African merchants and leaders depended on interactions with the Middle East.
The end of the postclassical period saw both change and continuity drawn in, not only to trade but also to Muslim missionary in the contacts that affected so many societies in Asia, Africa and efforts.
The Middle East, India, and China assumed Europe.
The availability of goods and merchant activities were beyond the active agents of the societies.
Despite changes in trade routes and dealing with Africa, the Afro-Eurasian contacts in the Middle East continued to be active.
Around the mid-15th century, the decades reflected and involved Asia and Europe.
The transcontinental network was intensified by the Mongol overlords.
It was enjoyable to see different ideas and to use officials from clear that the level of intercontinental connections developed in the many different places and cultures.
The postclassical period allowed rapid imitation in areas tion to sea-based contacts.
Once-backward societies like western were where China took an active stance.
Europe, a chance to accelerate their economic and military growth, left other impacts as well: Japan, proud of its avoid opment.
In contrast to China, the networks brought enough advantages to allow them to think in to luxury consumer goods.
The overland Mongol routes quickly brought forward leaders, initially around Moscow, who were eager to develop an alternative framework for other societies.
The process began with the sions of territory and they paid attention to other contacts.
The question of roles in global Battuta (IH-buhn BAH-too-tuh) and Marco Polo, to imaginative contacts, was a vital one, and by 1450, the pace of contact had been quickened.
The first of many societies on interregional trade and other contacts would be the result of the interest and dependence globalization process.
The fall of the Byzantine 4 had consequences.
Polynesian society has distinctive features.
Changes in the postclassical period were reflected in the expansion of economic systems.
They were supported by technological shifts, particularly in shipbuilding and navigation devices.
Merchant families would send relatives to distant outposts to facilitate exchange.
Contacts were more than just economic.
New connections were made among people in Asia, Africa, and Europe.
Spice production in Southeast Asia began to contribute totranscontinental trade.
The basic dynamic of world history was changed around 1000 c.e.
because of the new patterns of contact.
Most societies had separate patterns of activity and contacts with other cultures were superficial.
A growing number of societies sought new connections after contact became the name of the game.
The postclassical period involved explicit efforts at imitation.
outlying parts of the Afro-eurasian world were brought into contact with regions with complex cultural, manufacturing, and urban systems through trade and missionary connections.
western europe and parts of Africa borrowed liberally from Arab society.
Most of the time, societies copied one another's technology and cultural forms.
People in the Americas had contact with one another, but they were not connected to Afro-eurasia.
In Polynesia, the same was true.
Afro-eurasia was not homogenized while contacts increased.
The manufacturing sophistication and urban wealth required to fully imitate the leading centers of Asia were not found in societies on the peripheries.
After a brief period of enthusiasm for Chinese political institutions, Japanese leaders decided they did not want to imitate some aspects of Chinese society.
Europeans had no desire for religious change unless it involved imposing their religion on Muslims.
One of the three great early roman cities was called Tripolitania.
Several western europeans traveled widely at the end of the period.
Travel brought people to the limits of toler ance.
While he praised the piety of his hosts in sub-Saharan Africa, he was appalled by the freedom that women there enjoyed.
His view was not of a fully Muslim society.
During the postclassical centuries, new patterns of contact and changes in the religious map dominated world history.
When missionary and merchant expansion went hand in hand, they supported each other.
Economic and cultural shifts were more significant than social changes.
India's caste system was built on the precedent of the slave trade into the Middle east.
In Chinese footbinding, a number of societies deepened patriarchal gender relations.
The social implications of major religions were not always translated into practice.