According to Niall Ferguson, what are the “six killer apps of western civilizaiton?” . What is Panka
According to Niall Ferguson, what are the “six killer apps of western civilizaiton?”
. What is Pankaj Mishra’s central thesis/argument?
. Mishra distinguishes between Imperialism and Empire. Explain
. What is Mishra’s position on the “civilizing the Natives” argument?
. Identify two modern leaders who identified with the Asian intellectuals during the 19th and early 20th century.
. The interviewer mentions how imperialism, and by extension Western “conquerors” were motivated largely by trade and “the riches in the [colonized] countries.” What are the three points in this process? What was the “logic of imperialism?”
. Mishra does not subscribe to the “Asian triumphalist…Revenge of The East” point of view. Why?