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Department
History
Course
HIS241H1
Professor
Anthony Cantor
Semester
Summer

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HIS241October 6Kristen Young Why Europe not other parts of the world Overseas trade was major component in Britains economy Islamic world and China had more advanced economic systems so why were theynot able to industrialize The Islamic world was more scientific as well and a lot of the science of Europe wastranslated into Latin in order for Europe to have it Presented other nations histories as stagnate and their cultures were neverchanging as a result Idea was that economic progression couldnt happen under despotic rule because they wouldnt actually own any of the things they were making and selling andtherefore profit was not their own Colonial expansion was necessary in order to break down the stagnant walls ofother culturesMarx had a cold rationality for the way that history wasisThere are also softer versions but they are saying the same thingRemember that all regions went through economic changesoMostly successes not failuresoNot necessa
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