Historical Contexts of Western Arrivals

Historical Contexts of Western Arrivals - THE HISTORICAL...

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THE HISTORICAL CONTEXTS OF WESTERN ARRIVALS IN ASIA The Agenda HISTORICAL CONTEXTS OF EUROPEAN ARRIVALS IN ASIA THE FIRST PHASE OF GLOBALIZATION: WESTERN COLONIALISM
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REVIEW: HISTORICAL CONTEXTS OF EUROPEAN ARRIVALS How should we understand the HISTORICAL CONTEXTS OF WESTERN ARRIVALS IN ASIA? To understand the historical contexts of Western arrivals in East Asia and South Asia, we should divide Western arrivals into three main waves because each wave had its own historical context.
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REVIEW: HISTORICAL CONTEXTS OF EUROPEAN ARRIVALS What are the three main waves of Western arrivals in Asia? The First Wave (1274-1498) The Second Wave (1498-1712) The Third Wave (1712-1884)
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REVIEW: HISTORICAL CONTEXTS OF EUROPEAN ARRIVALS The first wave of Western arrivals can be considered to have begun with the visit of Marcos Polo to Beijing in 1274 and ended with the arrival of Vasco da Maga to Calicut in 1498. Marcos Polo to Beijing in 1274 Vasco da Maga to Calicut in 1494
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REVIEW: HISTORICAL CONTEXTS OF EUROPEAN ARRIVALS The first wave of Western arrivals can be viewed in the historical contexts of the Mongol conquest and the Age of Exploration (early 15th to early 17th centuries). Spirit of exploration led to travels abroad first by the Silk Road and later by sea The spirit of exploration led to scientific discoveries at home (esp. England).
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THE MONGOL CONQUEST MADE EAST- WEST JOURNEYS POSSIBLE THROUGH THE SILK ROAD
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Niccolo and Maffeo Polo remitting a letter from Kubilai to Pope Gregory X in 1271.
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THE POLO BROTHERS TO MONGOL CHINA Nicol o and Maffeo in Bukhara , where they stayed for three years. They were invited by an envoy of Hulagu (right) to travel east to visit the Great Khan Kubilai .
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MARCOS POLO ARRIVED IN A CHINESE CITY
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MARCOS POLO TRAVELED IN THE FAR EAST
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EUROPEAN ARRIVALS The second wave of Western arrivals can be considered to have begun with the arrival of Vasco da Gama to Calicut in 1498 and ended with the invention of the steam engine in 1712 . Arrival of Vasco da Gama in 1498
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