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Unformatted text preview: Urbanization High-level equilibrium trap Possible Essay Questions 1. How did the problems facing Ming-Qing China in the seventeenth century differ from the problems facing rising European powers such as Spain or England? 2. What are some possible explanations for the rising world population in the eighteenth century? 3. Describe numerically the growth in population in Asia, Europe, the Americas, Africa, and Australasia during the eighteenth century. (Explain which areas had the greatest increase in population and the possible reasons for this.) 4. Did the growth in population in India and China prove a barrier to an industrial revolution in these two countries? 5. Explain carefully how the increase in world population in the eighteenth century affected the ecological transfer of plants and disease....
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