Pages

  • Life Along the Silk Road

    Susan Whitfield writes Life along the Silk Road based on character stories occurring between the eight and tenth century, all living at different times. She writes this history for several reasons. First, she writes it to change the negative perception of the history of Central Asia that we know through the annals of its neighbors. By explaining the history of the region through the eyes of its own occupants, it rids the history of any distorted views from neighboring civilizations. She uses the...

    Central Asia, China, Desert 1315  Words | 4  Pages

  • Life Along the Silk Road

    Life Along The Silk Road During the outward-looking rule of China's Tang dynasty (seventh-ninth century C. E. ), sophisticated people in northeastern Iran developed such a taste for expensive, imported Chinese pottery that they began to imitate it in great quantity for sale to people who could not afford the real thing. And in northern China there was a vogue for beautiful pottery figurines of camels laden with caravan goods or ridden by obviously non-Chinese merchants, musicians, or entertainers...

    Bactrian Camel, Camelid, Central Asia 1419  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Silk Road: Past and Present

    The Silk Road: Past and Present Starting from the 2nd century BC, to the end of the 14th century AD, a great trade route stretched from Chang'An in the East and ended at the Mediterranean at Antioch in the West, linking China and the Roman Empire. Ferdinand von Richthofen – a well-known German geographer, named it the Silk Road in 1877. The Silk Road has been one of the most important trade routes since the connection between Europe and Asia was established; however, what are the differences...

    China, Han Dynasty, Silk 1458  Words | 4  Pages

  • Changes & Continuities in Sub Saharan Africa

    own centralized political structures, embodied in a monarch and his accompanying bureaucracy. They were “cities without citadels,” complex urban centers that operated without the coercive authority of a state. Key Changes and/or Continuities in theme from previous period The Bantu speaking peoples began to create distinct societies. They organized themselves without any formal political specialists at all. They made decisions, resolved conflicts, and maintained order...

    Africa, East Africa, Mali 1232  Words | 6  Pages

  • Silk Road

    From 200 B.C.E. to 1450 C.E., there were many continuities and changes in patterns of interactions along the Silk Roads. A change that occurred was that the people adapted to overseas trade. This was due to the innovations of boats over time. Another change was the goods that were trade. This was due to the demand on materials in areas that they aren't found. A continuity was that the Silk Road remained as an important trade route. One change that occurred was that the people adapted to overseas...

    China, Han Dynasty, Roman commerce 411  Words | 2  Pages

  • Silk Road 1

    Silk Road was a merchants’ heaven and a consumers’ dream. A place wherecultural diffusion was a natural occurrence and different rich cultures could both spread and blend with freedom and prosperity. This global marketplace was took hundreds of years tostart and played a major factor our cultural past. Due to the combination of people, products,ideas, and modes of transit, the first global marketplace was able to widely spread differentcultural ideas, beliefs, and lifestyles across Europe and Asia...

    Anthropology, Civilization, Culture 919  Words | 3  Pages

  • Silk Road

    C.E. the Silk Road's interaction patterns changed with the Black Plague and the religious exchange between China and the West. However, the continuity was maintained with its main purpose of trading goods passed along its routes. Flea bites from rats would infect the Black Plague along merchants and consumers throughout Eurasia which caused a decline in the economy. During the Middle Ages ships would stop at various points such as Turkey, Lebanon, and Iraq that are along the Silk Road. People infected...

    Black Death, Central Asia, China 599  Words | 2  Pages

  • Buddhism and Silk Road

    life and discovered Buddhism and since then Buddhism has been popular throughout many civilizations and is one of the most ancient religions in the world, where people follow Buddha and Buddhism which gained popularity because of aspects like the silk road and the teachings of Buddha. Buddhism prevailed as a religion indigenous to the Indian subcontinent and comprises of varieties of traditions, beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Gautama Buddha over centuries now. There are many reasons...

    Ashoka the Great, Buddhism, China 1185  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mongol Empire and Silk Road

    Silk Road DBQ Assessment The Silk Road is a touchstone for world history. It was a rich trans-regional vehicle for the transmission of art, religion, science and disease that also affords a glimpse into the politics and economic systems of the pre-modern world.     . The Silk Road in World History (Suggested writing time – 40 minutes) You should spend at least 10 minutes reading, analyzing, and grouping the sources. Directions: The following question is based on the accompanying Sources 1 -...

