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1500-1700 Indian Ocean Trading system
Choose from these words to fill the blanks below:
Banda, doubloon, Alexandria, slaves, Javanese, Caribbean, fortification, Aden, Hormuz, consumption, entrepôt, Americas
triangular system of the Atlantic world
Africa, Europe and the                 
new models of colonies which augment this circulation
exploitation of labor and natural resources
this also began to change the relation between Europe and the rest of Eurasia
a                            with command over one of the great harbors of the new age
Chinese and Portuguese traders meet
majority population of                  and minority of Dutch rulers constructed a Baroque city in south-each Asia
an American-style colony: to extract staples as commodities for other people's                       
volcanic, rich soils
forest cut down to produce furniture and ships for Europeans to be exported back to Europe
in place of forests, plantations were set up: nutmeg, mace, commercially produced spice
native population, like that of the                   , was almost completely wiped out
Dutch recruited              from rest of Southeast Asia to work
a booming Pacific slave trade to sustain this Dutch colony
the creation of a Baroque world that changed our palates: sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves
traded with the Spanish                  made from silver extracted from Peru
Old to new spice trade
Arab merchants were in control of the transaction of spices whose surplus of spices could be put into commercial networks that would send these spices around Afroeurasia
as the Dutch take over, what used to be a luxury and preciosity, becomes a commodity
what Asia offered to the European palette
ways to embellish drab foods
1500s: Indian Ocean was already a system of transaction and trade and merchant courts
choke points in this system were special ports,                             , mercantile cities of many faiths, languages and nationalities
most prevalent language Arabic, most common belief system was Islam
dependent on trade
e.g. Ancient             
southern point of Iran at Strait of Hormuz
no access to fresh water
port of         
southern Yemen
no arable land
all food had to be imported
Muslim traders had control of these ports from Indonesia to the Red Sea and                     
created powerful merchant classes
made deals with Ottomans, who were sending out large expeditions and fleet
also with princes of Moghul, India (Mughal Empire, 1526-1857)
1556-1707 spread of Mughal Empire
create polities
pact behind this dynamism
while merchants would produce rents for private wealth, this could be turned into revenues through taxes for states thriving off the backs of this commercial system
Columbus and the New World
1500-1700 Indian Ocean Trading system
Da Gama, Pepper and World History
Portuguese Indian Ocean Empire
16th Century Colonialism Fueling European Violence
Global Food: European Sugar, Caribbean Plantations, African Slaves
16th and 17th Century Merchant Trading Companies
17th Century Interdependence of Trade and Investment
Francis Drake and Mercantilist Wars
The Apex and Erosion of the Mughal Empire
The Treaty of Westphalia as the Hinge of Modern History
The Influence of Silver on the Ming Dynasty
Political Reverberations of Ming Consolidation
18th China Resurgent as Qing Dynasty
18th Century Tea Trade, Leisure Time, and the Spread of Knowledge
Cook and Clive: Discoverers, Collectors and Conquerors of the Enlightenment
Strains on the Universality of the Enlightenment
The Enlightenment, Empire, and Colonization: Burke vs. Hastings
Enlightenment or Empire
18th Century Land Grabbing
The Industrial Revolution and the Transition of Non-Renewable Energy
The Seven Years' War and Colonial Revolutions
Napoleon, Spain, the Colonies, and Imperial Crises
Human Rights and the Meaning of Membership within Societies
Napoleon, New Nations, and Total War
The Ottoman Empire's 19th Century Tanzimat Reform
The Early 19th Century Market Revolution
The Global Upheavals of the Mid-19th Century
The Train, the Rifle, and the Industrial Revolution
Transition in India: Last of the Mughals
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 and Its Ramifications
Darwin's Effect on 19th Century Ideas
Factors Which Led to the Solidifying of Nation States
1868 Japan: The Meiji Restoration
1871: Germany Becomes a Nation
North American Nation-Building
19th Century Changing Concepts of Labor
The Benefits of Comparative Advantage
Migration after the Age of Revolutions
Creating 19th Century Global Free Trade
The Expanding 19th Century Capitalist System
The Second Industrial Revolution
The Closing of the American Frontier
Africa's Second Imperial Wave
Early 20th Century American Imperialism
1894-1905: Japan's Imperial Wave in Asia
Rashid Rida and 19th Century Islamic Modernization
19th Century Pan-Islam and Zionism Movements
19th Century Global Export-Led Growth
Indian Wars and Mass Slaughter of Bison
The Suez Canal's Effect on the Malayan Tiger
1890-1914: Savage Wars of Peace
1900-1909: Russian and Turkish Dynasties
1899-1911 The End of the Qing Dynasty
The 1910 Mexican Revolution
The Panic of 1907
Turn-of-the-Century Civilization and its Discontents
20th Century Questioning of Reason
Late 19th Century Anxieties of Race
The First World War
The End of WWI and the Attempt at Global Peace
The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919
The Wilson-Lenin Moment
1919 Self-Determination Movements in India
Post-WWI European Peace and Global Colonial Upheaval
1929 Economic Collapse
Changes in Capitalism between the Wars
1918-1945 Rethinking Economies