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Lectures and reflections on modern World history since 1500 by Dutch historian Dr. R.J. Barendse

World history since 1500 Lectures Rene Barendse

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Lectures and reflections on modern World history since 1500 by Dutch historian Dr. R.J. Barendse

    XXIV. The development of underdevelopment

    XXIV. The development of underdevelopment

    Focusing on colonial India, Nigeria and Burma in this lecture we will be considering the causes of the cleft between a rich Europe and a poor Africa and Asia.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Science, unbelief and religion,

    Science, unbelief and religion,

    In this lecture we'll be examining religion in the nineteenth century and the difficult relationship between science and the Christian faith.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    XXIII. Colonial conquest.

    XXIII. Colonial conquest.

    In this lecture we will be considering the colonial conquests of the nineteenth century focusing particularly on Africa.

    • 1 hr 36 min
    XXI. The rise of ideologies.

    XXI. The rise of ideologies.

    In this lecture we'll be considering the two great ideas of the modern age: liberalism and socialism.

    • 1 hr 28 min
    XX. Nationalism.

    XX. Nationalism.

    Proceeding from a review of the American Civil War we will be looking at the secular religion of nationalism.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    XIX. Factories and slaves.

    XIX. Factories and slaves.

    In this lecture we'll be considering the English industrial revolution and inextricably bound to it slavery in the United States.

    • 1 hr 17 min

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