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The Advent of Global Commerce

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Craig G. Benjamin
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
In this lecture, Professor Benjamin surveys the "Malthusian Cycle" of expansion from 500 to 1750 C.E., when favorable climate, global population growth, expanding exchange networks, and rapid innovation all paved the way for modernity. Reflect on European mercantilism, global exploration, and the period's great scientific achievements.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Anthropology.
History, Ancient.
Genre: Education films.

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