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person who holds absolute power, typically one who exercise it in a cruel or oppressive way), progression was hindered QUESTIONS 1) What is the “European miracle” and what are some of the arguments Blaut makes against this myth?
2) How was racism (in its many forms, biological, classical, scientific) used to explain the “European miracle?”
3) Explain the Malthusian law of overpopulation, and how this was used to explain the miracle myth. How does the author argue against this theory?

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