Magellan and the Advent of Globalization
Lecture no. 10 from the course: History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration
Taught by Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Follow the path of Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan, whose expedition in service of Spain became the first to circumnavigate the world, inaugurating our ability to think globally and accomplishing what Columbus had promised to do—reaching Asia by sailing west from Europe. See how his journey bound together the world economy, creating consequences down to our own times.