Maps and information about trade on the silk road
Last Updated: Dec 11, 2014
- The Silk Road
Includes maps of trade routes, belief systems, languages, climates, political borders, and the routes of well-known travelers. Also a timeline, music, and sights along the Silk Road.
- The Silk Road Project: Maps
Includes maps of trade routes, belief systems, languages, climates and political borders.
Search in these databases to find articles from encyclopedias, newspapers, and magazines.
Some of the databases require you to log in. You can ask Ms. Hammett or a librarian for Brookwood's username and password.
- Along the Silk Road
A short overview of the silk road that includes a section on trade goods.
- Historic Silk Road
An overview of the silk road that has information on trade goods in central China.
- International Dunhuang Project
Click on "The Silk Road: Trade, Travel, War and Faith" for in depth information on settlements and kingdoms along the silk road.
- Introduction to the Silk Road
A professor created this project for his students. If you go down to the end of the page, you find information on Chinese and Western trade goods.
- Silk Road Trade Routes
Description of silk road trade routes that includes information about the origins of precious stones and sculptures traded on the silk road.
- Take a Journey
Includes information about major cities along the silk road.
You can get these books from Ms. Hammett, or find others like them at the library.
Explorers and Exploration Adventures on the Ancient Silk Road