Week 12

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Global Asia Studies
Liang Chen

Week 12 What were the economic, cultural, and political reasons for the rise of Euro American imperialism in Asia in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries? Cultural Political Economic - Civilizing mission - Survival of the - Lure of profits, or white mans fittest natural resources, burden - Nationalist sentiments and markets - It was believed that the and pride - The Indian and Europeans saw - They believed that the South East Asia themselves as the more they conquered had abundant higher race and and influenced the supply of natural therefore had to their more powerful they recourses that the duty in front of God became. Very much Europeans could and show the people like greed. exploit and use of color theyre way towards profit. of life and help them - They already had assimilate into trade networks in modern day society. tacts and
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