Europeans in Asia

Lectures by Melanie Urban

Sample Lecture Topics

  • Early commerce from the Mediterranean to eastern sea routes
  • The flow of ideas and technologies
  • Western travelers in the East
  • Impact of new products from the East on Europe
  • Age of Discovery, beginning in the 15th century, and the many consequences
  • Commerce in Asia prior to the coming of the Europeans
  • Establishing European trading centers in Asia
  • Economies and the flow of trade between Europe and Asia from the 15th century onward

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  • Art and Faith
  • China
  • Crusades and the military orders
  • Europeans in Asia
  • India
  • Islamic world
  • Japan
  • Persia
  • Silk Road
  • Southeast Asia
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