What geographical advantages did Western Europe have in the encounters with the non-Western world in the 15th and 16th centuries ?
The most important geographical advantage that the people of Western Europe had came from the fact that Western Europe was connected to a huge landmass with a large population. This was the main geographical factor that gave them an advantage over the natives of the Americas.
The fact that the Western Europeans were connected to a huge and populated landmass gave...
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