By Francine McKenzie Lucia Coppolaro
This publication explains the reasons and results of the intersection of 2 transformative international forces - exchange and clash - due to the fact that 1500. The 9 historic case reviews - interspersed over 500 years and spanning the globe - make a big historic contribution to the long-lasting debate approximately no matter if exchange makes peace much more likely.
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Wu was back in Guangdong as an assistant commissioner in 1505. 11 So he spent most of the first 25 years of his career in Guangdong, and must have been reappointed there in post after post because he was seen as having a good understanding of the challenges of administering the region. 28 A Global History of Trade and Conflict Since 1500 Unfortunately, little else is known of Wu Tingju, of what was at stake in his stand- off with Chen Boxian or of how it played out politically. The result is puzzling: the emperor agreed with the Ministry of Rites and approved Chen’s recommendations, yet Wu Tingju remained in post; not only that, but he was promoted to Left (Senior) Administration Commissioner of Guangdong within a year.
474). 11. Hegre et al. 771. 12. 471–7. 13. 22. 14. 22. 15. Hegre et al. (2010) note the lopsided nature of academic study, although even when they take this into account they continue to find that trade has a pacifying effect. 16. 81–6. 17. 459. 18. 156–8. 19. 25. 20. 1269. 21. 54. 22. 167. 23. Prange (2011). Introduction: The Intersection of Trade and Conflict 19 24. Curtin (1984), p. ’ 25. 37. 26. 151. 27. 241–2. 28. 20. 29. 106. 30. 804. 31. Belich (2001). 32. 1223–4. 33. 247.
Not only did the Portuguese court flee to Brazil, but the move encouraged trade links with Britain. Cardoso credits British merchants with the ability to respond to adverse circumstances created by the blockade by seeking out new opportunities; he emphasizes the importance of their ‘spirit of enterprise, capacity for innovation’ as well as their ‘subtlety and agility’. There was a backlash amongst Portuguese traders who felt unable to compete. This backlash prompted José da Silva Lisboa, whose son was the translator of Wealth of Nations into Portuguese, to explain how such competitive conditions benefitted all.