Exploration and Empire
Lecture no. 47 from the course: The Foundations of Western Civilization
Taught by Professor Thomas F. X. Noble | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
In purely material terms (population, natural resources, etc.) the peninsular appendage of Asia that is Europe should not have been the one among all world civilizations to span the globe. But starting in the latter decades of the 15th century, that is what happened.