Imperialism and European expansion

United States, 1960

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The imperial expansion movement of 1875-1914. The industrial revolution and improved communication as causes; how nationalism, industrial rivalry, technological progress, the search for cheap raw materials and missionary activity affected it. Military, governmental and business movements into underdeveloped countries and the effect on the lives of subject peoples.


production company

Coronet Instructional Films






Black and White

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Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industry - History

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Developing countries


Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Imperialism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Nationalism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Political science

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → World politics

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Europe - History - 1871-1918

History → History

History → Industrial revolution

History → Industry - History

History → World history

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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