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New Imperialism and how it Contributed to the Origins of WWI

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 07:38 PM by jttwong

Personally speaking, I have always believed that New Imperialism played a large role in the origins of WWI. It created tensions amongst the European powers that was just shimmer under the surface. Because of this, when looking at the origins of the Great War, it would unwise to neglect new imperialismís impact

(Disclaimer: this article purely focuses on the political causes of the First World War without mention of the ideological causes such as nationalism)

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