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where can i find information on stories that were spread on the silk roads? my topic for an english paper is storytellers/writers and how the stories spread with the use of the silk roads.. i can't find any information at all.

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asked by betty
  1. Well, I would look up "Marco Polo" right away.
    There is a book on stories told on the silk road described at

    http://www.amazon.com/Uighur-Stories-Along-Silk-Road/dp/0761811370

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    posted by Damon
  2. These sites may also help.

    http://www.amazon.com/Stories-Silk-Road-Cherry-Gilchrist/dp/1902283252

    http://www.ess.uci.edu/~oliver/silk.html

    http://www.silkroadproject.org/smithsonian/nomads/story.html

  3. Here are some stories from Marco himself

    http://www.silk-road.com/artl/marcopolo.shtml

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