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World Trade Networks: The Silk Road & Africa. The Silk Road. Linked China & the Mediterranean World 150-907 & 13 th -17 th Century Started by Chinese demand for Western Imports Horses, Alfalfa, Metals, Precious Stones Chinese Exports Peaches, Apricots, Spices, Silk, Pottery,

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the silk road
The Silk Road
  • Linked China & the Mediterranean World 150-907 & 13th-17th Century
  • Started by Chinese demand for Western Imports
    • Horses, Alfalfa, Metals, Precious Stones
  • Chinese Exports
    • Peaches, Apricots, Spices, Silk, Pottery,
  • Helped Spread Religion & Technology
    • Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Buddhism, and Islam
    • Military tech = the stirrup
the sasanid empire 224 600
The Sasanid Empire 224-600
  • Conflict & Peace with the Byzantines
    • Peace time = Trade Flourished
    • War = Religious motivated (Christianity v. Zoroastrianism)
    • Camel Saddle = Control of caravan trade
  • Sasanid Culture
    • Silk Road Trade w/India & China
    • Zoroastrianism official religion (intolerant)
    • Religion = Citizenship, language, & ethnicity
indian ocean maritime system
Indian Ocean Maritime System
  • Isolated from inland populations
    • West = No access to large inland populations = lack of customers
    • East = Larger pop. But not oriented towards the sea
  • Traders & Sailors married local women
    • Women = Mediators between cultures
saharan africa
Saharan Africa
  • Early Saharan Cultures
    • Hunting / Cattle Breeders / Horse Herders
    • Camels introduction = trade, travel, and contact between the people of the Northern & Southern Sahara
  • Trade Across the Sahara
    • Southern Sahara = access to desert salt deposits
    • Northern Sahara = exported agricultural products / wild animals
    • Berbers & Nomadic Trade = Copper/Goods for gold
sub saharan africa
Sub Saharan Africa
  • Development of Cultural Unity
    • No “great” tradition instead “small”
    • Highly diverse (2000 languages) due to different food productions, ecology, lack of communication = No dominant power
  • African Cultural Common Characteristics
    • Kingship
    • Hoe/Digging Stick
    • Music / Dancing / Rituals
  • Spread of Ideas
    • Religious tradition
    • Iron Tools
    • Farming methods
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