By Qin Dashu & Yuan Jian,Dashu Qin,Jian Yuan
As key nodes that hooked up historic silk routes traversing China, Japan and India, buying and selling hubs, cities and towns in Java and Sumatra and different areas in Asia have been key vacation spot issues for retailers, clergymen and different itinerants plying those routes.
Recent archaeological excavations in international locations bordering the South China Sea and round the Indian Ocean unveiled outstanding similarities in artifacts recovered either on land and from the ocean. The similarities underlined the various points of local exchanges and cross-cultural impacts between humans and areas in those networks. the various findings point out a unique chinese language presence within the advertisement, social and spiritual actions of those early Asian buying and selling posts.
This booklet collects papers from the symposium on historical Silk exchange Routes — pass Cultural Exchanges and Their Legacies in Asia. It explores numerous threads coming up from this neighborhood alternate of products and ideas, specifically, the cross-cultural dimensions of the exchanges within the components of fabric alternate, ceramic routes, buying and selling hubs, arts and artifacts and Buddhism.
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