11/21/2013 11:21:00 AM
ENVS 1200 – What about our own stories
Beyond the frame
Constructing a World Order
Fundamentalist piece: Fundamentalism can prevent us from thinking
Constructing the nation: We can think of nationalism as being socially
constructed – we can become stuck in thinking like ‘the nation.’
It is a constructed thing that came about in the 16 century (when
European monarchs set about creating it).
What emerges in this time is national armies, absolute monarchs
used these for both expansion and population control (so they could
National Bureaucracies also emerge at this time (record
Treaty of Westphalia (1637) establish the principle of national
sovereignty (idea that a country can rule its self without foreign
Following this, we see the arrival of national states and world orders
Through this integration we see all kinds of exchanges that have
important consequences for the future of many of these colonies.
(Triangular trade/Columbian exchange).
Today we see massive percentages of ppl living in poverty around
Constructing a Settler Nation: Canada
We need t