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In the sixth century, along with silks and spices, the bubonic plague traveled along the Silk Road from China all the way to Justinian’s Byzantine Empire and cleared away half his kingdom. In 1347 the bubonic plague wiped out thirty percent Europe’s population. In 1665 the Black Death, as it came to be known, had […]
22 Jul 2014
Before internet, there was the Silk Road. This medieval precursor to modernity was globalisation personified and saw the exchange of much more than just the titular silk and other precious goods on its hallowed routes. In fact, the roots of all major philosophies and principles which are an abiding feature of the hyper global world […]
21 Jun 2014