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Unformatted text preview: financial and political control • Immense accumulation of surplus capital that needed new outlets, beyond Americas and Australia into Asia and Africa; • Industrial Revolution created demand for raw materials; investment for these required political control (petroleum, rubber, jute, various metals) • Other factors, among which “Social Darwinism”; belief that Europeans had superiority over the rest of the World • Different from “old imperialism”: This one fundamentally changed the economic and social structure of the colonized lands...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2012 for the course FENS 101 taught by Professor Selçukerdem during the Fall '12 term at Sabancı University.
- Fall '12