Connections between cultures influenced the development of Civilizations

Connections between cultures influenced the development of Civilizations

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Deepika Mukhara Period: 7 10/11/11 Connections between cultures influenced the development of Civilizations Throughout history, connections between cultures have influenced the developments of Civilizations. Within these civilizations, the main linkage was, through trade routes. Trade routes allowed a civilization to acquire goods from another part of the world. This was beneficial when civilization were not able to provide those imports for themselves. Having goods from different parts of the world led to the spread of cultures, this in turn, brought about new ideas and notions among these civilizations. For some, these trade routes even served as the financial basis for their economy. One key trade built during these classical civilizations is the Silk Roads. These Silk Road is a network of interlinking trade routes ranging from Western Europe to Eastern Asia, as well as Southern South Africa. In this trade route, China traded goods such as silk, spices, teas, and porcelain, while the Roman Empire exported gold, silver, wines, carpets, and Jewelry. The Silk
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 1011837 taught by Professor Uston during the Spring '11 term at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

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