Looking to Seaward

By | 2018-05-08T00:01:47+00:00 July 1st, 2016|News|

On Conrad’s ‘interminable waterway’, trade followed the flag and colonial misadventure cast a shadow over early globalisation. At the high watermark of European imperial effort, the interconnected pieces of the world economy still struggled with poor communications technology, limited cross-cultural understanding, and the tyranny of distance.

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