The Crisis of Liberalism Notes (2)

The Crisis of Liberalism Notes (2) - The Crisis of...

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The Crisis of Liberalism I. What was the Fin de Siecle? The end of the century, can this optimism about the ever-increasing wealth of euoprean nations last in the face of rising tensions? Conflicts between tradition and modernization Imperialism and violence in the colonies Anxiety and prosperity Tolerance and intolerance Urbanization and its discontents liberalism’s failing at home Increasing national rivalries Impatience of the working class Rise of biological and politicized racism Cultural efflorescence Dark side of European ambition Africa carved, abused The Boer wars 1899-1802 The herero revolt o Maji maji uprising o Swadeshi movement in india o Home rule movement in ireland A. Dissonance, tension, creativity and wealth B. Artistic modernism Casting off of old traditions and conventions Experimentation in music, are, architecture, science, technology
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C. Politics in a New Key II. Conflict Abroad: Hyper-Imperialism III. Conflict at Home ‘Patrician ‘class cannot, or will not reform quickly enough New scale of production, new economic crisies make for new challenges
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course HIST 1003 taught by Professor Zucker during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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