1750�1914 - 17501914 MajorDevelopments...

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1750–1914 Major Developments Questions of periodization o Continuities and breaks, causes of changes from the previous  period and within this period Changes in global commerce, communications, and technology o Industrial Revolution (transformative effects on and differential  timing in different societies; mutual relation of industrial and  scientific developments; commonalities) o Changes in patterns of world trade Demographic and environmental changes (migrations, end of the Atlantic  slave trade, new birthrate patterns, food supply) Changes in social and gender structure (Industrial Revolution; commercial  and demographic developments; emancipation of serfs/slaves; and  tension between work patterns and ideas about gender) Political revolutions and independence movements; new political ideas o United States and Latin American independence movements o Revolutions (United States, France, Haiti, Mexico, China)
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2010 for the course WE 123 taught by Professor 23 during the Spring '10 term at Aarhus Universitet, Aarhus.

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