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Silk Roads 3: Does the Silk Road deserve its name?

Silk RoadsThis enquiry focuses on the power of the Silk Roads.

It doesn’t just focus on the Roads acting as a vehicle of transmission for trade of goods and the spread of wealth.

It also shows that they were important for the movement of people and the trade of information.

Your students will delve into the naming of the Silk Roads and the appropriateness of this name based on the true value of what was carried along them.

Essentially, should the Silk Roads be called the Silk Roads?

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