By John Block Friedman,Kristen Mossler Figg

First released in 2000, Trade, shuttle, and Exploration: An Encyclopedia covers the folks, areas, applied sciences, and highbrow options that contributed to alternate, trip and exploration in the course of the heart a long time, from the years C.E. 525 to 1492.

This entire reference paintings includes entries on quite a few matters, together with popular themes corresponding to the voyages of Columbus and Marco Polo, and in addition info that's more challenging to discover, for instance, the traditions of go back and forth between Muslim ladies and the impression of Viking shuttle on navigation and geographical wisdom.



Bringing jointly greater than one hundred seventy five students from quite a few disciplines, it minimizes Eurocentric bias and provides broad insurance of such subject matters as shuttle inside of internal Asia, Mongol society, and the unfold of Buddhism.



Including an in depth map application and greater than one hundred twenty five illustrations, in addition to bibliographies, a complete index and "see additionally" references, Medieval exchange, trip, and Exploration is a useful reference advisor for undergraduate and graduate scholars, students and likewise the overall reader.

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