Do you agree with Michael Parenti when he says "Imperialism has been the most powerful force in world history over the last four or five centuries, carving up whole continents while oppressing indigenous peoples and obliterating entire civilizations?" Support your argument, either for or against Parenti's statement, by giving examples of the interaction between Western industrial powers and traditional non-Western societies. Were these contacts essentially positive or negative?
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Michael Parenti makes a wise observation when he says that "Imperialism has been the most powerful force in world history over the past four or five centuries, carving up whole continents while oppressing indigenous peoples and obliterating entire civilizations." Beginning in the sixteenth century, many European powers sought to expand their ...
A concise opinion on the topic presented in the original problem (see long description) in relation to the effect and influence of Imperialism in human history.