315K Lecture Notes - Feb 3

315K Lecture Notes - Feb 3 - THE NATURE OF THE COLONIAL...

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THE NATURE OF THE COLONIAL ENTERPRISE I. DEFINE COLONY - INFLUENCE - CHANGE i. IMPOSSIBLE NOT TO CHANGE ii. MINDSETS CHANGE iii. II. IMPERIAL MODEL OF BRITISH-AMERICA - CORE/PERIPHERY - THE ARCHIPELAGO - COLONIAL MENTALIES - MIMESIS III. VACUUM DOMICILIUM - EUROPEANS, INDIANS, AND CULTURAL (MIS)READINGS IV. SELF AND OTHERS Feb 5 th , 2009 - Indians were overwhelmed by Rum – overhunted their own backcountry to trade for Rum. - There has a lot been said about out conservative adaptation – object came from Europe could be adapted to the Indian culture. Older ways of doing things. - When the Indians were first given a rifle – they held it out like a bow and arrow. They knew it was for hunting. - There were so many goods coming in that they couldn’t be adapted to the Indian culture. - Anthropologists study on Language – conservative adaptation ended with Indians couldn’t find words in their own language – they became overwhelmed by the new material. Last lecture - What/Define colonization - Black legend…English/Spanish competitions….
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- Talked about Religious purposes, age of faith…Puritans, Quakers, Convert saves to religions. - Quest to the northwest passage…Discovery of Americas – still interest in using the western passage to asia. Obsessed with finding a shortcut through North America to Cathay/China and to Jerusalem. Take the Islamic world back to
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This note was uploaded on 06/13/2011 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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315K Lecture Notes - Feb 3 - THE NATURE OF THE COLONIAL...

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