Phil Barnes - 100905355
Prof - Peter Atack
February 24, 2014
PSCI - 3105
Imperialism in Braveheart
As someone with Scottish blood in their body, it is hard not to get emotional watching
Braveheart, a movie based on the 13th century struggle
Week 11: India & Ireland Revolutions
a)which works better for revolution: violence or peace?
-> POGG.justification of an empire
-> does it depend on context?
b) how do you defeat rebellion from the irish perspective
c) How do you stop the rebellion from b
Week 7: Independence of Settler Colonies
a) how and why could a settler colony revolt?
b) what do independence movements say about empire?
-> underlying weaknesses in empire & ideology.
c) how do you prepare an american revolution?
-> the logistics
* FINAL WEEK DEFINITIONS *
.historian related to Annales school
.500 year history of the mediterranean leading up to capitalism
.precursor to World Systems theory
2)worldly aestheticism: Max Weber
.the removal of fun and possessions fr
Week 2 Notes :ClassicTheories
a)IS this different from our insistence on human rights in Afghanistan?
b)Do Human right have an elective affinity for globalization?
c) has westernization replaced religion as imperialist justiication?
.direct control of one group over another
.beginning in 1415 primarily, erodes after WWII to 1980s (Cold War)
3) la longue duree
.a way of studying history over a long period of time.
4) Ferdinand Braudel
.historian related to
Week 6: Early Colonization
a)what was it that gave the europeans such an advantage?
b) what kindof colonies were the 1st wave of expansion?
c) What drove the Champlains French conquest of Canda if not GGG?
.idea of the Inca world turning upsid
Week 12: USA
a) Is it an American Empire?
b) is it something to be admired or despised?
-> use long Duree theory to determine the roots
.Irish workers who searched for work abroad
.primarily built the global network of railroads
34) Manifest De
Week 8: 2nd Wave of Colonialism
a) what was the new drive of imperialism?
-> had economic & ideological, now they wanted land dominance as the world
was nearly complete
-> new industrialization
b)look at the dependence created from the rubber plantation
Week 3: dependency Theory
a)what is the role racism played in developing dependency
b) what are the historic blocs of the three cases (Plantation owners Church & metropole
-> a historic bloc is the consent from a certain soci
Week 10: Collapse of Imperialism
a) Why & what internal aspects forced the collape?
b) what changed the ideas, economics & politics of it?
c) how 2 world wars ended empires
d) what are ways that colonialism internalized in subject populations?
e) Bob Marl
Week 5.roman Model
a) what lessons can be taken from Rome?
b) What lessons did future Europeans learn?
c) how did rome recruit their officials? and Spain to follow?
d) was the Roman way better?
2) Byzantine empire
.lasted until 1435, shows that R
Week 9: Bad.India & Congo
a) How were the Europeans able to succeed in imperialism so quickly?
b) where did the rationale that they were helping anyone but themselves come from?
.commiserated the Cinquantenaire arch
.was granted the Congo as
Week 4: Culture & Imperialism
a) which institutions articulated the imperial message, who won/lost?
b) who gets to write the history makes propaganda, but who writes culture gets the
c) most powerful opposition is to make the enemy silence