imperialism

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a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries

a political orientation that advocates imperial interests

any instance of aggressive extension of authority

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Clearly, in the age of imperialism and the "white man's burden," Jamaica's black and colored middle class, like the Afro-Creole base of the society, were in need of white tutelage in the higher intellectual pursuits of art, literature, and science.
As a result, the authors are not only able to offer a balanced assessment of both African and European strategies of expansion in the age of imperialism, but also provide an insight into the agency of local groups in the contradictory struggles preceding the creation of the colonial state.
There would be nothing but cheap oil, which could have ushered in a new golden age of imperialism - not in Iraq, but throughout the so-called Third World.
The world was in an age of imperialism at the time and Japan kept up with the tide of the times and colonized the peninsula.
He was the authentic hero of the age of imperialism in the English-speaking people.
"THE AGE OF IMPERIALISM IS ended," SumnerWelles, Franklin D.
Rulers, Guns, and Money: The Global Arms Trade in the Age of Imperialism. Harvard University Press, 2007.
In 1969, Magdoff wrote The Age of Imperialism, which contains this bracing line: "Imperialism is not a matter of choice for a capitalist society; it is the way of life of such a society."
Only a few years ago some theorists of globalization with roots in the left, such as Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri in their book Empire (2000), were arguing that the age of imperialism was over, that the Vietnam War was the last imperialist war.
The latter part of the nineteenth century, up to the First World War, has been coined the "Age of Imperialism" (12) or the period of the "New Imperialism." (13) Imperialism was a "movement sweeping Western Europe and North America" (14) during a period marked by the rapid expansion of already existing empires, such as Britain's or France's, or new ones such as Germany's.
If Roosevelt's age of imperialism is dying, no one has told President George W.
This attitude also reflects that of the late nineteenth-century age of imperialism, during which the jingoists attempted to fulfill what they believed to be the divinely ordained "manifest destiny" of American expansion.
McNay contends that Acheson used his enormous influence over his department and the President to promote policies more suited to the Victorian age of imperialism than to mid-twentieth century anti-colonial rebellion.
The insatiable appetite of the industrial revolution for raw materials and markets fuelled Europe's onslaught on the rest of the world, known as the age of imperialism.
African Americans like members of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church responded in a variety of ways to the tumultuous events and issues in Asia during this age of imperialism. Thus, the collective and individual public statements of members of the AME and some of their close associates provide an opportunity to examine the ideological and cultural assumptions and motivations that influenced African Americans who placed national and international problems of oppression within a global arena.(1)