What natural barriers helped protect India from invaders?
In the Indus River valley.
China is one of the world is largest countries. It is located in eastern Asia. Like India, China is surrounded by natural barriers. Mountains and deserts lie to the north, south, and west of China. To the east lies the Pacific Ocean. Natural barriers helped to protect ancient China from invasion. The barriers also limited China's contacts with other civilizations.
One of the most obvious answers is the problem they pose with travel. Certain natural barriers can also serve as protection for growing communities/towns. Many towns and city started as outposts on trade routes. Trade routes in turn were usually the fasted, easiest way from one point to another. Over coming these barriers also helped man to develop certain skills and sciences. ( Bridge building, water control, ect. )
Greece being a mountainous region created natural barriers and division for the city/states of Greek civilization. The sea- which could be seen from almost any place, helped develop trade and transportation. This brought in different cultures and also helped the Greek civilization spread as far as India.
Liberalisation of trade and investment policies has helped the globalisation process by making foreign trade and investment easier. Earlier, several developing countries had placed barriers and restrictions on imports and investments from abroad to protect domestic production. However, to improve the quality of domestic goods, these countries have removed the barriers. Thus, liberalisation has led to a further spread of globalisation because now businesses are allowed to make their own decisions on imports and exports…