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Imperialism

Imperialism has been thrown around in my social studies classes for many years now. New ideas about it are presented every class, but it is the same for all intensive purposes. The simplest definition that I learned was that imperialism … Continue reading

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Impirialism

While the Huntington reading is talking about imperialism when it talks about modern/ future conflict sources being cultural in nature, I see this as being more of a source countries diverging and separating from one another. In Europe we see … Continue reading

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Imperialism

Chapter 8 talks about imperialism, colonialism, and in a sense, racism. Painter and Jeffrey explain these concepts using the standard example of, of course, Europe. The general idea and process of imperialism then, is as follows: One civilization explores until … Continue reading

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Imperialism

I greatly enjoyed reading the “Clash of Civilizations?” because it raised my awareness to ideas revolving around the nature future political conflict.  Huntington explained how the primary source of conflict changes throughout time.  As an example, the Cold War was viewed as … Continue reading

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Imperialism

Finally, a word that means what I have always thought it meant.  This week we are looking at Imperialism and the effects that that has had on cultures through out time.  This chapter opens with the example of Australia and … Continue reading

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Imperialism and Colonialism

Back in school, if we talked about imperialism or colonialism, it was really only about our own state.  There would be some mentions here and there of these major European forces laying claim on other areas, but not to the … Continue reading

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Imperialism

Imperialism seems to be a central theme in almost every human geography class I have taken to the day, but there are so many different ways to go about looking at it. Chapter eight seems to be an extension of … Continue reading

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