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Unformatted text preview: because it traveled across Asia and Europe. China was involved because they had silkworms that would process in their cocoons. The development of the sea route between Western Europe and China allowed importing or large quantities of China’s silk and raw silk. During this time, also the development of tributary system was established to regulate contact with foreign powers which states and tribes allowed gifts and receive gifts in return. After all those economical developments occurred, One of Han’s most significant development was paper. Chinese invented paper from fibers of rags, hemp, bark, and other scraps into paper. It was a better development other than papyrus because it was easier to produce....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course UGC 111 taught by Professor Bono during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.
- Fall '08