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Chapter 3. The History of Forex (and Why... > Seeing the World Through Forex

Seeing the World Through Forex

This chapter opened with a description of the Silk Road 1,000 years ago. A New York Times reporter recently visited a city on the old route and wrote of the same mixture of people and goods that had characterized it centuries ago. The patrons who had crowded into local restaurants for dishes of lamb kebab and stew “seem as though they could have been chosen by casually throwing darts at a map of Asia.”

“There are alluringly dressed women with black hair, fair skin and striking blue eyes who look passably Russian,” wrote the reporter. “There are men with heavily lined, tea-colored faces and brush-thick mustaches who resemble Afghans. There are Turkish-looking Uighurs in Muslim skullcaps and robes and mid-length beards.”[4]


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