European Empires and Trade c. 1770


European Empires and Trade c. 1770


This map shows the territories and trade routes of each colonial power (British, French, Dutch, Portuguese, and Spanish) from 1760 to 1770. Trade routes/flows are marked with the goods that traveled along these routes and with the value of trade per annum (in British pounds). Areas of colonial rivalry are also indicated; these are mostly found in the Americas.


Oxford Atlas of World History, Oxford University Press, 2002. General Editor Patrick K. O’Brien.

Chapter 2. The Medieval World: “East Asia in the Tang Period 618-907,” page 72.


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