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1890-1914: Savage Wars of Peace
Choose from these words to fill the blanks below:
prisoners, famine, precarious, disenchantment, Herero, arable, WWI, Victorian, pacification, incorporation, extermination, guerilla, wells, towns, civilians, gold, societies, ethical, plenty, concentration, Dutch, possibility, Europe, London, Spain, disease
latter half of the 19th century
a long Victorian boom
represented a dynamic of a great production and circulation of             
new ideas
a feeling of                       
population growth increasing
intensified interdependence between societies
the world had a center, located in             
the British economy, and              in particular
capitalist frontiers spread into hinterlands
tribe-like people's displaced
animals displaced, e.g. buffaloes, tigers, elephants
in spite of the bounty produced by the                    boom, not all was so euphoric
by 1914 there was an important distemper, a                             
there were many anxieties about it before        brought it down
regimes were much more fragile and                      than we realize
anti-colonial struggles
against core metropolitan societies radiating out of Europe
fighting against forced and involuntary                           
protests against the elites in countries to be able to be able tot take part in the bounty of globalization
capitalization produced surpluses but it was unevenly distributed
Cubans fighting           
one of the last of first round of colonies fighting for their independence
Cuban and Filipino efforts
using new models of warfare
anticipated what would happen later
imperial armies poised again local                  movements
over the 20th century, warfare evolved from being the classical story of organized armies to confrontation between less organized groups
blurs the boundaries between combatants and                   
implications for how we understand total war
guerilla forces draw their sustenance from villages and           
intentionally blur the line between civilian and combatant
imperial armies are struggling against civilians
they find themselves waging wars not against armies but entire                   
often involves warfare of armies against civilians
1898 Cuba
first mention of                            camp
attempt to fight guerilla warfare, isolating rural people from the insurgents who were waging unconventional warfare against imperial armies
savage wars of peace, spread from 1890s onward
African upheavals
South Africa
uprising on the part of the descendants of the            settlers, the Voortrekkers, against the British rulers
Boer Republics
The Orange Free State
         had been discovered
British called this a war of                         
a kind of warfare people had never seen before
fighting Boer guerillas: villagers, civilians
much                controversy
the war ended with a compromise, which later led to Apartheid
extermination practices deployed by armies
the              people rose up against the German colonialists
land-grabbing efforts on the part of the German government
what we would now call ethnic cleansing or ethnic                           
creating camps and allowing                to spread in such a way that it would destroy native populations
the images where horrific
             lands were cleared
those who resisted had their            poisoned
General von Trotha: "All the Herero must leave the land. If they refuse, then I will force them to do it with the big guns. Any Herero found within German borders, with or without a gun, will be shot. No                    will be taken. This is my decision for the Herero people."
"Take up the White Man's burden, the savage wars of peace. Fill full the mouth of              and bid the sickness cease. And when your goal is nearest the end for others sought, watch sloth and heathen folly bring all your hopes to nought."

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Columbus and the New World
1500-1700 Indian Ocean Trading system
Da Gama, Pepper and World History
Portuguese Indian Ocean Empire
16th Century Colonialism Fueling European Violence
Global Food: European Sugar, Caribbean Plantations, African Slaves
16th and 17th Century Merchant Trading Companies
17th Century Interdependence of Trade and Investment
Francis Drake and Mercantilist Wars
The Apex and Erosion of the Mughal Empire
The Treaty of Westphalia as the Hinge of Modern History
The Influence of Silver on the Ming Dynasty
Political Reverberations of Ming Consolidation
18th China Resurgent as Qing Dynasty
18th Century Tea Trade, Leisure Time, and the Spread of Knowledge
Cook and Clive: Discoverers, Collectors and Conquerors of the Enlightenment
Strains on the Universality of the Enlightenment
The Enlightenment, Empire, and Colonization: Burke vs. Hastings
Enlightenment or Empire
18th Century Land Grabbing
The Industrial Revolution and the Transition of Non-Renewable Energy
The Seven Years' War and Colonial Revolutions
Napoleon, Spain, the Colonies, and Imperial Crises
Human Rights and the Meaning of Membership within Societies
Napoleon, New Nations, and Total War
The Ottoman Empire's 19th Century Tanzimat Reform
The Early 19th Century Market Revolution
The Global Upheavals of the Mid-19th Century
The Train, the Rifle, and the Industrial Revolution
Transition in India: Last of the Mughals
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 and Its Ramifications
Darwin's Effect on 19th Century Ideas
Factors Which Led to the Solidifying of Nation States
1868 Japan: The Meiji Restoration
1871: Germany Becomes a Nation
North American Nation-Building
19th Century Changing Concepts of Labor
The Benefits of Comparative Advantage
Migration after the Age of Revolutions
Creating 19th Century Global Free Trade
The Expanding 19th Century Capitalist System
The Second Industrial Revolution
The Closing of the American Frontier
Africa's Second Imperial Wave
Early 20th Century American Imperialism
1894-1905: Japan's Imperial Wave in Asia
Rashid Rida and 19th Century Islamic Modernization
19th Century Pan-Islam and Zionism Movements
19th Century Global Export-Led Growth
Indian Wars and Mass Slaughter of Bison
The Suez Canal's Effect on the Malayan Tiger
1890-1914: Savage Wars of Peace
1900-1909: Russian and Turkish Dynasties
1899-1911 The End of the Qing Dynasty
The 1910 Mexican Revolution
The Panic of 1907
Turn-of-the-Century Civilization and its Discontents
20th Century Questioning of Reason
Late 19th Century Anxieties of Race
The First World War
The End of WWI and the Attempt at Global Peace
The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919
The Wilson-Lenin Moment
1919 Self-Determination Movements in India
Post-WWI European Peace and Global Colonial Upheaval
1929 Economic Collapse
Changes in Capitalism between the Wars
1918-1945 Rethinking Economies