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17th Century Interdependence of Trade and Investment
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increasing distinction between
1.                            regimes
government relies on social classes to generate pools of wealth and capital that will sustain it (merchants provide                to state and buys state bonds which enable the state to build up its military, which protects merchants'                     )
2.                  regimes
             India
China
to some extent the                  Dynasties
rely on feudal structures to deliver revenue through tax collectors from villages to be sent to the center of power
the 18th and 19th century, these two kinds of systems               
organizations of              places
markets don't just pop up spontaneously
you don't get your cup of coffee because someone in Kenya felt like harvesting and drying out beans one day
1611                    Stock Exchange - first stock exchange
one way to                        the pool of capital that has been created in the relationship between the state of capitalist merchants was to create the stock market
stock market starts in Amsterdam and in London
in a stock market, the companies themselves are bought and sold in the market place
with the purchase of these shares, more                flows into the market place
created a            of creating capital
                   companies insured long-distance trade, against storms, pirates, and other dangers
the stock market was a place where societies' savings could be make disposable for investment to                    the supply and demand of capital
some people began to make money simply off the trading of these shares
an important injection into this system were the large amount of precious              that came from the Americas
gold mines in             
in all of the three centuries that would follow from 1500 onward, half of the silver and gold flowed out in the          century alone
attracted swindlers and                       
           Sea Bubble
the effect of a series of speculations that occurred as the result of the South Sea companies carrying goods from              to South America
the merchants kept buying more and more shares in the government that was promising them more monopoly rights
by         , 25% of British national debt was owed by one company called the South Sea company
the bubble burst and created a              crisis for the state
Columbus and the New World
1500-1700 Indian Ocean Trading system
Da Gama, Pepper and World History
Portuguese Indian Ocean Empire
16th Century Colonialism Fueling European Violence
Global Food: European Sugar, Caribbean Plantations, African Slaves
16th and 17th Century Merchant Trading Companies
17th Century Interdependence of Trade and Investment
Francis Drake and Mercantilist Wars
The Apex and Erosion of the Mughal Empire
The Treaty of Westphalia as the Hinge of Modern History
The Influence of Silver on the Ming Dynasty
Political Reverberations of Ming Consolidation
18th China Resurgent as Qing Dynasty
18th Century Tea Trade, Leisure Time, and the Spread of Knowledge
Cook and Clive: Discoverers, Collectors and Conquerors of the Enlightenment
Strains on the Universality of the Enlightenment
The Enlightenment, Empire, and Colonization: Burke vs. Hastings
Enlightenment or Empire
18th Century Land Grabbing
The Industrial Revolution and the Transition of Non-Renewable Energy
The Seven Years' War and Colonial Revolutions
Napoleon, Spain, the Colonies, and Imperial Crises
Human Rights and the Meaning of Membership within Societies
Napoleon, New Nations, and Total War
The Ottoman Empire's 19th Century Tanzimat Reform
The Early 19th Century Market Revolution
The Global Upheavals of the Mid-19th Century
The Train, the Rifle, and the Industrial Revolution
Transition in India: Last of the Mughals
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 and Its Ramifications
Darwin's Effect on 19th Century Ideas
Factors Which Led to the Solidifying of Nation States
1868 Japan: The Meiji Restoration
1871: Germany Becomes a Nation
North American Nation-Building
19th Century Changing Concepts of Labor
The Benefits of Comparative Advantage
Migration after the Age of Revolutions
Creating 19th Century Global Free Trade
The Expanding 19th Century Capitalist System
The Second Industrial Revolution
The Closing of the American Frontier
Africa's Second Imperial Wave
Early 20th Century American Imperialism
1894-1905: Japan's Imperial Wave in Asia
Rashid Rida and 19th Century Islamic Modernization
19th Century Pan-Islam and Zionism Movements
19th Century Global Export-Led Growth
Indian Wars and Mass Slaughter of Bison
The Suez Canal's Effect on the Malayan Tiger
1890-1914: Savage Wars of Peace
1900-1909: Russian and Turkish Dynasties
1899-1911 The End of the Qing Dynasty
The 1910 Mexican Revolution
The Panic of 1907
Turn-of-the-Century Civilization and its Discontents
20th Century Questioning of Reason
Late 19th Century Anxieties of Race
The First World War
The End of WWI and the Attempt at Global Peace
The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919
The Wilson-Lenin Moment
1919 Self-Determination Movements in India
Post-WWI European Peace and Global Colonial Upheaval
1929 Economic Collapse
Changes in Capitalism between the Wars