Lecture 9- Feb 11

Lecture 9- Feb 11 - The International US in the 20th...

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The International US in the 20 th Century Lecture 9 February 11, 2008 The Advent of Regionalism in the Americas, ca. 1920-1940 1) Prof. Fein’s definitions of “nasty words” a) Imperialism i) Influence of one nation on territory and people beyond that nations borders b) Empire i) Imperialism is happening when you describe empire ii) Machinery of imperialism, conscious and unconscious iii) The reciprocal system c) Colonialism i) Particular kind of imperialism ii) Formal, always iii) Involves people going from the center of the empire elsewhere to formally exercise power d) International v. transnational i) In dialogue with one another ii) International is the relationship between countries iii) Transnational is one country’s presence in another (1) Can sometimes take place on the local level, among certain classes, races, parts of countries (2) The export of certain aspects of culture from one country to another 2) 1920s-1930s a) Important era of experimentation with diplomacy and using culture as diplomacy
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