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    Imperialism is the extension of a nation's power over another land in search of obtaining another nation's raw materials and other pressure substances, this event occurred between the years of 1800´s to the early 1900´s. Europe was a country that took imperialism seriously. One of the main reasons why Europe began to expand into countries including Southeast Asia and India due to a great economic motive and for prestige. The European believed that if a country did not have colonies than the country would not be great. Another reason was that Europe had many rivalries and tried to portray as many attributes as they could. One of the regions that were influenced by imperialism in Southeast Asia. In the 1900´s the Europeans began to set up…

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    Imperialism left a deep impact, whether positive or negative will be addressed, on Asia and Africa in the political, economic, and social field. In the political field, they were affected in many ways, both negatively and positively. Positively, imperialism was a hidden blessing to many countries because it provided political unity to countries that had been torn by dissensions and strife before the arrival of the western powers. One example of this is India. The British provided political unity…

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    East Asia in the 19th to the early 20th century was a time period of change, new approaches and constant pressures. After a lengthy era of isolationism East Asia was experiencing pressure from outside forces. The West approached with strong intentions and new ideas and unique cultural traditions. The Eastern Asian countries were finding themselves behind in advances in several different realms, such as, the military and in technology. Japan and China were suffering under the pressures to…

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    When one looks at the pages of history, it is hard to do so outside the bias of one’s own time and cultural heritage. Due to the preponderance of Western society’s influence in the modern world, it is then unsurprising that the East’s dominance on the world’s stage for much of recorded history is overshadowed by the (relatively recent) European/Anglo dominance. Asia is a complex, rich, and multifaceted region to explore, and is especially enlightening to examine in the time leading up to the…

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    Throughout its history, the British Empire was obsessed with its own culture; yet, paradoxically, the nation wanted to understand how the “other” perceived the glory and dominance of the lion. However, this notion of culture seems straightforward until one begins to examine its connection to imperialism. The famed literary critic, Edward Said, defines culture in two different facets that include “the arts of description, communication, and representation, have relative autonomy from the…

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    Old and new Imperialism is the extension of power and influence of European nations over other foreign countries by military force. Even though between 1500 and 1800, the Europeans only had influences on the Americas, by the 1800s, the Europeans were strengthened not only in their military, but also in their economy due to them being imperialists in Africa and Asia. There were five motivations that led to imperialism, exploratory, political, ideological, religious, and economic. Even though…

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    Imperialism is the domination of one country of the political, economic, or cultural life of another country or region. In the movie Anna and the King, we see many examples of imperialism in Southeast Asia. From the achieved freedom of a slave to the surprisingly difficult task of using cutlery, we see how the European culture has affected Siam. However, the most notable of these changes don’t occur during the time we spent with Anna, but after. Anna’s teaching and the revolution that occurred…

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    skyrocketing and widespread imperialism, galvanizing developed countries to seek for more lands beyond the mainlands. However, the reasons are not isolated. The factor of economic pursuit, political ambitions, and ideological considerations were inter-connected, together strengthening the determination to expand territories. To begin with, the economic pursuit in the land overseas was predominant. The exploration of raw materials and new markets was important factors. The colonial counrties…

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    Explain the concept of Imperialism and how it shaped the world we know today As a result of the conquest of the Mongols in the 1200s, and Genghis Khan's fervor for imperialism-the power and influence of a country that is extended beyond its immediate borders, through diplomacy or force-the Mongol Empire spread from Europe to Central Asia, China, and the Middle East. In the centuries that would follow the conquest of the Mongols, European states began to pursue their own imperialist endeavors…

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    Imperialism is an action that involves a country extending its power by the acquisition of territories It may also include the exploitation of these territories, an action that is linked to colonialism. The imperialism gave an impact those that had a great impact at this time were these two countries Southeast Asia and Africa the imperialism started in those countries. The people they were trying to get and discover more resources and they were exploring and taking the people from Africa to…

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