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Clash of cultures, Edition: 2nd by Brian M. Fagan

By Brian M. Fagan

In Europe it was once referred to as the Age of Discovery. To the remainder of the area, it usually intended slavery, epidemic ailment, cultural genocide, and wholesale social and financial adjustments. What occurred within the interval while Europe first got here involved with the remainder of the realm? during this new version of Brian Fagan's conflict of Cultures, the best-selling writer deals a chain of attention-grabbing instances at the influence of cultural touch, together with cultures similar to these of the Huron fur investors, South African Khoi Khoi, Tahitians, jap, and Aztecs. every one case offers an outline of the pre-European tradition, the momentary affects of ecu touch, and long term adjustments because of the conflict of 2 cultures. Fagan additionally explores the various advances within the basic literature in this interval resembling the 'people with no history,' global platforms research, and the talk over Captain prepare dinner. perfect for classes in cultural anthropology, international heritage, old archaeology, ethnic experiences, or zone reports, in addition to for the final reader.

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Moshoeshoe kept Lesotho together during a period of intense competition between Afrikaner and British interests for his lands. He fought bitterly with Afrikaner commandos, complaining to their leaders that he would not give his country away. ''It belongs not to me, as you know yourself very well that every country in the world does belong to the people which dwells in it. If I remove the Basutos, I have nowhere else where I can establish them" (Thompson 1975, 294). His final diplomatic coup was to have his people annexed by the British, who had little interest in exploiting the BaSotho.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-7619-9145-XISBN 0-7619-9146-8 (pbk) 1. EuropeHistory1492-2. EuropeTerritorial expansion. 3. Culture conflict. 4. Discoveries in geography. I. Title. 2dc2 197-33837 CIP Printed in the United States of America 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Page 5 To The members of Anthropology 187, University of California, Santa Barbara, Winter, 197, without whose help this book would never have happened. And to their successors, who have done as much to educate me in a forgotten chapter of history.

Factories gave the manufacturer much greater control over the entire process, as well as over the formerly kin-based, now wage-earning labor force. At the same time, pilfering could be controlled, transportation costs reduced, and delivery times shortened, while expensive machinery paid for with valuable capital was kept operating as intensively as possible. The changeover did not come easily. Many cottage workers strongly resisted the discipline and unrelenting labor of the new factories, many of which resembled prisons.

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