Life Along The Silk Road Analysis

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Life has changed throughout the entirety of itself, never ceasing to amazes the human comprehension. When our world began to flourish they methods of trade and expression were much different than that of today’s standards.
“Life Along the Silk Road” allows for people of all ages to read and understand what life was like during the young ages of trade. The novel exhibits social, economical, political, and many other understandings of life before our generations. For example, in the very first chapter it talks about the life and travels of a merchant. Trade in this time period was fairly common, but was also harsh depending on where you are. This also leads to how the economic structure of the time was not as structured and didn’t always have
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From marriage to what mistakes our military leaders are making, everyone has a differing opinion. Currently people can make whatever trade they want, but only with the currency that makes our world go round; money. Everyone is a buyer in our current economy and lifestyle. Without learning from the people who came before us we might not have ever gotten to a point where we can exchange money for goods and services. Politically we change all the time, we change the way we plan attacks and raids to how the raid executed. For example, our nation's presidential party generally changes every eight years. These are outstanding accomplishments and milestones we have marked, but these would not have been possible without our square one. The military style described in chapter two, the Soldier’s Tale, is part of a square one that will be part of military advancements for years to come. While everything covered in all of the chapters has important main points that tie in together centrally, they all have one thing that is extremely important to every person every where. Culture. Each individual chapter is about something more than just explaining marriage, religion, or the military, they all tie in the culture of the people and the events. For example, in the second chapter it describes how the soldier is coming home and stops to bring his family something. This tiny little detail shows how he was raised, his personal