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Musket, Map and Money by Jimmy Teng

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Musket, Map and Money
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Publisher: De Gruyter Open
ISBN-13: 9788376560595
Number of pages: 196

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Military technological changes decisively shaped geopolitics and the fortunes of states, empires and civilizations. In his book Jimmy Teng claims that to understand the impacts of these military technological changes is in fact to understand the causes behind the following major historical puzzles or important facts: the leading position of the Near East during the dawn of civilization; the splendid achievements of Greece, India and China during the axial era; the classical golden age of India under the Gupta Empire; etc.

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