Silk Roads—Perils of Camels and Caravans
Lecture no. 16 from the course: Foundations of Eastern Civilization
Taught by Professor Craig G. Benjamin | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Discover the many geographical challenges merchants faced as they made their way into Central Asia. Trace the route a caravan would take, west across mountains and deserts, and discover the various middlemen responsible for the transmission of goods and information between China and, eventually, Europe.