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Unformatted text preview: Questions 1. What are the views of Karl Pearson (Social Darwinism: Imperialism Justified by Nature) on race? To what extent does Pearson ground his perspective in science? How does this relate to Darwins ideas on natural selection (The Descent of Man)? What connections does Pearson make between nationalism, race, and the imperativeness of imperialism? 2. Compare Rudyard Kipling (The White Mans Burden) with Edmund Morel (The Black Mans Burden). How does each characterize the actions of the imperialists? What does each see as the principal motivation for imperialism? How does each conceptualize the relationship between colonizer and colonized? 3. How does Friedrich Fabri (Does Germany Need Colonies?) use Great Britain in his justification for German colonization? What aspects of British colonization does Fabri praise? What economic and political concerns does Fabri call on in his argument? What does Fabri mean by a colonising vocation? How does the idea of a bearer of a cultural mission compare to the by a colonising vocation?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2010 for the course HIST 172 taught by Professor Trudyselleck during the Fall '08 term at CSU Long Beach.
- Fall '08