Europe where serfs agricultural laborers had to give

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Europe where serfs (agricultural laborers) had to give a part of their crops to their lords. Dualistic-development model: The concept that the relationship between the rich and the poor countries is just a global version of the dualism that we see in every aspect of life; a concept that in interrelations the superior elements do little or nothing to pull up the inferior elements, and may serve to push them down. The China formula: A two-step idea where Europeans believed the Chinese were the only non- European civilization with the potential for a "miracle," and that the Chinese decided to stop technological advances post medieval era Technological determinism: the claim that Europeans are more inventive, innovative and rational than non-Europeans and that Europeans had moved their society forward by inventing new technology rather than doing so by creating political systems, new religion, etc.
Oriental despotism: oppressive form of government which is know to be the historical characteristics of Asian civilizations. 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?

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