Monday, April 11, 2016

Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration

by Josh Marshall

Josh Marshall celebrates Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration by Felipe Fernández-Armesto.
The book tells the story of the explorers - by land and sea who populated the world as they found their way from Africa to every habitable place on earth.
 Why did the west come to dominate world oceanic trade?  Well, the wealth was in the east.  They had the stuff we wanted,not vice versa.

- G

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