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exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one

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due mostly to the importance of France in the western alliance, coupled with hesitations within the American bureaucracy as to the attitude to be adopted towards anticolonialist movements, continued to support its NATO ally, thus failing to demonstrate authentic empathy for the aspirations of the nationalists.
Anticolonialist sentiment steadily grew among the Vietnamese, spurred by news of the Russian revolution and the Kuomingtang revolution early in the present century.
A policy like ours, with so many antagonistic actors, with so much disagreement, with such an unfocused purpose, cannot possibly win in the short run against the fatalistic, pure, sublimely anticolonialist true-believers.
Looking at seminal revolutionary figures such as Mao Tse-tung and Frantz Fanon, Watkins traces the emergence of a guerrilla aesthetic born out of revolutionary and anticolonialist rhetoric and explicates its symbolic place in literature, media, and academic discourse.
These powers therefore had no illusions concerning the appeal of its message of racial self-reliance and its anticolonialist tone to oppressed black people.
Zwemer was not as quick as Mott to pick up the anticolonialist spirit.
They all have in common, as in most of my essays, the anticolonialist perspective, the impugnation of the practice of centering on the West.
travel Contact Governors Wales, Empire House, Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff, CF10 5EE Tel 029 20487858; 20484321 GRIFFITH, Kenneth Veteran Welsh actor, who now runs his own TV production company, Breakaway Productions Ltd, specialising in controversial factual programmes, often taking a robust anti-Imperialist or antiColonialist stance.
As Satya Mohanty points out, "for most of us today progressive politics--feminist, antiracist, anticolonialist, and so forth--has increasingly become identified with a critical and demystificatory [postmodern] project that not only interrogates the smugness of traditional claims to truth but is also skeptical of any attempt to seek objectivity" (1997, 16).
Anticolonialist critics have sought to "demystify the national myths"(1) of empire and to write an alternative history of the colonial encounter.
Munis (all works 2008), a roughly thirteen-minute video that forms part of the series "Women Without Men," 2004--(the entirety of which will be on display at Aros Aarhaus Art Museum in Denmark this month), follows a woman passionately interested in the anticolonialist protests of supporters of Iranian prime minister Mohammad Mossadegh, who was deposed by the British and the American CIA, which installed the Pahlavi regime, a monarchy, in 1953 (a handout assists the viewer with this story).
It is true that he went to Cambodia in the twenties to steal archeological treasures, but it was not long before he created in Cochinchine two remarkable anticolonialist journals, L'Indochine and L'Indochine enchainee.
Critical judgment is thus reduced to taking sides within the debate already voiced by those texts, between Percy Bysshe Shelley's notion that climate is a directly political fact that can be corrected through the vast public works projects meant to "improve" nature and Mary Shelley's equally anticolonialist imagined future in which colonization unleashes an unstoppable biological force: in short, between the total subjugation of disease or its total release.
The party developed a consistent anticolonialist political line; a grassroots organization of party branches at local level; and links with the worldwide, and especially African, anti-imperialist struggles.
Two works in particular suffered by being uprooted from their contexts--Rainer Ganahl's photographs of reading groups discussing the Martinique-born psychiatrist and anticolonialist intellectual Frantz Fanon during the protests against the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York and against the 2003 G8 summit in Evian, France (Reading Frantz Fanon, 2001-2006); and Thomas Hirschhorn's RE, 2006, which reconstructed his Musee Precaire Albinet, built in 2004 in the Paris banlieue of Aubervilliers, and featured a four-part library organized by subject ("utopia," "the other," "precariousness," and "art's autonomy") as well as duct-taped chairs set before videos playing lectures given at the original site.