39 Days. 936 Hours. 56,160 Minutes.
We’ve already looked at the major event of the Early Modern Era: European Maritime activity (that’s a nice way to put it… you could just call it Non-Stop Conquer-Fest-1492). Let’s look at some of the Cultural things happening in this era… beyond the boats.
4.1 Globalizing Networks of Communication and Exchange:
The Cultural tidbits that they tie to the global expansion of trade are the following;
Tomorrow, we’ll look at 4.2 which is how the Europeans treated the people when they arrived in the new world. This includes Slavery, Castas, and Encomienda…