Origin of colonialism
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Examples from the Web for colonialism
What he has said publicly is an apology for colonialism, something we are not guilty of in Cuba.Obama’s One Hand Clap With Castro
December 24, 2014
“Life was much better than now,” Botala says of colonialism.The Congo's Forgotten Colonial Getaway
December 18, 2014
Because it has, in the past, been a tool of racism and colonialism, and in the present, is a means of rationing health care.Were Christians Right About Gay Marriage All Along?
May 27, 2014
At the turn of the century, zoos displaying so-called primitive cultures were used to drum up public support for colonialism.
One hundred years ago, Senegalese natives were put on display in Norway to drum up support for colonialism.
It is American in feeling, without any taint of English colonialism.
These tendencies and opportunities have revived the dying spirit of colonialism.
But it is a recurrence of the old and deep-seated malady of colonialism.
If it sounds like colonialism and has the same economic effects – it is colonialism.After the Rain
Canada has not emerged from its Colonialism, and has no national aspiration.Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 2 (of 2)
George Jacob Holyoake
- the policy and practice of a power in extending control over weaker peoples or areasAlso called: imperialism
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Word Origin and History for colonialism
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Control that is economic and cultural, rather than political, is often called neocolonialism.
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