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Profiles in World History - British World Influence to Seeking Alternatives to Capitalism (1750-1900): Significant Events and the People Who Shaped Them (Profiles in World History)

by George Wilson

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Published by U·X·L .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Historical figures,
  • Reference works,
  • World history,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History - General,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Sociology,
  • History,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • World - General,
  • History: World,
  • Reference - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoyce Moss (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8145510M
    ISBN 100787604690
    ISBN 109780787604691

      Smith also realized that contact with the non-European world had driven the early development of the capitalist world system: “The discovery of America, and that of the passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, are the greatest events recorded in the history of mankind.” 2 At the same time, he expressed skepticism with regard to. The often nasty history of the British company that grew to rule India in the 18th century. Veteran historian Dalrymple (Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, , etc.) reminds readers that the Spice Islands, around what is now Indonesia, were a source of lucrative trade, dominated in the 16th century by the Dutch.

      Capitalism is in crisis across the globe – but what on earth is the alternative? Well, what about the musings of a certain 19th-century German philosopher? Yes, Karl Marx is going mainstream. Research interests. Professor Hopkins's main interests lie in the history of the non- Western world and the history of European imperialism. His current work on the history of globalization is represented by two edited volumes, Globalization in World History () and Global History: Interactions between the Universal and the Local (). Courses taught.

      Neo-liberalism as a set of principles rules undivided across the globe: the most successful ideology in world history.” In , Naomi Klein wrote in her book The Shock Doctrine that capitalism. The British pressured other nations to follow course, although the end of New World slavery did not occur until Brazilian abolition in GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Africa and the African Diaspora in World Context. Africa entered the world economy in the slave trade era.


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