Lecture 5 - Lecture 5 The Formation of Pre-Modern Empires...

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Lecture 5: The Formation of Pre-Modern Empires Outline I. Expansion of Culture via Empires II. Motifs of early empire III.Guest speaker Parameters of an Empire o Etymology: Latin from “imperium”, denoting military command within the ancient Roman Government o World-empires= multiplicity of societies unified under domination of a single government o All the countries in these empires don’t have to be culturally the same. o System of governance based on conquest Land Oil People Labor o Political justification to extend the State’s power thru subjugation of other people and exploitation of their resources The politics of geography o Is Egypt’s kingdoms and early empires part of Africa or not? Motifs of early empire expansion: the longue duree o Corrects fractious political environment o Roman
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Julius Caesar o Struggle over man-power o Lack of acknowledgement for female involvement/participation Motifs of early empire expansion: agriculture o
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Lecture 5 - Lecture 5 The Formation of Pre-Modern Empires...

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