Please type your answers to the following questions and bring them to class.

1. Describe Wright’s unique approach to historiography.

2. What is Wallerstein’s world systems theory?

3. “Before 1000 Europe was not a core in any economic network.” (23) What is the pre-European (pre-modern) world system?

4. What kinds of effects did the Arab conquests of the 7th and 8th centuries have on world history?

5. What does Wright mean when he says that Henry the Navigator did not start a revolution in shipbuilding?

6. What is the effect of horses on West African states?

7. How did the end of the Atlantic slave trade affect Niumi?