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exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one

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88] In addition, the connections many had made with people in their home territories during the Popular Front era and the progress of the Free French through the empire during the war prepared the ground for the emergence of powerful anticolonialist or "nationalist" parties as soon as the hostilities ended in 1945.
Together these novels chronicle a young woman's quest for the suppressed history of Jamaica and the process by which she comes to commit herself to anticolonialist politics.
However, "the ambiguous blessing" that such an education brings, Bjornson points out, leads to disillusionment and generates the type of anticolonialist sentiments and revolutionary actions that he develops in chapters III and IV.
There is evidence of the importance of personal aspects to Endore's identification with Babouk that go beyond his sense of Jewish-black bonds, and his anticolonialist awareness of some of his culture's racist attitudes toward people of color.
Conrad's first trilogy, he notes, overlaps historically with Pramoedya's "Buru" tetralogy, the story of the emergence of anticolonialist Indonesian nationalism, written in prison in the 1970s and published in the 1980s.
The Weltfish case, which is inherently moving, connects racial, economic, gender, and anticolonialist issues.
6) Faced with such unpalatable options, these nationalists often declined to choose either side, and decided instead to wait for the emergence of a 'Third Force'--that is, an independent party or coalition which would be both anticolonialist and anticommunist.
Similar to Rosemblatt's notion of gendered compromises, Thompson argues that gender was the Gordian knot that held the competing elements within the colonial project together and that gender also became the principle sinew that ultimately bound these diverse social forces into an anticolonialist force for independence.
Some people see this disposition toward Israel as anti-imperialist or anticolonialist, others as chauvinist or xenophobic.
In contrast, Krupat's idea that American Indian definitions of "nation" are derived from European nationalisms but contain an anticolonialist position not found in Euro-American concepts of "nation" seems a more useful and accurate way to employ the term to resist the exclusions and violent oppressions of colonialism that are continued in mainstream American constructions of nationhood.
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.
As long as Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, and the African cultures can brandish, as they have done since the anticolonialist wars, the irreducible "authenticity" of their respective historic routes in order to "legitimize" the rejection of the Western model, there will cultural clashes but not a philosophical transcendence of the question of the human condition's common foundations, the deployment of which is carried out in the three agencies, religion, politics and society.
Furthermore, the opposition to French war in Indochina meant that Sartre and Les Temps modernes had already established their anticolonialist credentials when, in the 1960s, they participated in the movement opposing American intervention in Vietnam and were able to show that they had been consistent supporters of Vietnamese independence since 1946.
He develops the theme in "Man Talking to Man" noting that anticolonialist calypsonians became statist cheerleaders who "legitimized the party and defended it against incipient dissent by opposition forces" (MSC 326).