Why Did Europe Conquer The World

Author: Philip T. Hoffman
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400865840
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In Why Did Europe Conquer the World?, Philip Hoffman demonstrates that conventional explanations—such as geography, epidemic disease, and the Industrial Revolution—fail to provide answers.

A Quantitative Tour Of The Social Sciences

Author: Andrew Gelman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521861985
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I'll be referring to an interesting work by Alfred Crosby (1997), who asks, why do
we count, and do Europeans count differently from everybody else? Did they start
at a different time than everybody else, and if so, why? Crosby studies
quantification in Western society from 1250 to 1600, and he incidentally sheds
light on another of the great debates in history: Why did Europe conquer or
expand over the rest of the world? It should not have occurred. Europe in 1500
was not the ...

The Colonizer S Model Of The World

Author: James Morris Blaut
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9780898623482
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explanation and one that claimed superiority of one group over all others, as
Eurocentric diffusionism does, we would certainly settle for environ- mentalism.
Before we leave this topic, two important ... Why, then, did Europeans discover
America instead of Americans discovering Europe (or Africa, or Asia)? And why,
after the first contact, did Europeans conquer the American civilizations instead of
being defeated and driven from America's shores? The AFTER 1492 183 Why
the ...