The Making of Global World

How Did the Global Transfer of Disease in Pre-Modern World Helped in Colonisation of the Americas?

The Portuguese and the Spanish conquered America not just with the conventional military weapons but also with the germs such as the small pox. The small pox was carried on their person (Spanish invaders were immune to this disease) to America for which the American Indians were not immune to and proved a deadly weapon …

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Describe in Brief the World Economic Condition in the Post First World War Period.

Before the First World War, Britain was the world’s leading economy but after the war Britain was over burdened with external debts. In the meantime, industries in India and Japan developed a lot. Due to these conditions it became difficult for Britain to get its dominance over India back and compete with Japan internationally. ‘ …

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Trade and Cultural Exchange Always Went Hand in Hand. Explain the Statement in the Light of Silk Route.

There were several silk routes over land and sea which helped in trade and cultural links between the different countries of the world especially Asia, North Africa and Europe. The silk routes got its name due to the Chinese silk cargoes along these routes which were actively functional before the Christian era and upto the …

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Explain the Three Types of Movements or Flows Within International Economic Exchange. Mention Any One Example of Any One Type of Flow From India and One From England.

There were three types of movements or flows noticed by the economist in the international market. Flow of trade in which there was large scale trade of goods such as clothes and food stuffs. Flow of labour in which the people migrated from one place to another in large numbers in search of employment. Flow …

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How Did the Great Depression of 1929 Affect the Farmers and the Middle Classes in India in Different Ways?

The great depression of US also affected India severely. The exports and imports fell down almost by 50%. The peasants who were producing for the world market were hit hard than the urban dwellers because of the sharp decline in the price of the agricultural products in the international market and also the colonial government …

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