How do you explain the fact that china had a much more highly developed economy than most of the rest of the world in the year 1000AD?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 24, 2021, 4:54 pm ad1c9bdddf
In and around 1000A.D., Chinese merchants ruled the seas of Asia. Chinese shipbuilders began to build massive ocean liners, boats and so forth. These ocean carriers had a capacity of approximately 1,250 tons and were able to carry from five hundred to a thousand people at one time. Because the leaders in sea trade--India, Persia and some Arab countries--were facing problems in their homeland the volume to China diminished. The Chinese had to find a way to get what they needed and in turn began their own sea trading by ...
The expert analyzes the European economic history development. The fact that China had a more highly developed economy is found.