Give two examples of different types of global exchanges which took place before the seventeenth century, choosing one example from Asia and one from the Americas.
Explain how the global transfer of disease in the pre-modern world helped in the colonization of the Americas.
Write a note to explain the effects of the following:
The British government’s decision to abolish the Corn Laws.
The coming of rinderpest to Africa.
The death of men of working-age in Europe because of the World War.
The great depression on the Indian economy.
The decision of MNCs to relocate production to Asian countries.
Give two examples from history to show the impact of technology on food availability.
What is meant by the Bretton- Woods Agreement?
Imagine that you are an indentured Indian laborer in the Caribbean. Drawing from the details in this chapter, write a letter to your family describing your life and feelings.
Explain the three types of movements or flows within international economic exchange. Find one example of each type of flow which involved India and Indians and write a short account of it.
Explain the cause of the Great Depression.
Explain what is referred to as the G-77 countries. In what ways can G-77 be seen as a reaction to the activities of the Bretton Woods twins?