The Age of Revolutions II
Out of the Enlightenment
Ideas of liberty, equality and freedom Put into practice during in the late eighteenth century BUT again be careful about teleological metanarrative not a smooth inevitable progress towards demo
World War One
Imperialism and Nationalism
These twin ideologies were sold to European populations to distract them from issues on the home front. Social Darwinists theories about the "Survival of the Fittest". Race not determined just by skin col
Challenges of the Modern
The Development of Liberalism
Britain's Conservative Backlash
General rule aristocrats= landed wealth, (upper) middle-class= industry and business In 1780's only 8%men vote French Revolution caused a conservative panic.
The Age of Revolutions I
Intellectual Revolutions Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment Political Revolutions American, French, Haitian, Latin American
Challenge of "discovery"
Renaissance 15th century Italy recovering "rebirth" of ancien
Diamonds are forever
.but lives are not.
-Martin Chungong Ayafor, Chairman of the Sierra Leone Panel of Experts
The issue of blood diamonds captured the world's attention in 1999 when Sierra Leone was going through an extremely horri
Asia, Americas and Africa Before European Expansionism
"Simplifying to the extreme, I define postmodern as incredulity toward metanarratives."
Global Realities of "The Age of Discovery" 1450-1650
Europe lagged behind several