Economic Geography—Globalization Origins
Lecture no. 10 from the course: Understanding Cultural and Human Geography
Taught by Professor Paul Robbins | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Go back to the years before Columbus discovered the Americas, when global trade was a new phenomenon. Here Professor Robbins introduces several key concepts of economic geography and shows the critical role of “place” in capitalism. He then surveys the economy of trade in the 14th and 15th centuries.