2018

3 x 1 hour

How the Silk Road Made the World

The Silk Road is one of humanity’s greatest enterprises. For thousands of years across the vastness of Eurasia, a trade route linking east and west has deeply influenced history. Silk Road trade has helped to build and break empires, fed revolutions and profoundly affected civilisations. Humanity as we know it, and all we have created, owes much to the legendary Silk Road. This is true of objects as basic yet revolutionary as a piece of paper, to New York City. Travel through time to witness the evolution of ancient warfare, experience the horror of the Black Death, see the explosive impacts of innovations and live through radical social change. Embark on a dramatic historical journey throughout Eurasia and delve into the captivating tales of this world-famous trade route. Discover "How the Silk Road Made the World".

A co-production between NHNZ and CCTV (China Central Television)

Production

Kyle Murdoch

Executive Producer

Kyle Murdoch

Steve Talley

Series Producer, Field Director & Writer

Steve Talley

Natasha Harris

Associate Producer & Researcher

Natasha Harris

Kate Fletcher

Production Manager

Kate Fletcher

Lemuel Lyes

Archive Producer

Lemuel Lyes

Stuart Waterhouse

Editor Offline

Stuart Waterhouse

Josie Haines

Editor Offline & Online

Josie Haines

How the Silk Road Made the World
How the Silk Road Made the World
How the Silk Road Made the World
How the Silk Road Made the World