Essays Tagged: "African people"

Colonization of Mongo basin :Effects

edly the forest made life easy forthe Mongo and they had become lazy.(Nelson 1994:15) The idea that Africans were lazy wasvery common among colonizers. This gave them the right, in their minds, to for ... their minds, to force the Africans towork so as to educate the natives in 'proper' work habits.The African has not our notions of work. His ideal is alazy existence typical of inhabitants of tropical ...

(8 pages) 85 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"The Hubris of Albion" is a brief attack on common historical stereotypes of Aficans as savages who were brought to civilization by American slave traders.

her they're naked or not. It becomes apparent that although Anglo-isolation and national pride made African introductions awkward, they did not create the drastic divide in culture that later describe ... een eviscerated for all to see in our investigation, and we must now acknowledge the fabrication of African savagery to serve our own needs. The idea that tribes of Blacks in Africa were morally debas ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Compare and Contrast "Ceremonial Dance Masks of the Oceanic and the African Culture".

"Ceremonial Dance Masks of the Oceanic and African Culture"Ceremonial headresses are a spiritual symbol of the cultures of both Oceanic and Afr ... n sacrifice. The Dance Mask Headress of the Siassi people may have been worn during this ritual.The African Zoomorphic Dance Mask of the Bobo culture from Burkina Faso in West Africa was worn as an or ... Africa was worn as an ornament in ritual ceremonies by powerful important people of the tribe. The African people were and are predominantly Christian and Muslim, believing in one all powerful god. B ...

(2 pages) 71 0 2.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Origins of slavery in Colonial America.

e "correct" religion. They also believed that their white skin was superior to the dark skin of the African people. Their dark skin meant that they were lower on the scale of humanity and could justif ... uld have gone through then. This type of thinking by the colonists led to the dehumanization of the Africans in the eyes and minds of colonial society. Without this type of thinking the consciences of ...

(2 pages) 121 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

To what extent does the colonial legacy explains the poor development record of most African countries today?

at discussing the extent to which the colonial legacy explains the poor development record of most African countries today.According to Furtado (cited in Msiska: 2000:1), the development of a nation ... ne.Indeed to a certain extent, colonial legacy had an impact to the poor development record of most African countries today. In the first place, according to Otim (1992:12), the bringing together of e ...

(7 pages) 119 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Gentlemen of The Jungle.

ne such work of wisdom by Jomo Kenyatta in his short story: "The Getnlemen of The Jungle." As a Pan-African and great political leader, Kenyatta became the first president of independent Kenya back in ... to Africa. They came as missionaries, and later, traders. They were eager to reside along with the African people, although their experiences, culture and beliefs were in total contrast with that of ...

(5 pages) 44665 0 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

European Imperialism Consequences for non Western nations, explains the negative and positive things about imperialism for the non-western nations

benefited the non-western nations, for example the diamond mining in Africa, that give work to the Africans but that had negative things too. The education way acquired, the map made by Livingston's ... in the wrong way; they lost lot of money; the ivory taken to wagons, so Europeans will profit from African ivory. The European nations exploited the native and natural resources of non-Western nation ...

(2 pages) 92 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Effect of Imperialism on Africa from 16th - 18th Centuries

ay tribute to the ruling country. Various nations competed to acquire the best land and control the African people, whom they viewed as inferior. Europe is widely known to have dominated most of the e ... peans then converted the people they were dominating to Christianity, because they thought that the Africans were uncivilized and weren't practicing any religion or values. The pros and cons of imperi ...

(2 pages) 28 0 1.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A Hidden Life of Homosexuality - Current Event

exuality is illegal, it is a know fact in these parts that gays must "do their things in the dark". Africans despise the thought of homosexuality and it is usually the corrupt citizens who enforce the ... , many believe gay rights is unimportant. According to Behind the Mask, a lobby group, 33 out of 54 African countries ban homosexuality. For many Africans tolerance is still a distant prospect. ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Heart of Darkness A Product of its Time

ets on Great Britain", but during this time racism against minorities was at its highest aswell and Africans by many were considered by many to be inferior. Conrad's liberal use of derogatory outdated ... 19th century. Heart of Darkness reflects the colonial attititudes of the in relation to the native Africans who were commonly described as primitive, inferior and are marginalized in many ways. Befor ...

