Pienso y Existo

diciembre 9, 2012

Sources and responses to imperial expansion around the world from 1860 to 1914

Filed under: Realidad — Wilmar Perez @ 5:10 pm
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The nineteenth century was characterized for the consolidation and expansion of dominant empires around the world: European powers granted themselves possession over the African and Middle East territories; the United States took over the American territory and seized control over some former Spanish colonies on the Caribbean and South Asia; Japan, Russia and China took control over the Asian landscape. These movements and shifting of powers had strong consequences not only in the geopolitical and economic shape of the globe but it also deeply affected the life of millions of people that were being ruled by new regimes and had to forcibly adapt to new realities according to the struggle of foreign powers .

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