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Unformatted text preview: Exchange: o Food o Ideas o Technology o Disease o People Mass Migration (In the Millions) o Vast Distances o Disease A Tale of Many Cities o Constantinople o Venice o Cairo o Beijing o Delhi o Timbuktu o Tenochtitlan o Amsterdam Desire: o Non-essential products building empires, killing 1000s, moving peoples, and bringing on the Slave trade o Sugar leads to the enslavement of millions of Africans as Europeans discover a proper climate for profit Organization: o States: Trade Projection of Power Political Structure & Ideals o Religion & Society Cosmological Outlook o Meaning and Purpose o Relationship with Divine o Human relationships o Human Reason o Changes The Individual o Individual & State o Trends vs. Personal o Hermits Readings o Emphasis Travelers Ibn Battuta (d. 1304) o Man on the Ground o Morocco o Pilgrimage, 1325 o 30 Years Asia Africa Europe...
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- Fall '07