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From the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Century (History of humanity #5) UNESCO

From the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Century (History of humanity #5)

UNESCO

Published May 1st 1999
ISBN :
Hardcover
600 pages
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Volume V opens with the discovery of America by Columbus in 1492 and closes with the French Revolution of 1789. This period was marked by the great European navigators, the slave trade, the first colonial empires, large scale European trade with AsiaMoreVolume V opens with the discovery of America by Columbus in 1492 and closes with the French Revolution of 1789. This period was marked by the great European navigators, the slave trade, the first colonial empires, large scale European trade with Asia and America, great scientific inventions and the production of philosophical, literary and artistic works. During these two centuries, growing contacts between different regions and cultures of the world started to take on a significant role in world history.