Renaissance Travel, Trade & Exploration

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During the Renaissance, sailors set off into uncharted waters in search of new trade routes and lucrative luxury goods. Advancements in navigational tools, including lateen sails and the astrolabe, aided explorers such as Columbus and da Gama on their journeys. Discusses the struggle for trade dominance in the Mediterranean, the emerging role of the wealthy merchant class, and the worldwide effects of expanded trade on people living during the Renaissance. DVD divided into chapters. Includes discussion questions and Spanish soundtrack option.

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GVLIB100194
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A266