Imperial wealth and court traditions

Imperial wealth and court traditions shaped cultural trends in Asian empires and Europe from 1500s to 1700s. Consider the developments in imperial monumental art, bureaucracy, sciences,
and religion across the world during this period. Can you explain the ways in which imperial wealth impacted the bureaucracy, monumental art (and cultures of splendor), and trade of empires around the world? Please remember, you have to be able to discuss the significance of concepts, places, and monumental architectures from a historical perspective. How did the
emerging world economy impact these societies in the 17th and 18th centuries?

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