Quiz 2 - !1[Bri Herloss[HIST105 Summer 2019[Fitzgerald]\u2028 Imperial Ethnocentrism and Acculturation Due to the Columbian exchange Europe Eurasia and

Quiz 2 - !1[Bri Herloss[HIST105 Summer...

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1 [Bri Herloss] [HIST105, Summer 2019] [Fitzgerald] Imperial Ethnocentrism and Acculturation Due to the Columbian exchange, Europe, Eurasia, and Asia benefited from new knowledge. New agricultural ways sparked trade and population increases, many new foods were introduced that did not exist before the 1500s. However, it is important to analyze not only how Europeans adopted certain goods from colonies, but why they did so. Recognizing how societies assimilate forge in things is beneficial in proving theories of imperial expansion, colonialism, consumerism, and food. Specifically, in China, the Ming Dynasty used the new knowledge to their advantage by sparking trade production with unique products such as silk and porcelain. Marcy Norton’s text suggests that the reason some New World consumables met with more success than others was the Europeans’ ability to fit foreign items into their ‘realm of things’; Norton also introduces the ‘cultural-functionalist model’ which suggests that people

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