P.S: Sorry for incoherent rambling
Neither incoherent nor rambling. Insightful rather.
by aglane » Thu Sep 09, 2010 10:41 pm
Dubzion wrote:Scott wrote:....
I remember discussing these things during high school history lessons. Imperialistic aspirations back then were just as much about publicity stunts as they were about materialistic gains. You absolutely have to remember that many of the aristocracy, for example, were basically above the financial world, so for them honor and prestige offered by such actions offered more than simply conquering more land to farm etc.
by Jukka Ahonen » Fri Sep 10, 2010 7:41 am
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