La seda. Un hilo sutil que, por siglos, ha unido a los pueblos de Oriente y de Occidente

Niglio, Olimpia (2012) La seda. Un hilo sutil que, por siglos, ha unido a los pueblos de Oriente y de Occidente. Apuntes, 25 (1). pp. 82-89. ISSN 1657-9763

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The Silk Road is an extraordinary network of trade, cultural and religious routes of about 15000 km of length. For more 2000 years it has represented the only link between East and West peoples. From the ancient city of Xi’an, the silk production centre, the Silk Road is arrived to the Mediterranean Sea through Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgystan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Armenia, Syria, Turkey, Greece and Egypt. The main objective of this contribution is the analysis of the cultural value of this trade route which has favoured the exchange of many products providing relevant social, economic and cultural contacts. The Silk Road, for centuries, has joined East and West peoples. A very topical theme today. Key words: tradition, net, identity, continuity, knowledge. Keywords plus: Eastern civilization– Cultural relations – Western civilization, Cultural identity, Traditional knowledge.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 300 Scienze sociali > 360 Problemi e servizi sociali; associazioni > 363 Altri problemi e servizi sociali > 363.69 Tutela dei beni culturali (Classificare qui le opere interdisciplinari su Conservazione e Restauro dei beni culturali ; classificare la Conservazione e il Restauro dei beni architettonici e ambientali in 720.288)
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2012 09:20
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 09:15

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