Cultural Theory and the Age of Imperialism
Introduction <ul><li>Changing Social Ideas/Theories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maturation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Political Mili...
Marx <ul><li>Karl Marx 1818-1883 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communist Manifesto </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Theories </li...
Karl Marx 1818 -1883
Darwinism <ul><li>Charles Darwin 1809-1882 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Radically Alters Conception of Time and Biological Life <...
Scopes Monkey Trial
<ul><li>Social Darwinism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extension of Darwin’s Theory to Society </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Herbert ...
<ul><li>Racial Nationalism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Volkish Thought-Germany </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses of History and Ra...
<ul><li>Anti-Semitism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>France -Edourd Drumont Journalist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Austria-Karl Lueg...
Dreyfus Affair
New Imperialism <ul><li>Causes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vs Colonialism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second Industrial Revolutio...
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Responses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Violent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideological </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National...
China Boxer Rebellion  <ul><li>“ Carving up the Chinese melon.“ </li></ul><ul><li>Japan defeats China 1895 </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Scramble for Africa </li></ul><ul><ul><li>European Hegemony </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1880 1/10 </li></ul></ul><u...
 
 
 
Boer War
<ul><li>British Africa </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cecil Rhodes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gold </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>War <...
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Cultural theory and the age of imperialism

  1. 1. Cultural Theory and the Age of Imperialism
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Changing Social Ideas/Theories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maturation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Political Military Economic Power </li></ul><ul><li>Marketplace </li></ul><ul><li>Desire for Resources </li></ul><ul><li>End Result Colonial Imperialism </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual Currents reflected Social Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Realism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Naturalism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Positivism </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Marx <ul><li>Karl Marx 1818-1883 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communist Manifesto </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Theories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cause of Revolutions of 1848? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Das Kapital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marx’s Efforts Failed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>International Working Men’s Association Reformed in 1889 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Karl Marx 1818 -1883
  5. 5. Darwinism <ul><li>Charles Darwin 1809-1882 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Radically Alters Conception of Time and Biological Life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural Selection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Origin of Species (1859) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Decent of Man (1871) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Darwinism and Christianity </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Scopes Monkey Trial
  7. 7. <ul><li>Social Darwinism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extension of Darwin’s Theory to Society </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Herbert Spencer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link w/ Racism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buttressed imperialism, racism, nationalism, and militarism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anglo-Saxon and Teutonic Superiority </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Racial Nationalism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Volkish Thought-Germany </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses of History and Race </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Frederick Nietzsche “God is Dead” “I teach you the Superman” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Anti-Semitism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>France -Edourd Drumont Journalist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Austria-Karl Lueger </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Christian Socialist Party </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Germany-fears of “World Conspiracy” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Russia-expels 20,000 Jews from Moscow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>19 th Century Anti-Semitism Different </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No Longer Just Religious </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Theodor Hertzl The Jewish State (1896) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Dreyfus Affair
  11. 11. New Imperialism <ul><li>Causes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vs Colonialism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second Industrial Revolution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Economic Motives Inseparable from National </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Missionaries-Good Works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Raise those Who Can Not Raise Themselves </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Desire for Adventure and Exploration </li></ul></ul>
  12. 16. <ul><li>Responses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Violent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideological </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nationalistic Resistance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>British India </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sepoy Mutiny 1857 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited positive affects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>China </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Boxer Rebellion </li></ul></ul>
  13. 17. China Boxer Rebellion <ul><li>“ Carving up the Chinese melon.“ </li></ul><ul><li>Japan defeats China 1895 </li></ul><ul><li>The Righteous and Harmonious Fists </li></ul><ul><li>Boxer Protocol of 1901 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Humiliating Terms </li></ul></ul>
  14. 18. <ul><li>Scramble for Africa </li></ul><ul><ul><li>European Hegemony </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1880 1/10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1910 ALL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leopold II International Association for the Exploration and Civilization of Central Africa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Berlin Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Map Still Reflects Boundaries Drawn </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 22. Boer War
  16. 23. <ul><li>British Africa </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cecil Rhodes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gold </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>War </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conclusions </li></ul>

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