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The Silk Road: Sharing Culture and Culinary Traditions

For thousands of years, the East and West remained a mystery to one another. But the birth of the Silk Road acted as a...

Cannabis Spread Across the Early Silk Road in the First Millennium BC

A chemical residue study of incense burners from ancient burials at high elevations in the Pamir Mountains of western China has revealed psychoactive cannabinoids....

A Maidservant Becomes China’s First Female Diplomat

It certainly was a unique sight to behold — a woman dressed in Han Dynasty clothing, an Imperial Decree in hand, traveling by horse-drawn...

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