According to Robert Marks, lectures and other readings, what is the significance of Asia and the Indian Ocean in world history leading up to and into the 1600s? What role did China play in the global economy during this time, and what Chinese monetary policy opened the door for European trade? What were the effects of this new trade dynamic?
Paper should be at least 3 full pages in length.
Paper should be double-spaced, with 1 inch margins.
Paper should be proofread carefully. Do not rely upon spellcheck.
Paper need to cite material appropriately with footnotes.
Your paper must cite both lecture material and Mark’s book.
Failure to follow all directions will result in maximum grade of C.