[Unlocked] Heavenly Kingdom ” Discusson
second one: On what basis is Lin Tse-Hsu opposed to the sale of opium in China? How does he propose to address this problem?
For Zoom Reflection: In what ways might the history of the opium trade in China be applicable to the current debate over the positive or negative implications of the process of globalization today? (For zoom discussion only. Not to be included as a part of your written response).
3:The Taiping on the Principles of the Heavenly Nature” (WTWA 837-39)
Hung Xiuquan, “Land System of the Heavenly Kingdom”
How would you describe the vision for society presented by the leaders of the Taiping rebellion? What were its primary characteristics?
For Zoom Reflection: What do you see as the strengths and weaknesses of Taiping social organization? How might they explain the eventual failure of this movement?
4: What does Naoroji regard as Britain’s most important contributions to India’s development? In what areas does he see the British as having failed?
For Zoom Reflection: Did Naoroji’s response to British colonial controls in India surprise you? Why or why not? Would you consider him an Indian nationalist? Why or why not?
5:What sort of administrative system does Angoulvant advocate for the colony of Ivory Coast? On what basis does he justify the implementation of such policies?
For Zoom Reflection: To what extent were African realities reconstructed by the sort of colonial controls evidenced in this document? In what ways does contemporary Africa continue to reflect the impacts of such reconstruction?