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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 1000’s, 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
- Interaction Cultural Interaction, Slavery Imperialism/Assert power, 1200CE-1750CE Cultural Flavors, routes Political Corruption