Silk routes were dynamic pre-modern trade and cultural links between distant parts of the world.
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Historians have identified several silk routes, over land and by sea, interlacing wider regions of Asia and connecting Asia with Europe and Northern Africa.
The big European powers met in Berlin for completing the carving up of the territories in Africa among them in the year 1885.
Rastafarianism means a protest religion that reflected social and cultural connections with Indian emigrants in the Caribbean region.
Indentured labourer signifies a ‘bonded labourer’ who obtained contract to work for an employer for a particular period of time.
In the nineteenth century, thousands of Indians and Chinese labourers were hired to work on plantations, mines, and road and railways construction projects as indentured labourers.
Nobel Prize winning writer V.S. Naipaul and West Indies cricketers Shivnarine Chandrapaul and Ramnaresh Sarwan.
The three problems faced by Indian cotton weavers in the nineteenth century were: 1. Earlier, India was the main exporter of fine cotton to Britain but when the British cotton industries began to expand after industrialisation, they put pressure on the government to restrict the import of cotton to Britain. 2. As a result, tariffs …
There was no other war earlier like the First World War because of the following reasons: 1. The First World War which took place mainly in Europe from 1914 to 1918 had a profound impact on economic and political stability which took over three decades to overcome, 2. The leading industrial nations of the world …
Europe was facing the problems like poverty, hunger, deadly diseases, religious conflicts, slave traders etc. and therefore many Europeans shifted to America by the 18th century.