5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is precisely the overall argument of the author in this chapter?
- Feudal Mode of Production
- the "caribbean school of history" represented by CLR James, Eric Williams and many other scholars writing since the 1930s have forcefully made the following argument
- a different parts of the world were in approximately the same level of capitalist development in 1492. what made europe surge ahead was the enormous wealth is acquired from the americas, the slave plantations and slave trade.
- b "Non-action," "not doing," or "inaction"; the Taoist form of action, meaning to do nothing in such a way that all things are accomplished and the world is brought into subjection to the Tao.
- c relationship between the lord (the owner of the means, could be a king) and to whom the lord owes protection (the peasants that are living on their land). Blend of chiefdom political organizations
- d slave based industries and slave trade were crucial casual forces in british and french industrializations
- e Chanakya
5 Multiple choice questions
- (1924-96) The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, development of scientific disciplines is discontinuous, and at critical junctures mass changes occurred/paradigm view
- to make as much money as possible and get rich quick
- The process of buying a good in one market at a low price and selling it in another market at a higher price
- Source of gold, iron ore, coal (Southwestern Brazil) , The most important of the Portuguese trade forts was this in the heart of the gold-producing region.
- Winds in the Indian ocean move in a clockwise direction while that of Atlantic in anti-clock wise direction. So the design of the Asian and african ships were unsuited for sail in the atlantic
5 True/False questions
ijtihad → Human interpretation or independent reasoning in Islamic law
wootz → steel characterised by pattern of bands or sheets
identify the dates Blaut suggests for the rise of capitalism in europe → 1492-1688
import substitution → A mercantilist strategy for economic growth in which a country restricts imports in order to spur demand for locally produced goods.
treaty of tordesillas → a 1494 agreement between Portugal and Spain, declaring that newly discovered lands to the west of an imaginary line in the Atlantic Ocean would belong to Spain and newly discovered lands to the east of the line would belong to Portugal.