500 years ago, China destroyed its world-dominating navy because its political elite was afraid of free trade via /r/economy


500 years ago, China destroyed its world-dominating navy because its political elite was afraid of free trade
http://www.businessinsider.com/china-zhenge-he-treasure-fleet-elite-free-trade-2017-2?IR=T

Submitted February 28, 2017 at 02:42AM by ZmajLee
via reddit https://www.reddit.com/r/economy/comments/5wmqi9/500_years_ago_china_destroyed_its_worlddominating/?utm_source=ifttt

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