In this lesson, our instructor Ron Schooler gives an introduction to expansion & intensification of communications & exchange networks. He discusses the facilitation of commercial growth, large government projects like The Grand Canal, trade organizations- Hansiatic League, expansion of empires increases trade, China-The Song 960-1279, The Byzantine Empire, The Caliphates, Mongols Seemingly come out of nowhere, Mongols conquer almost all, Genghis Kahn, the division of the empire, The Mongol warrior, people movement cause effects, cross-cultural exchanges, Xuanzang, diffusion of cultural traditions, Angkor Wat, a Hindu temple, Hindu iconography, Indian stories, Yet A Stupa Outside, diffusion of science and technology, diffusion of crops and pathogens, and C. 600 CE-C. 1450CE.
Expansion & Intensification Of Communications & Exchange Networks, Part II
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.