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A brief presentation on the nature of human societies and global connections in 1500, to start off the semester

A brief presentation on the nature of human societies and global connections in 1500, to start off the semester

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    • The World in 1500"The Past is a Foreign Country"
    • The World Today
    • Population 2000
    • World Wealth 1990
    • Major Political Territories, c. 1450 CE
    • Population Distribution, 1500
    • Wealth Distribution, 1500
    • Isolation
    • Isolation
    • Expansion
    • Universals• Monarchy• Aristocracy• Slavery• Patriarchy• 1-2% urbanization, maybe 4-5% literacy• 90%+ of population involved in agriculture• Physical, social, career mobility extremely limited: vast majority living and working almost exactly as parents had.
    • Technology• Engineering & Metallurgy• Transportation• Medicine• Agriculture
    • Cultural Zones• East Asia• SE Asia• Pacific/Oceania• Ottoman Empire• Africa• Russia• Western Europe• Americas
    • Sources• Maps – Background Image/Isolation 1: Account of the Islands of the Mediterranean by Martellus, Henricus, Germanus; Florence, 1489. British Library – Isolation 2: Da Ming Hun Yi Tu world map (1389), Wikipedia Images – Expansion: Typus Cosmographicus Universalis by Huttich and Grynaus, American Geographical Society – http://www.worldmapper.org/ – Stearns, et al., World Civilizations: The Global Experience, 6th edition, 2011, Pearson.