The Dump: Stuff I found & thought worthy of saving

History & TOK teaching, running, golf, politics, junk

Archive for the category “Middle Ages”

How Europe conquered the world

From Foreign Affairs

Instability of power led to greater warfare to inceasing development of military technology paid for by much higher taxes than elsewhere (eg China was a stable empire with much lower taxes which was spent on infrastructure rather than military…

A few centuries of this led to better tech, bigger forces, a willingness to use this force and an expansionary outlook for resources

Life in the Middle Ages

A couple of self evident links

Medieval life in pictures

10 dangers of the Middle Ages

Post Navigation