The Silk Road

  • 2015

The history of the countries on the ancient trade route linking Asia and Europe, including China, India and Russia.

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The Silk Road

First Aired: January 10, 2015

Tracing the story of the most famous trade route in history. Dr. Sam Willis reveals how an emperor's desire for silk spawned a network of trading paths that would span thousands of miles and be used by merchants, traders, envoys, pilgrims and travellers.

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