Suggested citation format:
Ciolek, T. Matthew (ed.). 1999 - present. Georeferenced historical transport/travel/communication routes and nodes - Old World. OWTRAD Dromographic Digital Data Archives (ODDDA): Old World Trade Routes (OWTRAD) Project.
Canberra: www.ciolek.com - Asia Pacific Research Online.
OWTRAD Dromographic Digital Data Archives
Dr T. Matthew Ciolek,
Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies,
Georeferenced historical transport/travel/communication
routes and nodes - Old World
Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia
Document created: 7 Jul 1999. Last updated: 29 Jan 2007
This document catalogs and archives data sets about historical transport/travel/communication routes and nodes. These geo- and chrono-referenced data have been constructed as a part of the
Old World Trade Routes (OWTRAD) project.
NOTE: Researchers wishing to publish at this address their own data sets
dealing with communication and transport networks world-wide are warmly invited to contact the site's editor.
Five most recently added data sets are:
* Moldavia and Transylvania, 1450-1500 CE, trade routes
* Iran and Turkmenistan, 900-1300 CE, Caravan routes
* China, 1368-1644 CE, Imperial courier (I-chan) routes
* East Africa, 1700-1890 CE, 'The Central Slave and Ivory' trade route
* Old World, 500 BCE-2000 CE, significant nodes: Caravan halting places
Five most recently updated data sets are:
|| OWTRAD Home Page
|| Notation System
|| Catalogue of Caravanserais/Khans
|| Trade Routes' Glossary
|| Sources and Bibliography
|| ODDDA Home Page
Dromography (Gr. 'dromos' [way, street, route, corridor] + Gr.'graphos' [to write]) - the study of geography, history and logistics of transportation, movement, and communication routes [The term 'dromography' was coined by T. M. Ciolek, in April 2001]
Cumulative visual index of 64 dromographic digital data sets (Series 1: Routes)
georeferenced and published at this site since July 1999.
Cumulative visual index of 2 dromographic digital data sets (Series 2: Significant Nodes)
Maintainer: Dr T. Matthew Ciolek (email@example.com)
georeferenced and published at this site since Oct 2006.
Copyright (c) 1999 - present by T. Matthew
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