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The Silk Road. Episode 1

Author: Tim Niel; BBC Scotland,
Publisher: London, England : BBC Worldwide, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Covering 5,000 miles, passing through 13 countries and crossing some of the most dramatic landscapes on the planet, this is the fascinating story of the lucrative trade route which changed the course of civilization forever. In this extraordinary series, Dr Sam Willis explores how the fortunes of the West were shaped by the East, beginning with the story of a Chinese Emperor who was so desperate to protect his lands  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
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Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Niel; BBC Scotland,
OCLC Number: 1096476105
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed March 06, 2019).
Performer(s): Presented by Dr. Sam Willis.
Description: 1 online resource (53 minutes)
Responsibility: produced & directed by Tim Niel ; BBC Scotland.

Abstract:

Covering 5,000 miles, passing through 13 countries and crossing some of the most dramatic landscapes on the planet, this is the fascinating story of the lucrative trade route which changed the course of civilization forever. In this extraordinary series, Dr Sam Willis explores how the fortunes of the West were shaped by the East, beginning with the story of a Chinese Emperor who was so desperate to protect his lands against his enemies that he reached out beyond his borders into the unknown, for one of the most important game changers in human history - horses. And in return for these legendary steeds, the Emperor was willing to trade the most precious material in his world, silk. In the first episode of his series tracing the story of the most famous trade route in history, Dr Sam Willis starts in Venice and explores how its Renaissance architecture and art has been shaped by the east and by thousands of exchanges along the Silk Road.

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