Explain how, what, & why, with detailed info. from readings or other sources. 1 page for each. No bibliography or format needed.
1. In Abu-Lughod’s polycentric and integrated
world before 1500 large world regions were integrated. Discuss the “world system” of this time and
workings of at least one of its major regional circuit – Western European,
Middle Eastern, or Asian?
2. Define imperialism/colonialism and their histories in
long 19th C. in two
of the following: a. India; b. China, c. sub-Saharan Africa. What
policies & practices did imperial/colonial powers use to maintain/enhance
control & what responses did these evoke in subject societies?