In Sociocultural Anthropology on page 74 the text states that although the

In sociocultural anthropology on page 74 the text

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progress for other cultures, is the textile industry. In Sociocultural Anthropology on page 74, the text states that although the textile industry had some success, it sparked several conflicts for countries over raw materials and its markets. One being between Britian and India, where Britian was displeased by the success of Indian textiles and began making and selling copies ruining their industry (Robbins, 2016, p. 75). It was through these articles and my own personal experiences where my perspective on the meaning of progress and development had shifted. They had gone to prove that for many societies these changes impose negative effects. It is most often the case that these developments tend to benefit only those who are economically profiting and it is the hardworking citizens who must suffer in silence. Through these reflections, I am granted the opportuntity to step back from my life and experiences to appreciate and influence the generation in which i am apart of. The text has allowed me
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to reflect on the sentiments of those who were marginalized during this time period and to imagine myself in their shoes would be infuriating. It is evident how clouded judgments had been during this time period and how if choices and the voices of others had been considered, the numerous ways that society as a whole would benefit. It was through this compelling chapter, that progress and development had very good intentions but not always the right execution. It was the lives of many people being forced into jobs and different communities, many even children at the time, that prove that when cultures and societies are involved, it is crucial that there is thorough planning and comprimise. Although I do not agree with the acts of those in power at the time it allows me to pose questions such as, without these developments how might the world around us look today? And how during those times of revolution who would have ought to be in power to create the appropriate developments our modern society now deems acceptable?
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