    Genghis Khan, Han Dynasty, Marco Polo 903  Words | 3  Pages

  • Change and Continuity

    global scale has changed through our history dramatically with transportation. Concepts that distinguish 1750 – 1900 from previous eras in world history included: industrialization, imperialism, and nationalism Basically, industrialization helped change the production of goods around the world and created new patterns of global trade and production. Transportation and communication were new expanded methods that supported global capitalism. The Industrial Revolution gave huge economic and political...

    Africa, Atlantic slave trade, British Empire 738  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ottoman Empire and Continuities

    Change over Time 2002-2011 Analyze the changes and continuities in labor systems between 1750-1914 in ONE of the following areas. In your analysis, be sure to discuss the cause of the changes and the reasons for the continuities Latin America and the Caribbean Russia Sub Saharan Analyze the social and economic transformations that occurred in the Atlantic world as a result of new contacts among Western Europe, Africa, and the Americans from 1492 to 1750. Analyze the cultural and political...

    Asia, Central Asia, Islam 493  Words | 3  Pages

  • Continuity and Change: Spread of Islam in the Post Classical Period

    Tamara Sevilla AP World History Essay Continuity and change: The Post Classical Period spread of Islam The Sassanid Empire served as the revival of the Persian Empire from 244-651 C.E., Persian traditions had endured during this time period and kinships as well as Zoroastrian religion were part of their everyday life. Bedouin or nomadic societies inhabited the Arabian Peninsula as well, with a culture based on goat and camel herding. However, life styles and interactions changed with the introduction...

    Arabic language, Hinduism, Iran 1401  Words | 4  Pages

  • Silk Road essay

     The Silk Roads is a trade network that was founded around 200BCE, it became one of the largest, and richest trade networks in the pre-Columbian era. It’s questionable if any other trade network would’ve ever appeared if they silk roads would’ve never emerged. Eventually trade routes like the Indian Ocean Trade Network were able to beat the silk roads in size, and speed, we saw the silk roads as unbreakable. The most important continuities in the silk roads was the continuous trade with the nomads...

    Buddhism, Central Asia, China 662  Words | 3  Pages

  • Continuity and Change over Time Essay: Rome from 100 CE to 600 CE & Continuity and Change over Time Essay: India from 300 CE to 600 CE

    Continuity and Change over Time Essay: India from 300 CE to 600 CE Things that stayed the same in India from 300 CE to 600 CE were the Gupta rule, the caste system, Hinduism, scientific advances, and trade. Things that changed during this period were the fall in popularity of Buddhism, the decline in Silk Road trade, and the fall of the Gupta. Things that stayed the same in India from 300 CE to 600 CE were the Gupta rule, the social structure, the most popular religion, and the wealth generated...

    Ancient Rome, Byzantine Empire, Decline of the Roman Empire 1014  Words | 3  Pages

  • Changes and Continuities in Commerce in Indian Ocean Region

    |regions during the period from 1750 to 1914. | | |part of global economic changes in the nineteenth and into the |1000 CE and 1750 CE. Be sure to discuss continuities as | | | |twentieth centuries. What additional kind of document(s) would help |well as changes. |East Asia | ...

    Africa, Following, Middle East 995  Words | 7  Pages

  • Turkish Music of the Silk Road

    The music of Turkey, dating back to the Silk Road Era, contains dissonantly dramatic chords unlike what many Westerners are accustomed to (Sheehan 86). Although the musical foundation of Turkey was created by the blending of customs from outside influences, stylistic choices vary throughout the country because individual provinces developed without a sense of national unity (“Turkish”). Turkish music theory practices have been influenced by the history of the Ottoman Empire, the Islamic faith, and...

    Cyprus, Folk music, Islam 1370  Words | 4  Pages

  • Indian Ocean and Silk Road Trade

    While the Indian Ocean and Silk Road were different as trade networks with respect to the spread of Religion and the process of travel, they were similar in terms of the spread of disease through trade. The Indian Ocean and Silk Road as trade networks were different in terms of the spread of Religion. Along the Indian Ocean trade network, Islam was spread. This happened through Indian merchants who brought Brahmin priests, Arab merchants who brought Muslim scholars and Christian merchants who...

