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UNIT 18: Rethinking the Rise of the West

UNIT AUDIO GLOSSARY

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bullionism Audio Pronunciation of bullionism
An economic theory that defines wealth by the amount of precious metals owned.

cliometric Audio Pronunciation of cliometric
The use of econometric techniques to study history.

exceptionalism Audio Pronunciation of exceptionalism
The belief that a country's history and destiny is unique.

Manchus Audio Pronunciation of Manchus
People from Manchuria, northeast of China, who conquered China in the seventeenth century and ruled as the Qing dynasty from 1644 - 1911.

mercantilism Audio Pronunciation of mercantilism
European economic policies of the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries that restricted colonial trade to keep control of indigenous monetary systems.

vernacularization Audio Pronunciation of vernacularization
Translating texts into the language or dialect used in an area.

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