Controlling their behavior than non europeans

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controlling their behavior than non-Europeans. Europeans are sexually “continent” and therefore do not suffer over population b. Population growth in European history was seen as a positive factor, therefore growth of Europe’s population in the 11 th century and thereafter is seen as proof that medieval Europe was healthily advancing, whereas population growth in non-European societies is seen as negative c. Blaut argues that the idea that population growth is an automatic, biological process, which occurs whether or not there is food enough to feed additional mouths is wrong????
4) Explain the two environmental determinist arguments, the “nasty, tropical Africa” and the “arid, despotic Asia” myths. What do they say, and how are these used to reinforce the miracle myth. How does Blaut argue against them?
5) What is technological determinism, and give some examples of this argument. 6) What is “Weberianism” and how do his theories of rationality contribute to the “European miracle” myth? 7) Briefly describe in 1-2 sentences the four aspects of society that have been used to support the myth of the “European miracle” (state, religion, class, family).

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