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Caravans and Traders: Global Connections, 1200-1500 (HI2B8): Bibliography

  • C.A. Bayly, The Birth of the Modern World, (2004). [D 299.B2]
  • Lynn Hunt, Writing History in the Global Era (New York, 2014), especially ch. 2 [D13.H856]
  • Jürgen Osterhammel and Niels P. Peterson, Globalization: A Short History (2005) [JZ1318.O8713]
  • Charles H. Parker, Global Interactions in the Early Modern Age, 1400-1800 (2010) [HN13.P37]. Also available as an E-Book.
  • Jack Goldstone, Why Europe? The Rise of the West in World History, 1500-1850 (2009). [HN373.G65].
  • Sanjay Subrahmanyam, ‘Connected Histories: Notes towards a Reconfiguration of Early Modern Eurasia’, Modern Asian Studies, 31 (1997), pp. 735-762.
  • Christian, David, ‘Silk Roads or Steppe Roads? The Silk Roads in World History’, Journal of World History, 11, 1 (2000).
  • Ghobrial, John-Paul, 'The Secret Life of Elias of Babylon and the Uses of Global Microhistory', Past & Present, 222:1, (2013), pp. 51-93.
  • Cohen, Robin. Global Diasporas: An Introduction (London, 1997), chapter 1. [JV6021.C64]
  • Xinru Liu, "A Silk Road Legacy: The Spread of Buddhism and Islam," Journal of World History 22/1 (2011), pp. 55-81.
  • Jerry Bentley, 'Seas and Ocean Basins as Frameworks for Historical Analysis', Geographical Review, 89:2, (1999), pp. 215-225.
  • Peter Turchin, ‘A theory for formation of large Empires’, Journal of Global History, 4/2 (2009), pp. 191-217.
  • Huff, Toby E., The Rise of Early Modern Science. Islam, China, and the West (2003) [Q 125.H8]
  • Hsia, Florence, Sojourners in a Strange Land: Jesuits and Their Scientific Missions in Late Imperial China (University of Chincago Press, 2009) [BV 2290.H75]
  • Mokyr, Joel, The Lever of Riches. Technological Creativity and Economic Progress, 1990, chs. 7 and 9, pp. 151-192, 209-238. [HC79. T4 M648]. Also available as an Oxford Scholarship E-Book, and as an ACLS E-Book.
  • C. Brauner, ‘Connecting Things: Trading Companies and Diplomatic Gift-Giving on the Gold and Slave Coasts in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries’, Journal of Early Modern History 20, no. 4 (2016), pp. 408-28.
  • Zoltán Biederman, Anne Gerritsen and Giorgio Riello, eds., Global Gifts: the Material Culture of Diplomacy in early modern Eurasia (CUP 2017).

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