Asian Art and History
The Ancient Spice and Silk Trade Routes Have Been Given New Life
Dru Gladney, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Anthropology, Pomona College
The ancient spice and silk trade routes have been given new life with China’s modern Silk Road initiative. This talk will discuss the rise, fall and rise again of these important trade routes, which have intermittently linked Europe with China for the last two millennia.
This presentation is part of the Asian Art and History series.
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