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  • Sericulture: Raw Silk

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    Sericulture, or silk farming, is the rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk. Although there are several commercial species of silkworms, Bombyx mori is the most widely used and intensively studied. According to Confucian texts, the discovery of silk production byB. mori dates to about 2700 BC, although archaeological records point to silk cultivation as early as the Yangshao period (5000 – 3000 BCE).[1] About the first half of the 1st century AD it had reached ancient Khotan,[2] and

  • The Silk Road And The Silk Road

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    with all these countries trading with and long distances these trading routes begin to link from the Mediterranean to Central Asia and part of East Asia best becoming known as the Silk Road which in those times was used by many countries starting with the Parthians a ruling Dynasty from Iran. Furthermore while the Silk Road progress many countries begin to trade fruits medicines metals artwork products and many other things with each other. By 200 BCE many Persian products were in China and many

  • The Silk Road And The Silk Road

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    There was one road also known as a route that ran from China to India and the name of that road was the Silk Road. Along the Silk Road is where lots of networking and trades took place. The Silk Road established during the Han Dynasty of China, which linked the regions of the ancient world in commerce. Looking at the name Silk Road, we get the idea of what was mainly up for trade along the road. Silk being the main trade between China and the west, it was highly sought after by Egypt, Greece, and especially

  • The Silk Road And The Silk Road

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    proved more useful than that of the Silk Road. It was a network of trade, employing travelers to trek across the world to buy and sell goods along the eastern hemisphere. This constant web of bartering and trading led to societies becoming more intertwined and connected with one another, creating a large social and economic trades. Throughout 500 BCE - 1000 CE, the eastern hemisphere experienced a series of changes and continuities directly from the emergence of the Silk Road. The eastern hemisphere societies

  • The Influence of Silk and the Silk Road in China

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    years of history and has changed dramatically over time. Silk and the Silk Road were both responsible for much of the change, beginning when silk became well known and frequently demanded by other countries. Many routes were created, running through all parts of the world exporting silk. As the invention flourished, the routes intertwined to form a trading system that was created and expanded over time. This influential route became know as the Silk Road and soon "channeled merchants, pilgrims, immigrants

  • Silk Road

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    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

  • The Silk Road

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    The Silk Road The Han Dynasty brought much peace and prosperity to the people of China. During this Dynasty, there was a great feat of economic advancement. A massive trade route existed that went through China’s roughly 9.5 million square kilometers and passed through the Middle East then into Europe. The incredible route passed through rough terrain and deserts, including the desolate Gobi Desert. It was available to the merchants who were willing to brave the great distance from China to Europe

  • The Silk Road

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    The Silk Road united China and the Roman Empire economically, but the territories and cities in-between the two empires truly were the backbone of the Silk Road. The webbed trade routes had a strong impact that they lasted for over 1000 years. The greatness of both nations and their accomplishments economically are astonishing and have changed the history of the world through culture, war, disease, religion, and technology. Culturally the spread of languages and major religions in the world today

  • Disadvantages And Disadvantages Of The Silk Road And The Silk Road

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    flourished. However, there are advantages and disadvantages that go along with it. The Silk Roads flourished as it was major trade-routes across Eurasia where luxury goods such as silk was traded. However, the communication across the trade route resulted in diseases spreading and many deaths. “ Smallpox and measles devastated the populations of both empires, contributing to their political collapse”(323) The Silk Road connected the Roman Empire to the Han Dynasty, however with the communication of

  • What Is The LA Silks Case Study

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    The L.A. Silks case study is a frustrating example of having the right idea and going about it the wrong way. L.A. Silks imports fine silk fabrics, prints designs on them, and sells the screened silk fabrics to fashion designers around the world, including Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Italy, although the major market is still in the U.S. They are looking to expand the production aspect of their business into china as it low operating costs, sits in a free trade zone and has more relaxed rules on chemicals