colonialism

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exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one

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King Philip's war; colonial expansion, native resistance, and the end of Indian sovereignty.
The colonial expansion of the West in Latin America, Africa and Asia was from the outset a global process that was ethnocentric, authoritarian, patriarchal and destructive of nature.
The timing of this introduction has more to do with patterns of European consumption than it does with the various ways these crops were encountered by Europeans through colonial expansion.
Colonial expansion and Pacific Islanders in north Queensland and the gulf country in the 1860s-1870s
The book begins with a brief review of definitions of genocide from various sources, then reviews the confrontations between San and Dutch settlers, looking at the driving forces behind Dutch colonial expansion in the region and the escalation of conflict to all-out war and an extermination campaign when the British took control of the region in 1795.
These ongoing melodramas coincide with the Arab world's decades-long conflict with Israel and the refusal of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to extend a moratorium on colonial expansion in the occupied Palestinian areas which ended last month.
It is a difficult place to be, but I know this: God is good, and he created the indigenous peoples of the Americas and spoke to them thousands of years before the colonial expansion of Christianity through European church structures.
A similar formal and symbolic dislocation using objects related to colonial expansion is evident in a set of thirteen smaller sculptures Vale presented in Vienna.
The new version has slight improvements, but South Korea believes its tone remains largely the same and still justifies Japan's colonial expansion in the early 20th century and ''glosses over atrocities, such as forced labor and sexual slavery,'' Yonhap noted.
The study begins in the sixteenth-century to mark both the doctrinal split within European Christianity between Catholicism and Protestantism and the early, often religiously justified, period of European colonial expansion.
Exotic plants were flooding into Britain during this period of colonial expansion, and thousands of experiments were taking place in Britain's greenhouses and centres of excellence, notably, Kew, Chiswick, Hampton Court and Chatsworth.
Christianity was a part of that colonial expansion, and for Muslims in those places, it symbolizes a hunger for colonialism.
Historians of North Africa have been equally concerned with the impact of colonial expansion on the colonized and its influence on the social and economic organization of indigenous peoples.
Drugs, Labor, and Colonial Expansion (Tucson: University of Arizona Press 2003)
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