GEOG 121 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Atlantic Slave Trade, Neocolonialism, Planation Surface

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22 Apr 2016
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Us neo colonial and environmental transformation-the case of haiti. Lecture objectives: to examine the reasons for differing patterns of industrial and economic development between north. America and latin america/the caribbean: to introduce the concepts of dependency and neo-colonialism, to examine the 19th-20th century development of haiti. Most countries formally controlled by european states (core periphery-place where decisions were made, periphery was where it was reflected) (dependency-disadvantages and advantages to reliance of industrial producers) Challenge britain"s industrial model-(canada, france-industrialized in different fashions, didn"t or wasn"t able to completely replicate british industries) Na has less poverty, a lot of development after industrialization. La had dependency on other countries, relied on importing goods of colonial powers. La tried to establish farms- recreation of na societies. La had less purchasing power, marginalized societies from atlantic slave trade. (highly stratifies societies) La was tightly to religion (catholic), but the church had an unwillingness to invest in industry.

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