Shannon Harris Castelo | TED-Ed
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With modern technology, a global exchange of goods and ideas can happen at the click of a button. But what about 2,000 years ago?
Shannon Harris Castelo unfolds the history of the 5,000-mile Silk Road, a network of multiple routes that used the common language of commerce to connect the world’s major settlements, thread by thread.
Lesson by Shannon Harris Castelo.
Animation by Steff Lee.