Brushed Aside by Outside Progress: From Relative Decline to Colonization

@inproceedings{Barisitz2017BrushedAB,
  title={Brushed Aside by Outside Progress: From Relative Decline to Colonization},
  author={Stephan Barisitz},
  year={2017}
}
This chapter deals with the long and uneven process of economic decline of CA and the SR, following the collapse of the Mongol Empire and a temporary recovery in the fifteenth century. The latter had benefited from new wide-ranging, although extremely violent, empire formation by Tamerlane, followed by his Timurid successors. From the early sixteenth century, increasing pressure was exerted on overland trade by European seaborne competition, following the discovery of the maritime route to… Expand