EPUB Old World Encounters CrossCultural Contacts And Exchanges In PreModern Times Jerry H Bentley Bandcamptomp Well Before Modern Times, Asian, African, And European Peoples Were Regularly Interacting And Intermingling With Each Other Their Encounters Rank Among The Most Effective Agents Of Change In All Of World History, Fostering The Spread Of Technologies, Ideas, Beliefs, Values And Religions This Innovative Study Examines Processes Of Cross Cultural Encounter Before It Concentrates On Several Eras, From The Age Of The Ancient Silk Roads That Linked China With The Roman Empire, Through The Mongol Empire, Up Until The Early Transoceanic Ventures Of Europeans During The Fifteenth Century Taking A Global Rather Than A Eurocentric Or Some Other Partial Approach, The Author Examines In Contact With Each Other, And He Identifies Distinctive Patterns Of Conversion, Conflict, And Compromise That Emerged From Cross Cultural Encounters In Doing So, He Elucidates The Larger Historical Context Of Encounters Between Europeans And Other Peoples In Modern Times
Jerry H Bentley was professor of history at the University of Hawaii and editor of the Journal of World History.
- 240 pages
- Old World Encounters: Cross-Cultural Contacts and Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times
- Jerry H. Bentley
- 01 April 2018 Jerry H. Bentley