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HIST 373 01 (20729)  
The Silk Road
Valerie Hansen
MW 1.00-2.15 LC 213
Spring 2017 
No regular final examination
Skills  [WR]
Areas Hu
Pre-Industrial Course
Humanities Area
Writing Skill (Opt.)

A journey along the overland and sea routes that connected China, India, and Iran from 200 to 1000 C.E. and served as conduits for cultural exchange. The lives of merchants, envoys, pilgrims, and travelers interacting in cosmopolitan communities. Exploration of long-known and newly discovered archaeological ruins, along with primary sources in translation.