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By Qin Dashu & Yuan Jian,Dashu Qin,Jian Yuan

As key nodes that hooked up old silk routes traversing China, Japan and India, buying and selling hubs, cities and towns in Java and Sumatra and different locations in Asia have been key vacation spot issues for retailers, priests and different itinerants plying those routes.

Recent archaeological excavations in nations bordering the South China Sea and round the Indian Ocean unveiled striking similarities in artifacts recovered either on land and from the ocean. The similarities underlined the various elements of local exchanges and cross-cultural affects between humans and locations in those networks. the various findings point out a different chinese language presence within the advertisement, social and non secular actions of those early Asian buying and selling posts.

This ebook collects papers from the symposium on historic Silk exchange Routes — pass Cultural Exchanges and Their Legacies in Asia. It explores numerous threads coming up from this nearby trade of products and ideas, particularly, the cross-cultural dimensions of the exchanges within the components of fabric exchange, ceramic routes, buying and selling hubs, arts and artifacts and Buddhism.

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