- of or relating to the period following a state of colonialism.
Origin of postcolonial
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Examples from the Web for postcolonial
Ottoman imperialism is now religiously overlooked for inclusion in postcolonial studies at Western universities.Best Books About the Rest of the World
December 24, 2013
The Israeli argument that the postcolonial world may be pro-Palestinian, but the democratic West is solidly pro-Israel collapsed.The Death of Israel's "Quality Minority"
November 30, 2012
In The Long Song, Levy has taken on the postcolonial challenge of giving voice to those who had no voice in history.Giving Voice to Slaves
June 8, 2010