How to Conquer the World

How to Conquer the - -Benefits to industrial regions*Creation of markets for manufactured goods*Limits competition by controlling access to

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How to Conquer the World Military superiority -Economic advantages of industrialization -Technological developments associated with industrialization -Communications(telegraph) -Transportation (railroads/steamships) -Weapons(machine gun)-few Europeans could attack many enemies Limits of military force -Costs -Size of opposition/attrition strategies -“Asymmetrical” strategies- a group finds themselves against an enemy with advantages over them, they will use different strategies to fight -Domestic public opinion Deindustrialization -Creation of dependent economies (find themselves subordinated to industrialized countries) -Usually more effective than direct force Characteristics of dependent economies -Agricultural or Extractive -Narrow economic base -Import of manufactured good -Limited industrial infrastructure -(Often) indebtedness to industrial region
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Unformatted text preview: -Benefits to industrial regions *Creation of markets for manufactured goods *Limits competition by controlling access to markets *Easy access & control over dependent regions-For dependent regions:-Loss of wealth-Obstacles to economic development-suppressed industrial development-skewed development-limited access to technical training/skills-emergence of dual economy in dependent regions-social/political conflict-Negative consequences for industrial regions-Expense of controlling dependent regions-Redistribution of wealth towards elite-Reduction of market incentives for innovation Europe vs. dependent economies-Established both in colonies and in vulnerable economies elsewhere-Increased wealth of Europe at expense of dependent economies-Early 20 th century: European dominates the global economy...
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