The Opening of the Silk Road

The Opening of the Silk Road

  • Publish Date: 2010-01-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Zhang Yiping
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This book tells the story of Zhang Qian, an explorer in the Han Dynasty who adventured to the Western Region twice and opened the worldly-renowned Silk Road. Zhang Qian was the first to open the gate to the Western Region, and the Silk Road that he pioneered ushered in a new era in economic and cultural exchanges between the East and the West. This brave and dedicated explorer and diplomat has made a permanent mark on the history of Sino-foreign cultural exchange.

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