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From silk route to cyber space

From silk route to cyber space

1809 - 2009 Sri Lanka Customs 200 years of serving the country.

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Published by Sri Lanka Customs in Colombo .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination285 p.
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23737388M
LC Control Number2009310417

  The Silk Road, the famed network of trade routes that connected China with central Asia, India, the Middle East, Turkey and Europe between B.C. and A.D., was crucial for spreading Author: Jason Daley.   Throughout history, Central Asia has been a nexus of burgeoning trade in goods, people, and ideas. Drawing on prodigious sources, Frankopan (The First Crusade: The Call from the East, , etc.), director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research, creates a sweeping, fascinating chronicle of world history focused on trade—in silk, spices, furs, gold, silver, .

  While chapter one deals in the space of the Silk Road, chapter two explores time periods in which the Silk Road flourished. This begins with Indo-European nomads as far back as BC / BCE, and proceeds through various eras seeing changes in the route and the products moving along it/5(58). Silk Road represented the new frontier of crime, a digital-era Wild West. As with the original frontier, Washington wanted to fence it in—and whoever brought law .

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With lavish illustrations and a highly informative text, The Silk Route traces the early history of the silk trade-from the mulberry groves of China to the marketplace in Byzantium-and explores how two of the world's greatest empires were brought together, forever opening the channels of commerce between East and by: 2.

The ancient silk road winds into the Shah Foladi valley near Bamiyan in Afghanistan. F ifty years ago, in that far-off time before the world wide web spun itself around our lives, it was easier to.

Books shelved as silk-road: Shadow of the Silk Road by Colin Thubron, The Silk Roads: A New History of the World by Peter Frankopan, Empires of the Silk. “Our cyberworld and cyberspace are infested with so many cyberscoundrels, cybercriminals, cybersluts and cyberpunks - that is virtually impossible for the cybercops (cyberpolice) to catch or stop them using known cybertechniques and save the cyberphobia of millions of cybernauts, many of whom are cyberholics.”.

Far more than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we are headed next. From the Middle East and its political instability to China and its economic rise, the vast region stretching eastward from the Balkans across the steppe and /5().

An Ancient Route Rolls On: Questions For Peter Frankopan, Author Of 'The Silk Roads' It's been centuries since camel caravans crisscrossed Eurasia along the Silk Roads. Now historian Peter. The Internet is bringing new opportunities to the China-proposed Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road, collectively known as the Belt and Road Initiative, that can break barriers in time and space, languages, cultures and traditions.

A number of e-commerce firms have jumped at the opportunity to expand their business. The Silk Road website, which has a customer-friendly electronic storefront that displayed bricks of cocaine as deftly as Amazon displays books, was the cyber-underworld's largest black market.

'Khyber Pass' is Cockney rhyming slang meaning 'arse'. This use is alluded to in the film Carry On Up the Khyber. The podcast Twilight Histories has an episode called "Napoleon in Afghanistan" which partly takes place in the Khyber Pass. The Vampire Weekend song "M79" references the Khyber Pass.

The Tom Cochrane song " Life Is a Highway Location: Between Landi Kotal and Jamrud. The Silk Road, a series of ancient trade routes stretching across Central Asia to Europe, evokes exotic images of camel trains laden with bales of fine Chinese silk, spices, and perfume, of desert oases surrounded by snow-capped mountains, of bustling markets thronging with travellers buying and selling grapes, coriander, Baltic amber, and Mediterranean coral/5(3).

The early Silk Roads facilitated trade and the spread of ideas, technology, disease and religion across Eurasia in the beginning of the Common Era.

Practice this yourself on Khan Academy right now. With lavish illustrations and a highly informative text, The Silk Route traces the early history of the silk trade-from the mulberry groves of China to the marketplace in Byzantium-and explores how two of the world's greatest empires were brought together, forever opening the channels of commerce between East and West/5(23).

Book Review: 'Silk' By Alessandro Baricco | Author Ru Freeman first turned to Alessandro Baricco's tale of a French silkworm merchant and his impossible love because it made her homesickness palpable.

Adam: The Silk Route is all about crossing borders and travelling through different countries so the land-border crossing between China and Kyrgyzstan is not to be missed. At an altitude of almost 4, meteres, the Torugart Pass offers handsome mountain scenery as you cross into Kyrgyzstan from China.

The Silk Road earned its name from Chinese silk, a highly valued commodity that merchants transported along these trade networks. Advances in technology and increased political stability caused an increase in trade.

Although the term “Silk Road” itself is a relatively recent appellation, coined by German historian Ferdinand von Richthofen in the 19th century, trade in silk and other goods along the routes began as far back as the Han dynasty ( BC - AD). In addition to trade, the Silk Road was instrumental in the spread of Christianity and Buddhism.

They’re both distributed networks. Over the internet, information packets make journeys with many steps along the way, going from one server to the next to the next until they finally make it to you rather than going directly from the source serve. Russia can also take the lead in promoting the cyber-Silk Roads.

Indeed, the digital dimension of Eurasian connectivity has yet to be addressed by the AIIB or other regional bodies, yet represents a similarly significant market for trans-continental infrastructure and services such as long-range Internet trunk cables and data centers.

The Silk Route or Silk Road refers to a network of ancient trade routes connecting Asia, Europe and Africa. Extending more than 6, kms, the Silk Route was majorly used to transport Chinese Silk to Europe through Central Asia from 2nd Century BC. However, many trade routes (both sea and land routes) existed in much earlier times that.

The whole Silk Road enterprise had reportedly seen $bn in sales in its existence, and nearly one million anonymous customers, making it perhaps the world's biggest online marketplace for drugs.

Silk weavers and traders — Arabs, "Saracens," Jews, and Greeks from Sicily and the eastern Mediterranean — relocated to new commercial centers in northern Italy.

Italian silk-making eventually became a stellar Renaissance art in Venice, Florence, Genoa, and Lucca in the 14th and 15th centuries.Silk Road Mastermind Ross Ulbricht Sentenced To Life In Prison Mohit Kumar Ross Ulbricht, the alleged founder and mastermind of the infamous online black marketplace Silk Road, has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of narcotics conspiracy, money laundering and other criminal charges.The Silk Road And The Silk Road Words | 5 Pages.

going to start in South and Southeast Asia. There was one road also known as a route that ran from China to India and the name of that road was the Silk Road. Along the Silk Road is where lots of networking and trades took place.