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Ces 244 01 Slideshare

  1. 1. Colonial Roots: the creation of global inequality: ideologies and structures
  2. 2. divisions of wealth/power rich/poor 1st/3rd world developed/developing
  3. 3. creation of inequity European colonialism (late 1400s-1940s) extension of sovereignty by force fueled by: mercantilism ideology of “civilization” narrative of “progress” = a racial project
  4. 4. colonial practices redefined people and territories slaves laborers military establishment of structures (management) taxes and banned practices local practices banned
  5. 5. more colonial practices infrastructure aimed at trade/military set up trade flows to empire--metropole (export) forced export crops
  6. 6. results: colonies stripped of resources wealth and resources move to metropole industry grows in Europe and “new world”
  7. 7. colonial map -- globe 1800
  8. 8. scramble for africa Europe stronger conference of Berlin (1885) King Leopold of Belgium
  9. 9. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw12KGSj53k
  10. 10. colonial map globe -- 1900

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