Lecture 9.1307

Lecture 9.1307 - GLOBAL TRADE AND INTERACTION IN THE...

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GLOBAL TRADE AND INTERACTION IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY Focus: The Increase in Population Introduction 1. New countries become world powers: they are in North-West Europe… - Europe become the center of world power - As a result, its history becomes more important! 2. The impact of science and technology on ordinary life - More food from agricultural advances (such as multiple crop rotation) - Less disease from medical advances (such as inoculation) - Discovery of ‘new’ places and investigation of ‘old’ and ‘new’ parts of the world 3. New political and economic ideas will change the world more drastically than before - Democracy, republicanism, individual rights, capitalism, socialism, ‘science’ 4. New forms of social organization will change the world more drastically than before - Class and race; City and factory 5. Historiographical question: is this the century in which the modern age begins? - WHAT IS MODERN?
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2010 for the course HIS 1307 taught by Professor Gawrich during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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Lecture 9.1307 - GLOBAL TRADE AND INTERACTION IN THE...

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