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Unformatted text preview: (weapons and armor), infectious diseases (decimating populations), centralized states (resources for colonization), writing + printing to gain information-Number and accuracy of guns, decreasing psychological impact-New world populations eventually adopted horse and guns-Combat advantages of horses: vantage point, defense of height, speed, maneuverability, armor-Horse collar, horse, stirrup, cavalry-Steel weapons versus quilted armor, steel armor-Smallpox, influenza, typhus and bubonic plague (95% of population) -Technology, science and sailing ships-Malaria, yellow fever and Europeans, Africa, India, SE Asia and New Guinea-Resources of centralized nation states, market wealth-Writing, inspiration, methods, maps, printing press-Poor communication, information, misconceptions, speed, precedent...
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course NATS 1800 taught by Professor Jfdksoa during the Spring '11 term at York University.
- Spring '11