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Reading Guide: The Colonizer’s Model of the World J.M. Blaut Chapter 2 KEY TERMS European miracle
The China formula The two step idea where Europeans believed the Chinese were the only non-European civilization with the potential for a miracle and that the Chinese decided to stop technological advances post Medieval Era Technological determinism A theory that presumes a society’s technology drives the development of its social structure and cultural values Oriental despotism European belief that since Asian countries were ruled by a despot (a ruler or other

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