[Marxism] Yes, India-China were too far away

rrubinelli rrubinelli at earthlink.net
Mon Oct 10 06:42:40 MDT 2005

It, the development of the  world market,  the development of modern
capitalism, really is not a product of navigation, or distance, any more
than it is a product of abundant seams of coal.

Africa and the Americas presented no greater obstacle and no greater
rewards than could be found in the Asian Pacific. Chinese merchants had
ocean-going trade with the Asian Pacific, as did traders from the
Arabian Gulf .


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