Exploration Notes - Exploration October 18, 2007 Frank AGE...

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October 18, 2007 Frank AGE OF EXPLORATION Triangular Trade o Manufactured goods—from Europe, to Africa, slaves go to new world Shift from Mediterranean to Atlantic Creation of the Global Economy EUROPEAN EXCEPTIONALISM (Racial Superiority)—Things that allow Europe to become the predominant power! Maritime Technology Protestant Ethic o Hard work and frugality New mentality that fosters capitalism o Max Weber—Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism o Special States and Institutions o Scientific Revolution Copernicus—Heliocentric Universe Galileo Brahe Kepler o Industrial Revolution Late 18 th century, beginning of 19 th century Frank—says European Exceptionalisim is what is in most textbooks---he doesn’t agree—overemphasized the west’s role in this SINGLE WORLD SYSTEM —happened before joining of hemispheres—between 1500-1800—Europe wasn’t economic center Europe o Joining of the Hemispheres—doesn’t equate to leading of economy---china is center Up until 1800—china is center—everybody knew it. o
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course GAFST 200 taught by Professor King during the Fall '07 term at James Madison University.

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