lecture5 - Lecture 5 The Eurasian Environment and the Age...

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The Eurasian Environment and the Age of Discovery Renaissance Putting-out system 1000 AD elites of the manors had excess material goods that they wanted made into Fnished good clothing, linens given to servants to turn into clothing manors had too many goods food production, wool production increased led to opening of trade food production and wool both increased due to climate change 900s - mid-1000s was a cold period in Europe climate warmed from 1050-1100 AD animal health also improved - people had more to eat and became healthier these all led to the end of insularity End of Insularity end of deeply forested land, and isolation population slowly grew, as manors grew to create agricultural surpluses grains, cloth began with the Italian merchants who provoked trade occurred Frst in the coastal areas Routes established throughout Europe “Renaissance” - “rebirth” - emergence of civilization from the dark ages art, literature, architecture cloth, iron tools, headed east Venice, Genoa Netherlands
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