(8 pages) 61 0 3.7 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Effects of African Colonialism

More than three decades after the majority of the African nations declared their independence, there remains, still, no consensus on the legacy of col ... ght about through colonialism.One casualty of colonialism in Africa did not surface until after the African countries declared their independence: self-sustainability. Although politically independent ... of life. This financial dependency allows the IMF/WB to impose Structural Adjustment Plans upon the African nations. These adjustments, however, are not always in the best interest of the African peop ...

(5 pages) 134 0 3.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Europeans And Slaves

In the past, African slaves and European immigrants coming to America suffered many hardships along the way. Tran ... ship, or as a poor European in steerage, there were many obstacles you had to surmount. Both Africans and Europeans could not escape the horrors on board the journeying ships. They were both cr ... nto small, constricted places on the ship, although the Europeans did have a bit more room than the Africans. Both groups were given hardly edible food, which often resulted in malady after its consum ...

(2 pages) 352 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Legitimate Trade And Cash Crops

the early 19th century. The attempt to end the slave trade also was intended to further Europeanize African societies. Not only did the "legitimization" of trade seek to end the Atlantic slave trade, ... imization" of trade seek to end the Atlantic slave trade, but also the slave that had existed among Africans for centuries. Therefore, many aspects of the traditional African society were altered. As ...

(1 pages) 4021 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

History

Most historians believe that the first Africans to arrive in America in 1619 were the indentured servants. The author of Beneficiaries of C ... tastrophe: The English Colonies in America demonstrates a far different perspective about the first Africans to arrive in America. This author believes that the first Africans to arrive in America wer ... o the colonists in work labor; and through historical data and research historians can see how many Africans were brought to the colonies. The recent school of thought believes that, "never can ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Oher

Most historians believe that the first Africans to arrive in America in 1619 were the indentured servants. The author of Beneficiaries of C ... tastrophe: The English Colonies in America demonstrates a far different perspective about the first Africans to arrive in America. This author believes that the first Africans to arrive in America wer ... o the colonists in work labor; and through historical data and research historians can see how many Africans were brought to the colonies.The recent school of thought believes that, "never can the adv ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Indentured Servitude

Most historians believe that the first Africans to arrive in America in 1619 were the indentured servants. The author of Beneficiaries of C ... tastrophe: The English Colonies in America demonstrates a far different perspective about the first Africans to arrive in America. This author believes that the first Africans to arrive in America wer ... o the colonists in work labor; and through historical data and research historians can see how many Africans were brought to the colonies. The recent school of thought believes that, "never can ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Point of convergence between Ruch's understanding of African Philosophy and Tempels'

tations of our experience of being and of beings' (Ruch 1984: 28). The question whether there is an African philosophy is the question with which many scholars in Africa are wrestling: while some scho ... estion with which many scholars in Africa are wrestling: while some scholars admit the existence of African philosophy, others, like Hountondji, argue that African philosophy is an illusion. The main ...

(10 pages) 18 0 4.8 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The History of the Slave Trade

ic Slave Trade led to the demise of Africa even to this day.The Atlantic Slave Trade diminished the African Society. Before the European's came into Africa in hopes of spreading Christianity the Afric ... and was close nit within tribes, a land that was soon torn apart by raids and revolts. Millions of Africans were taken captive to be traded as slaves. World History states that "between 10 and 15 mil ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The African Child

es in the field of children's rights and the fact of many children. For example over the pan of the African forum on the future of children on May 2001 Mrs. Suzan Mobarak said "the movement to ratify ... said "the movement to ratify the contention not only spread across all of Africa, but also paved to African charter on the rights and welfare of children… Africans achievement in this respect s ...

(6 pages) 13 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

accounting work

-Western culture like prior to the late nineteenth centuryPrior to the late nineteenth century, the African culture flourished with tradition. In Africa, different regions have many different villages ... ese villages contains several families that are lead by an appointed leader. The Africa culture The African culture was rich in music, art, and dance.For example, an African dance in the African cultu ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting