Global trade

Connections Across Water (2004)

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How were water routes used as conduits of expansion and trade? The traders of the Indian Ocean, the early Mississippians, and the Norsemen carried death and disease, skills and technologies, philosophies and religion down rivers and across oceans.

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Connections Across Land (2004)

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How were land-based trade routes conduits of both commerce and culture? The Eurasian Silk Roads, the trans-Saharan Gold Roads, and the Meso-American Turquoise Roads trace the transmission of commodities, religions, and diseases, as well as the movements of people.

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Connections Across Land

Land and Labor Relationships (2004)

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What factors shape the ways in which the basic resources are exploited by a society?

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Early Global Commodities (2004)

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What is globalization and when did it begin? Before the sixteenth century, the world's four main monetary substances were silver, gold, copper, and shells.

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Rethinking the Rise of the West (2004)

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How does historical scholarship change over time, and why do the perspectives of historians shift?

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Rethinking the Rise of the West

Global America (2008)

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From the 1970s to the present, conservatism, globalization, and an emphasis on individual rights and non-discrimination have changed the United States.

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