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Silk in Africa

Christopher Spring

Silk in Africa

by Christopher Spring

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Published by British Museum Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British Museum -- Catalogs,
  • Silk -- Africa

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 84-85) and index.

    StatementChris Spring & Julie Hudson.
    SeriesFabric folios series, Fabric folios
    ContributionsHudson, Julie.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination87 p. :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17620645M
    ISBN 100714125636
    OCLC/WorldCa48931588

    Media sensation Diamond and Silk to release a new book on their politics and careers including how they were kicked out of Fox News Face2Face Africa Skip to navigation (n). The Silk Road was a network of trade routes which connected the East and West, and was central to the economic, cultural, political, and religious interactions between these regions from the 2nd century BCE to the 18th century. The Silk Road primarily refers to the land routes connecting East Asia and Southeast Asia with South Asia, Persia, the Arabian Peninsula, East Africa and Southern Europe.

    Extending the New Silk Road to West Asia and Africa covers these developments, and, more importantly, advances proposals in the fields of economics, infrastructure, science and space, transportation, power, water, finance, agriculture, and more—proposals needed to . History of silk began in the 27th century BC in China where it remained in sole use until the commercial ways appeared from China to the Mediterranean Sea. There is also evidence of silk dating between and BCE. During the latter half of the first millennium BC, Silk Road opens and silk starts to .

    Practice: The Silk Road. Practice: Transregional trade. Next lesson. Survey of second-wave civilizations. Sort by: Top Voted. The Silk Road. The Silk Road. Up Next. The Silk Road. Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Khan Academy is a (c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donate or volunteer today! Site. Long preferred as a luxury textile, silk became the driving force behind the development of the legendary trade routes known as the Silk Road, spreading silk to India, the Middle East, Northern Africa, and Europe, and eventually leading to extensive sericulture in Italy and France.


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"The rich and diverse range of silk textiles from Africa Cited by: 8. Get this from a library. Silk in Africa. [Christopher Spring; Julie Hudson] -- The volume focuses on over 30 pieces from the British Museum's spectacular collection illustrating the highly distinctive traditions of silk weaving and embroidery from throughout the African.

The rich and diverse range of silk textiles from Africa are an unexpected revelation. This book focuses on over 30 pieces from the British Museumís spectacular collection, bringing together for the first time the highly distinctive traditions of silk weaving and embroidery from throughout the African continent.

Genre/Form: Catalogs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spring, Christopher. Silk in Africa. London: British Museum Press, (OCoLC) Africa's Silk Road finds that China and India's South-South commerce with Africa is about far more than natural resources, opening the way for Africa to become a processor of commodities and a competitive supplier of goods and services to these countries - a major.

China and India's new-found interest in trade and investment with Africa - home to million of the globe's poorest people and the world's most formidable development challenge - presents a significant opportunity for growth and integration of theSub-Saharan continent into the global economy.

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Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into protein fiber of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and is produced by certain insect larvae to form cocoons. The best-known silk is obtained from the cocoons of the larvae of the mulberry silkworm Bombyx mori reared in captivity (sericulture).The shimmering appearance of silk is due to the triangular prism.

The Silk Road may have formally opened up trade between the Far East and Europe during the Han Dynasty, which ruled China from B.C. to A.D. Han Emperor Wu sent imperial envoy Zhang Qian to.

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Plus it can be a smart swap for milk in recipes or shakes. silk, bulk of it is produced in China and India, followed by Japan, Brazil and Korea. China is the leading supplier of silk to the world with an annual production of MT ().Out of Which the Mulberry raw silk product is MT. India is the second largest producer of silk.

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Three types of looms are used in Africa: the double heddle loom for narrow strips of cloth, the single heddle loom for wider spans of cloth, and the ground or. Book Review: Silk in Africa by Chris Spring & Julie Hudson.

By Antoine du Rocher NEW YORK, 4 December —With over colour illustrations, this marvellous little book documents silk textile and embroidery traditions in s Chris Spring and Julie Hudson, both curators in the Department of Ethnography of The British Musuem, point out that silk in Africa has always been.

The book offers a wealth of information derived from the author s extensive research and her travels along the Silk Road during the past 30 years.

She complements the recipes with stories, pictures, histories of ingredients, and words of wisdom from her favorite poets and writers of the s: First appearance of silk. The earliest evidence of silk was found at the sites of Yangshao culture in Xia County, Shanxi, where a silk cocoon was found cut in half by a sharp knife, dating back to between and species was identified as Bombyx mori, the domesticated nts of primitive loom can also be seen from the sites of Hemudu culture in Yuyao, Zhejiang, dated.

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