Essays Tagged: "Colonialism"

What is orientalism?

Said made a clear analogy between orientalism and colonialism.They are both set with the same binary opposition.white/ non whiteoccidental/ non occide ...

(2 pages) 126 0 2.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Religious Crusades

the Near East. Thus the Crusades are animportant early part of the story of European expansion and colonialism. They mark thefirst time Western Christendom undertook a military initiative far from ho ...

(13 pages) 435 4 3.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe. Chinua Achebe associates some blame on the Africans for allowing Christianity to take hold in tribal Africa.

. Achebe seems to wish to rebut a common stereotype that Africa had no culture before the advent of colonialism. Although colonization definitely plays a serious role in the story, much of the book is ... tes a large portion of his novel to cultural background, if his thesis concentrates on the harms of colonialism. "Things Fall Apart expresses the author's nostalgia for the traditions and beliefs of I ...

(7 pages) 237 1 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Literary vs social science works of reading

Social Science and Literary Perspectives:Slave Trade and ColonialismThe African Slave Trade and Colonialization of Africa have just as much affect on African ... rspectives are needed for the full comprehension of a certain aspect of which they are written for. Colonialism and the Slave Trade of Africa do not stray at all from this observation. One style or wr ... an event, that's why the use of both perspectives allows for a greater feel for the Slave Trade and Colonialism of Africa.What exactly do I mean by literary and social science perspectives? There is o ...

(7 pages) 86 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Imerialism - A paper on what imperialism is, how it came to be, and it's effects on Europe and today's society.

d "expansionism". An expansionist state that obtains overseas territories follows a policy known as colonialism. Imperialism was based off of colonialism. An imperialist government wishes to obtain ne ...

(3 pages) 272 2 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Comparing Heart of Darkness of Joseph Conrad with the movie "Apocalypse Now!" by Coppola

ovie takes place during the Vietnam War in the year 1979 while the book sets off during the Belgian colonialism in early 1900s. Willard, equivalent to Marlow, kills Kurtz at the end while Marlow tries ... tagonists. Both Willard and Marlow then start off their missions and see a great deal of impacts of colonialism the whites impose on the lands.Conrad portrays the ridiculous influence of civilization ...

(6 pages) 142 0 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


the supporters of these various beliefs. With theories involving everything from extraterrestrials (colonialism) to colossal animals (Iroquois legends), the debate of human origins may seem too extens ...

(4 pages) 104 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Postmodernism and the works of Rosaldo, Dumont, and Derrida describing the theory of postmodernism in cultural change.

With the end of colonialism and the emergence of a seemingly new world order, there raised a demand that research be ...

(6 pages) 179 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Colonial Experience and Administration in Southern Rhodesia.

Zimbabwe, formerly Southern Rhodesia has a unique colonial history. Phase one of it colonialism was conducted by a British charter company, and then British rule was consolidated by a ... ers to dominate the indigenous population.Privatized imperialism dominated Zimbabwe's early days of colonialism, via rule of companies interested in exploiting the natural resources of the territories ... he BSAC to develop alternatives to mining laid the basis for the political economy of white settler colonialism in Zimbabwe . Between 1917-1922 negotiations between the British Government, the Europea ...

(7 pages) 56 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Native Americans and Alcoholism.

Alcohol Abuse and Native Americans:A Result of Colonialism,A Call for the Restoration of JusticeAlcoholism is a disease. This disease plague ...

(8 pages) 237 2 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How colonialism contributed to the lack of development in Mauritius.

How colonialism contributed to the lack of development in Mauritius.Colonialism means the policy of acqu ... e Dutch, France and Britain colonized Mauritius. The British were most successful in Mauritius, but colonialism depressed development.The Dutch period lasted from 1598 to 1710 but the first attempt to ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Heart of Darkness.

a scene of desolation, waste, brutality and chaos.While the local natives suffer under the yoke of colonialism, the dominant whites enjoy a comfortable existence apart from the rigors of disease and ...

(36 pages) 221 1 2.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

African Resistance.

the "white invaders" spread, African villages became more and more prepared for the battle against colonialism:To protect his Mandinka Empire, Samori Toure had engaged a full-scale seven year battle ... European forces who were suited for long term battles.Samori was not the only one who had resisted colonialism in Africa; Queen Mother Yaa Asatewa was a great women of the Asante who fought the Briti ...

(3 pages) 44 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Martin Luther King

India and achieved perhaps one of the greatest feats in history, liberating India from the yoke of colonialism through nonviolent passive resistance. Gandhi's strategy yielded much less spectacular r ...

(4 pages) 105 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Considering the history of Vietnam before 1961, the U.S. should not have made the military and political commitment to defend Diem and South Vietnam

r no success in Europe, Ho Chi Minh spent many years in the Soviet Union and China, countries where colonialism was significantly denounced. Meanwhile, the French were slaughtering the people of Vietn ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Laura Esquivel's novel "Like Water for Chocolate";

dition as a recent invention that is used in an attempt to exert control on the public. This is how colonialism uses it, and Mama Elena. In Like Water for Chocolate tradition is used to maintain a soc ... nal identity and forms a novel that upholds the tradition and helps to break from the oppression of colonialism. In a novel where tradition is so important it is also important to look at the traditio ...

(7 pages) 89 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Despite the African setting, 'The Poisonwood Bible' can be seen as an attack on American Society. Discuss

re obviously act to criticise American society, laying bare the flaws in America's attitude towards colonialism and politics in their struggle against Communism. Many have observed "The Poisonwood Bib ...

(12 pages) 98 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why were the French unable to defeat the Viet Minh in the first Indo China War?

ons, such as the inability to match the Vietnamese War machine, lack of vision regarding the end of colonialism and independence for Vietnam, and finally the disaster which was Dien Bien Phu and the r ... Britain and China to disarm the Japanese. However in the North the Chinese didn't recognise French Colonialism in Asia, so on top of disarming the Japanese the Chinese also armed the Viet Minh, prepa ...

(7 pages) 48 1 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

A Theme in African Colonialism

A Theme in African ColonialismThe people of Africa are reminded every day of the atrocities that have resulted from pre ...

(3 pages) 116 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The causes of poverty and inequality

ve in the world of the powerful of Global North, we need to begin by taking back to the time of the colonialism and imperialism of those territory were conquer by the European. According to Ander Gund ...

(7 pages) 363 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology