Early industrialization in Europe and China
Two page essay
1. Read Chirot’s “Rise of the West” and Goldstone’s “Gender, Work and Culture and the Industrial Revolution,”
a. What factors appear to be important in the rise of Europe after 1100 AD? In Chirot’s view, what lessons are there for nations today? Explain.
b. How does Goldstone explain the advantages Europe had compared to China in terms of industrializing after 1700 AD? Is there a lesson for today’s nations from Goldstone’s analysis? Explain.
before you write the essay need to read Chirot’s “Rise of the West” and Goldstone’s “Gender, Work and Culture and the Industrial