Spices and the Age of Discovery

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Mark Cartwright
by Real History
published on 04 June 2021
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The Age of Discovery, when European explorers uncovered whole new worlds, is well known, but what prompted this unprecedented push into the unknown? This animated video explores how spices provided the initial impetus for exploration and how one naughty dutchman opened the door for European colonial empires in Africa and Asia.

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Peace in the Realm - Bonnie Grace

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History, R. (2021, June 04). Spices and the Age of Discovery. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2565/spices-and-the-age-of-discovery/

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History, Real. "Spices and the Age of Discovery." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 04, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2565/spices-and-the-age-of-discovery/.

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History, Real. "Spices and the Age of Discovery." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Jun 2021. Web. 21 Sep 2021.