How European Culture Became Global

Antique Maps of the World Double Hemisphere Map Henricus Hondius c 1630How did we come to imagine ourselves
as part of a wider world? Before Facebook and Google Maps, people read epic poems and hand-drawn maps. In this video, CHESS Associate Director
Ayesha Ramachandran discusses her new book, World Makers and the fascinating history about how European culture became global in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries:
http://macmillanreport.yale.edu/…/worldmakers-global-imagin…


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