Ch 10: The Emergence of Interregional Networks

About This Chapter

Review how interregional networks are formed and how they influence the regions and cultures they connect. Use video lessons and self-assessment quizzes to explore trade routes through various eras and places of the world.

The Emergence of Interregional Networks - Chapter Summary

This chapter covers how interregional networks emerged throughout the middle and medieval ages. The lessons explore different regions of the world, including West and East Africa, the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean. As you progress through the chapter, you will learn about Trans-Saharan trade and the empires that controlled key trade routes in the Middle Ages. After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Outline trade networks in the Middle Ages, their routes and the empires that controlled them
  • Detail the ecosystems and trade routes on the Niger River in the 12th through 16th centuries
  • Discuss Egyptian trade in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Nile Valley
  • Identify Trans-Saharan trade and West African Sudanic states

You can track your progress through the chapter with self-assessment quizzes following each lesson. Revisit main points in the video lessons using video tags to jump to different topics. Lesson transcripts are also available, where you'll find key words in bold. Visit your Dashboard to stay organized and see how far you've progressed through the course.

Chapter Practice Exam
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