    Black Death, Buddhism, Four Noble Truths 857  Words | 3  Pages

  • Buddhism Artwork Along Silk Road

    things amongst countries. One of the most outstanding trade routes in the past was the Silk Road found in China. It was a route used by many people to travel and transport goods such as silk, paper, livestock, jewels, and much more, from East to West China. It consisted of land and sea routes, which made transportation and traveling convenient for man in that time period. There were many items traded along the Silk Road that had a profound impact on the development of the cultures, religions and other...

    Bodhisattva, Buddhism, China 1942  Words | 6  Pages

  • Silk Road Paper

     The Silk Road which started in 200 BCE and ended it in 1450 CE has its own changes and continuities. Trade flourished between the Asian and Europe at the time and as time went on its sole purpose of trading expanded to many other purposes and affect not only the area it contacted. Although there were many continuities during the time but it has more significant changes that occurred and also impact the world.      One significant changes of the Silk Road is that it became a new way to spread...

    Afghanistan, Central Asia, China 500  Words | 2  Pages

  • Change over Time: Silk Road

    Change over time: Silk Road (200B.C.E-1450C.E) During the time between 200 B.C.E and 1450 C.E, many profound transformations were made to the Silk Road, but it still held on to its original purpose. Although the similarities may outweigh the changes, the Silk Road diffused disease along with culture, adapted to overseas trade, helped to forge a connection between Asian and European markets and triggered periods of Enlightenment in Europe. The Silk Road started, mainly, as a way for trade to flourish...

    Asia, Black Death, Bubonic plague 484  Words | 2  Pages

  • AP WORLD SILK ROAD

    //. Change and Continuity Over Time Essay ] b T0 opic: ________Analyze continuities and changes in patterns of interactions along the Silk Roads from 200 BCE to 1450 CE.________________ Beginning Middle End The Silk Roads were first established as a route from Western Rome to China’s Han Dynasty around 200 BCE. The Chinese traded rice, tea, spices, pottery, and silk. There was a very high demand for silk, and it was considered a luxury. China...

    China, Han Dynasty, Inner Mongolia 519  Words | 2  Pages

  • Analyze the Changes and Continuities in Patterns of Interactions Along the Silk Road from 200 B.C.E to 1450 C.E.

    Analyze the changes and continuities in patterns of interactions along the Silk Road from 200 B.C.E to 1450 C.E. Time has the ability to change many things, but many also stay the same. This holds true for the interactions along the Silk Road from 200 B.C.E to 1450 C.E. Although the similarities may outweigh the changes, the silk road diffused disease along with culture, adapted to overseas trade, helped to forge a connection between Asian and European markets and triggered periods of Enlightenment...

    Asia, Black Death, Central Asia 452  Words | 2  Pages

  • Change and Continuity in the Guilded Age

    Change and Continuity in the Gilded Age Emergence of Modern America "Every day things change, but basically they stay the same."-Dave Matthews Change and continuity are two major principles of life. They can easily be applied to history because their application accurately portrays the circumstances, and characterizes the era of interest. Merriam-Webster defines continuity as an uninterrupted connection, succession, or union, or an uninterrupted duration or continuation especially without...

    Gilded Age, History of the United States, Marxism 1216  Words | 4  Pages

  • Silk Road Ccot

    Although the patterns of interactions along the Silk Roads from 200 B.C.E. to 1450 C.E. changed in the way items were traded and the amount of items traded, its continuities stayed relatively the same as it relates to the trade of goods to and from Asia and Europe, all of which led to a global connection of trade goods and active worldwide commerce. In the beginning of this period, around 200 BCE the Silk Road was just developing and China was in control as the route opened up to the west. Technologies...

    Central Asia, China, Civilization 615  Words | 2  Pages

  • Continuity and Change in Japanese Society

    CONTINUITY AND CHANGE IN JAPANESE SOCIETY One specific aspect of change in traditional Japanese society came about through an increased acceptance and regard towards the right of girls to be educated. In the past, traditional Japanese culture saw this as a threat, believing that it was a purely western thought which would jeopardise the traditional culture of that society. This movement not only increased educational opportunities, but was also a means by which gender inequality was reduced in Japanese...

