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DVD
The Silk Road.
DVD
The Silk Road.
Chinese title on container: 絲綢之路 (一)

Disc Number:
1

Title
:
The Silk Road. : Ep. 1
Alternative Title
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Chinese title on container: 絲綢之路 (一)
Bib ID
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3439329
Physical Description
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1 DVD (53 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher
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[London] : BBC
Date Created/Published
:
2016
Language
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English
Accession No.
:
DVD58628
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Abstract
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"Covering 5,000 miles, passing through 13 countries and crossing some of the most dramatic landscapes on the planet, this is the fascinating story of the lucrative trade route which changed the course of civilization forever. In this extraordinary series, Dr Sam Willis explores how the fortunes of the West were... "Covering 5,000 miles, passing through 13 countries and crossing some of the most dramatic landscapes on the planet, this is the fascinating story of the lucrative trade route which changed the course of civilization forever. In this extraordinary series, Dr Sam Willis explores how the fortunes of the West were shaped by the East. In the first episode of this series tracing the story of the most famous trade route in history, Dr Sam Willis starts in Venice and explores how its Renaissance architecture and art has been shaped by the east and by thousands of exchanges along the Silk Road. From Venice Sam travels to China's ancient capital, Xian. Here, Sam's story takes him back in time to reveal the tale of an emperor who was so desperate for horses to help protect his borders that he struck one of the most significant trade deals in human history - he wanted war horses, he gave the most precious materials in the world, silk”-- Container.
“綿延五千哩,穿越十三個國家和擁有地球上一些最引人注目的風景,這是一條改變了文明進程的商路。英國歷史學家薩姆威利斯博士,將探討東方世界如何塑造西方的命運。薩姆威利斯博士首先探討威尼斯文藝復興時期的建築和藝術,如何受絲綢之路所影響,並前往中國的古都西安,追查有關用絲綢交換馬匹的貿易故事” –盒底.

Notes
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Presented by Sam Willis.
Edition
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Non-theatrical exhibition version.
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