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A trade route is a logistical network identified as a series of pathways and stoppages used for the commercial transport of cargo. The term can also be used to refer to trade over bodies of water. Allowing goods to reach distant markets , a single trade route contains long-distance arteries , which may further be connected to smaller networks of commercial and noncommercial transportation routes. Among notable trade routes was the Amber Road , which served as a dependable network for long-distance trade. In modern times , commercial activity shifted from the major trade routes of the Old World to newer routes between modern nation-states.
Trade at the Crossroads of Continents
Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. DOI: Among numerous exotic goods carried along ancient trade routes the so-called Seric iron is one of the most mysterious and least known. According to ancient sources, it was imported from a half-mythical land of Serica.
A unique feature of the book is the penetrating interpretation of Buddhist and Jaina sources of which the author had the most thorough command, and there are many deep insights into the relationship between geography and history. The work has been translated into various Indian Languages and has been praised as showing the way for future historical writing in India. About The Author: The late Dr. Moti Chandra was one of the most eminent Scholars of his generation, his work being marked by an astonishing range and depth of perception. In , the President of India honoured him with the award of the Padma Bhushan. The present book brings to bear his wide knowledge in several fields to an elucidation of the trade and trade routes of ancient India which played such an important part in the development of Indian civilisation. Read more Read less.
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Trade & Trade Routes in Ancient India
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Over the centuries, trade routes have been established that connected places where goods were produced with people living in other places who wanted to buy these items. Often, specific goods such as salt and spices were scarce and in high demand. People wanted and needed these things, so they were willing to travel to get them or to pay others to get them and bring them back.
For a long period, these contacts were described from a Rome-centric point of view, looking at the connections between Rome and India. However, recent studies have demonstrated that the Roman-Indo connection was only one of the vast medium and short distance trade routes involving numerous regions and populations, exchanging goods and culture. Current archaeological investigations have demonstrated that several minor trade dynamics formed the primary connective tissue of the Indian Ocean. This study attempts to trace these mid-range connections by focusing on the transport of torpedo jars, recently found in several settlements throughout the Indian Ocean. The analytical investigation carried out on these vessels identified three different ceramic compositions, which distributed differently in the two sites, characterized by a black coating due to a similar bitumen source.