Poli Sci 111-4 - Poli Sci 111 4 19:32 Building Blocks of...

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Poli Sci 111 - 4 19:32 Building Blocks of the Modern World (The Market) Anderson: Imagined Communities “… all communities larger than primordial villages of face to face contact (and perhaps  even these) are imagined.” Role of Language Protestant Reformation (no more latin) Print Capitalism Community and Communication Imagined vs. “real” communities (intimate knowledge of the community) Communication among strangers Communities of meaning (again… it’s context) States and Nations Sometimes, but do not always, overlap Nations that have no state Kurds, Basques, Tibetans, Palestinians, Quebecois States that have several nations in them Nigeria, India, United States, UK The Industrial Revolution A period of sustained and unprecedented economic growth starting in the mid  eighteenth century and continuing through the present time.  Malthusian Crisis Thomas Robert Malthus Population grows exponentially
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