TITLE

A pilgrim on the Silk Road

AUTHOR(S)
Wriggins, Sally
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
Faces;Dec96, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Silk Road, which is so-called because traders used the route for centuries to carry silk from China from Europe. How China guarded the secret of making thread from the cocoon of the silkworm; What made the Silk Road a dangerous route for travellers; Information on Buddhist monk Xuanzang, one of Silk Road's heroes.
ACCESSION #
9612310547

 

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