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From Silk To Oil: Cross-Cultural Connections Along the Silk Roads

The Silk Road, a series of interconnected trade routes linking the Far East with the Mediterranean, enabled cultural exchanges significant to the advancement of the greatest civilizations throughout Asia and Europe, and helped lead to the development of our modern world. Consequently, the cultural exchanges conducted along the Silk Road have had effects far greater than the over 5,000 miles that the routes cover. From Silk to Oil, a curriculum guide for educators, serves as a tool to facilitate ...