HU 19th Century Imperialism and Realism in the Arts

HU 19th Century Imperialism and Realism in the Arts - HU...

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HU 19 th  Century Imperialism and Realism in the Arts 25/02/2008 14:56:00 European Colonialism 1850 – 1890 Imperialism in 17 th  and 19 th  century o New Imperialism o Imperialism – colonization, quest for territory, raw materials for  industry, new markets for manufactured products, new areas of  settlement for excess population o 17 th  century – Europeans move toward the Western Hemisphere o 19 th  century – Europeans move to the Pacific and Africa 1870 – 1900 changes in international relations o relationship between European nations and the rest of the world o increase in territory  Germany, France, Italy, Portugal, Russia, US Great Britain – “the sun never sets on the British Empire” o Indication of the vast territory o Expanded population, territory increase o Involved in controlling the governments of conquered territories o Increase nationalism due to British intervention o India’s uprising, China nationalist movement – Civil War o Japan – resist Western domination – did not want to lose autonomy Rationale for Imperialism Anthropological theories o Racial hierarchy ranking of civilized people
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