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Unformatted text preview: Colonialists in the third world often faced intensive labor shotages SOLUTIONS Slave trade Indentured service Europeans also devised way of forcing the local ppl to work for them e.g. dutch in Indonesia. The cultural system. A kind of throwback to euro. Medieval feudalism. Native ppl were required to devote a certain portion their land and labor An enormous sys. Of worldwide trade in primary commodities grew up It was a sys. That depended upon impoverished laber forces Income was earned in the colonies from these export ind. But it was not earned by the working people who might have been able to use it creatively to improve their lives Alienation It was earned by upper and middle classes, who used it to inc. their consumption Local income generated by imperialist trade went into the hands of an well off minority of the pop....
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- Fall '08