Pienso y Existo

octubre 13, 2012

Plagues and development

Filed under: Pensamientos — Wilmar Perez @ 1:31 pm
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The thirteenth and fourteenth centuries were specially challenging for the social orders in Afro-Eurasia. By then, a series of commercial paths among them had been created, facilitating the interchange of goods and cultural ideas across the known territories. With the Mongol invasions and the subsequent spread of the series of plagues that spanned for more than a century, societies were faced to enemies that, in the case of the plagues, have never been seen before, for that enemy was “invisible” and, thereafter, mainly in Europe, was attributed to a divine character .

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