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How The Secret to Silk Was Smuggled Out of China

How The Secret to Silk Was Smuggled Out of China

Update: 2023-06-052


There was no product more important to the economy of the ancient world than silk. 

Silk was transported thousands of miles to be purchased by people so far away from its source that they had no clue where it came from. 

The source of silk, however, was China, and for centuries, they had a monopoly, which brought them tremendous wealth. 

That was until they didn’t. 

Learn more about how the secret to silk was smuggled out of China, and the silk monopoly was broken on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily.


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How The Secret to Silk Was Smuggled Out of China

How The Secret to Silk Was Smuggled Out of China

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