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When Asia was the World

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When Asia was the World: Traveling Merchants, Scholars, Warriors, and Monks who Created the "Riches of the East" - Stewart Gordon



This guide offers book, film, curriculum, and website resources for teaching and learning about trade and cultural exchange in Asia, primarily through the Silk Road, but also through the Spice Route and Indian Ocean Trade. Most books and films listed in this guide are available from the Primary Source Library. Please contact the librarian if you are interested in checking out or using sources from the library collection. Contact information for the Primary Source Library can be found in the right column of every page.

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Guide originally created by Jennifer Hanson and revised by Karen Storz.

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