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UNIT 1: Maps, Time, and World History

UNIT AUDIO GLOSSARY

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Afrocentrism Audio Pronunciation of Afrocentrism
History from an Africa-centered perspective.

Fernand Braudel Audio Pronunciation of Fernand Braudel
Twentieth-century French historian who created the Annales school that analyzes large-scale social change over long periods of historical time.

Gerardus Mercator Audio Pronunciation of Gerardus Mercator
Mapmaker from Flanders who in 1569 created a true world navigational chart that bore lines of constant compass bearing.

hejira Audio Pronunciation of hejira
The Prophet Muhammad's flight to Medina from Mecca in 622 CE which marks the beginning of the Muslim calendar.

metageography Audio Pronunciation of metageography
Set of spatial structures through which people order their knowledge of the world.

Zheng He Audio Pronunciation of Zheng He
Ming dynasty admiral who led seven voyages to the Indian Ocean ports from 1405 - 1433 CE.

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