History Review

History Review - I I mportant Themes 4 major themes for the...

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I Important Themes 4 major themes for the course process of globalization rise of powerful economic centre’s o and their fall/relative decline development of capitalism introduction to the discipline of history Unit 1 Foundation: Development of European Business and Commerce in the Middle Ages Middle Ages 476-1500 Main focus: Central Middle Ages/High Middle Ages 1000-1300 Late Middle ages 1300-1500 rise of banks not backward – important advances in business and technology Commercial Revolution in Central Middle Ages Long distance, but indirect trade, linking Europe, Asia and Africa Crises in Late Middle Ages Unit 2 Expanding Business and Commerce: Colonial Contact in the East and West Main focus: Early Modern period 1500-1760 Voyages of Exploration and their Outcome expansion of trade impact of new trade goods on old/new world commodities importance of colonies chartered companies stock markets and financial crises global economy – link of old and new worlds through mercantilism
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