    Culture of Japan, Education, Equal Opportunity Employment 1023  Words | 3  Pages

  • Silk Road

    world were the Silk Road and the Indian Ocean Trade Network where each route had it’s positive as well as negative characteristics. The Silk Road Trade was a long network of interlinking trade routes that traveled from China to Western countries specifically European nations. This trading route provided tremendous economic benefits for China as silk was one of the main products that was traded over the road hence the name of the trade route. Although silk was a major trade, the Silk Road also filtered...

    Africa, Arabian Sea, Asia 592  Words | 2  Pages

  • Xuan Zang: The Silk Road Journey

    Xiao Jie Yang History 9:30 The Silk Road Journey The Silk Road is one of the oldest and longest trade routes known in the ancient world. Xuan Zang is the only person in history known to have made the whole journey from the Tang capital of Chang’an all the way to India and then back. However, his sixteen years, ten thousand mile journey is a huge sacrifice that brought culture, religion, ideas, and various commodities together and connected China to the rest of the kingdoms to the west...

    Buddhism, Central Asia, China 930  Words | 3  Pages

  • CCOT silk road

    The Silk Road: CCOT Essay The Silk Road was an immense network of commerce that established relations between China and the west. Long distance trade enabled large imperial states to obtain luxury goods through overland trade routes, which eventually led not only to the spread of products but disease and religion as well. Between 200 and 1450 BCE, there were numerous changes along the silk routes that affected the rise and fall of many empires, including the spread of religion, products, and disease...

    Central Asia, China, Iran 427  Words | 2  Pages

  • Changes and Continuity in Western Europe

    During the period of 1492 to 1750, Europe experienced drastic changes during their Age of Discovery. As a result of contact and colonization, Western Europe’s economy, political, social, and military systems changed, but also maintained certain aspects that enabled them to build strong civilizations. Such changes include increased (international) trade routes, more centralized governments such as monarchies, decreased unifying influence of the Catholic Church, and increased interest in military conquest...

    18th century, Agriculture, Economic system 770  Words | 3  Pages

  • Continuity and Change in Mesoamerican Religion

    built to honor the gods and assure their place in the afterlife. However, the major dissimilarity occurred in the process and scale of sacrifice, as well as the way of obtaining victims which greatly differed among the two cultures. The continuities and changes of both regions may be attributed to their relative geographic isolationism, with few outside forces affecting the religion of people in Mesoamerica. The Mayans and the Aztecs continually watched the stars as a way of predicting the future...

    Aztec, Human sacrifice, Maya civilization 1070  Words | 3  Pages

  • Change and Continuity in the Mediterranean Region

    The Mediterranean region encompasses the Mediterranean Ocean and the surrounding land outside of it. Medieval Europe is a time period, sometimes referred to as the ‘dark ages’, where because of various reasons, many cultural changes occurred. From the decline of the West Roman Empire and its empirical structures (circa 647 C.E.) and the creation of the political system, feudalism, new societies emerged with new cultural elements such as an almost complete loss of education and literacy, while...

    Europe, Franks, Middle Ages 1002  Words | 3  Pages

  • Change and Continuity in China

    1400s, the country hardly changed politically either. A monarchy completely dominated China’s government during these years. Under the Tang dynasty, the rulers constantly changed and new policies were thought of, but the overall government did not change. The Tang Code, the criminal or penal code, was established in 624. It synthesised Legalist and Confucian of law, and it has constantly been considered one of the greatest achievemnts of traditional Chinese law. This code became the basis of later...

    China, Chinese literature, Ming Dynasty 1076  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analyze the changes and continuities in trading networks between Africa and Eurasia

    technologies and political change. The silk roads started during the Han dynasty in China in about 200 CE. The trade routes started at the Han capital Chang’an and then went around the dangerous Taklamakan desert. The trade routes stopped at various oasis towns, and one major city that was bustling with international trade was Kashgar in India. From Kashgar, the silk roads either went to India, Africa, or western Europe. Since other countries did not know how to manufacture silk, emperor Wu was very supportive...

