Introduction to the history of the Silk Road. Included are: descriptions of the methods of producing silk; history of the most active Western countries and cultures involved in the silk trade; most commonly used silk road routes; brief biographies of renowned silk road travellers; Universities currently engaged in silk road studies.
I am currently self-employed and work as a Blue Badge Tourist Guide in London. I am an officer of the Executive Committee of FEG. I have delivered training courses for tourist guides in T-Guide, training for guides to guide people with learning difficulties. In addition I am working towards achieving my accreditation as FEG European Trainer. I have a first degree in History and Archaeology from the University of Ioannina Greece. A Masters degree in Archaeology from the University of Birmingham. My working experience includes working as a field archaeologist and as manager for the Werner Forman Archive picture library.
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