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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

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  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Trade routes -- Europe -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Trade routes -- Europe -- History.

    • About the Edition

      A historical survey of the Amber Routes, the Appian Way, the Egratian Way, the Great North Road, the Heraclean Way, and the Orient Route.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementIrene M. Franck and David M. Brownstone.
      SeriesTrade and travel routes series
      ContributionsFranck, Irene M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE361 .E87 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 140 p. :
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2192850M
      ISBN 100816018774
      LC Control Number89011694

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The Asian part of the trade was carried on mostly by Arab merchants and sailors, while the Mediterranean and European part was the virtual monopoly of. run mostly by camel on overland routes. The Silk Road was an important route connecting Asia with the Mediterranean world, including North Africa and Europe.

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