    Africa, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean 1760  Words | 5  Pages

  • Western Europe's Changes and Continuities

    could trade. These areas of trade developed into urban centers where people flocked to because of the great amounts of wealth produced. Overall the increase of trade contributed to the development of cities. Geography also played a key role in the change from feudalism to cities. Rivers were very important since regions along side of them had an easier time exporting and importing goods. Venice was one of the regions that turned into prosperous cities because of their close proximity to the water...

    Catholic Church, Feudalism, Franks 1009  Words | 3  Pages

  • Changes and continuities of Roman empire

    Between 500 BCE and 500 CE, the Roman civilization experienced changes both politically and culturally. Firstly, Rome’s government transitioned from a Republic to an Empire. Later, that empire was split into two parts; east and west. In terms of changes in culture, it was impacted by the shift in religion, as the Romans shifted from polytheism to monotheism. Despite all the changes, Rome still remained culturally diverse. The Romans overthrew the Etruscans in 509 B.C.E. The Etruscans...

    Ancient Rome, Augustus, Christianity 1420  Words | 4  Pages

  • Silk

    Silk Silk is a fabric that is used throughout the entire the world. It is a very elegant fabric that many people prize to have. The silk fabric can trace its origins back 4000 years in China. It has a very interesting myth related to it but for all that can be said it may also be the truth. Silk is farmed and manufactured in a method known as sericulture and it is an extensive process but it is almost the same wherever silk is farmed. There are two major types of silk which are pure silk and wild...

    Assam silk, Bombyx mori, Fibers 1565  Words | 6  Pages

  • Change and Continuity in Contemporary Business

     Assignment Question “The ability to managing change is an important factor for today’s business organization to remain competitive and relevant” Critically analyze and discuss the above statement and in particular discussed the type of changes that an organization is subjected to and the effect of these changes to the organization. In addition, your discussion should include strategies in managing these changes Assessment Requirements Individual Type-Written Report Maximum word...

    APA style, Bibliography, Citation 921  Words | 4  Pages

  • Trade Networks Change Over Time Essay

    major arteries for the exchange of goods and ideas over long distances. The trade networks of these regions consistently enabled the spread of religious ideas far beyond their original homelands. Networks like the Trans-Saharan, Indian Ocean, and Silk Road systems always brought wealth to foreign products that enabled local producers to specialize in items best suited to their regions. Yet, the risk of long distance trade decreased over this period as societies expanded and technology increased. Furthermore...

    Africa, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean 928  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cot Essay Silk Road

    Between the years of 200 BCE and 1450 CE, the Silk Road went through a number of changes. With the rise and success of the ancient empires the trade route thrived and was the main trade route connecting the Mediterranean to China. As the empires collapsed so did the use of the Silk Road as it became unprotected and unsafe for use. With the Mongol empire in 1200 CE the Silk Road had a temporary revival, but when the Mongolian Empire collapsed the use of Silk Road did as a permanent switch to the Indian...

    Black Death, Central Asia, China 477  Words | 2  Pages

  • Silk Road Patterns of Interactions

    Essay Jack Walker The Silk Road from the period of 200bce to 1450ce had many patterns of interaction that change and stayed the same over time. The patterns of interaction that changed over 200bce to 1450ce were the safety of the roads due to expansion of government with protective borders. Items that were traded along the Silk Road changed during the years 200bce to 1450ce. Lastly religion exchange on the Silk Road changed during the years of 200bce to 140ce. The patterns...

    Central Asia, Islam, Mongol Empire 737  Words | 2  Pages

  • Silk Road CCOT

    Spreading from China to Rome, the Silk Road was established during the Han Dynasty, 206 B.C.E to 220 C.E., due to the stability of this period and the increase in trade it brought. While fulfilling its initial function, throughout the period, 200 B.C.E to 1450 C.E., multiple modifications did transpire. Trade of merchandise stayed constant, trade became more customary, while the focus of materials shifted over time. Geographically the Silk Road was altered overtime as political boundaries...

    Central Asia, China, Civilization 542  Words | 2  Pages

  • Changes and Continuites in the Islamic Empires Between 632 and 1258

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