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Unformatted text preview: Kubla Khan (all happening 1200/1300 AD) o Europeans want technology and art and culture; the renaissance is when they find out about all this experiencing capability o It happens in Northern Italy and spreads to other central areas; Italians learn from Asians not part of holy wars but close to it. o Power located in northern Italy in renaissance (Florence capital of renaissance) middleman between Asia and Europeans that want access to goods gunpowder, silk, porcelain, spices, ect. o ECONOMIC CHANGE: o Trade is going to happen through trade; in medevial Europe fiefdoms and manors and lords and taxes, the only way to have wealth is to own land, and have people work on it; renaissance about capitalism (paper money, and banks) o Sources of Wealth how can you make money without owning land? o Trade! o Papal banking Medicis...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course HIST 151 taught by Professor Lawson during the Fall '08 term at Dean.
- Fall '08