How did the world look during the final three decades of the 17th Century?
Is it fair to discuss something referred to as “The Rise of the West?”
How did early modern trade impact the development of modernity?
Wills, The World from 1450 to 1700, Chapter 7 AND
Marks, The Origins of the Modern World, A Global and Ecological Narrative from the Fifteenth
to the Twenty-first Century, Second Edition, Introduction and Chapter 1