Imperialism & (Post-) Colonialism
This board explores imperialism and colonialism, which taken together refer to a type of domination that involves the direct application of military, political…
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U.S. Imperialism: U.S. Mainland
Imperialism: British Empire
Imperialism: French Empire
Written and published during the blossoming of Salvador Allende's revolutionary socialism, the book examines how Disney comics not only reflect capitalist ideology, but are active agents working in this ideology's favor. Authors: Ariel Dorfman and Armand Mattelart
"Please Don't Climb - We, the Anangu traditional owners, have this to say: Uluru is sacred in our culture. It is a place of great knowledge. Under our traditional law climbing is not permitted." The Anangu primarily dwell in the Central Western desert in Australia. Photo credit: @BadSalishGirl
"Moving Out - When the European settlers arrived, they needed land to live on. The First Nations people agreed to move to different areas to make room for the new settlements." Another passage says: “The First Nations peoples moved to areas called reserves, where they could live undisturbed by the hustle and bustle of the settlers.” Source: Complete Canadian Curriculum 3
The Truth: Between his four different trips that started with on in 1492, Columbus landed on various Caribbean islands that make up the present-day Bahamas and the island of Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic). Although he explored the Central and South American coasts, Columbus never reached North America, which as we know was already inhabited by Native Americans. Columbus committed horrific atrocities and decimated the population of the communities inhabiting the islands ...
This political cartoon is commentary on how imperial powers had set their sights on carving up China, 1898. Note the racist caricature of a Chinese man standing in the background, with the Fu Manchu and wild-eyed expression. This caricature, along with the associated idea of a yellow peril, began to crystallize within the American imagination at the turn of the twentieth century and continues to inflect perceptions of Asians today. Artist: Henri Meyer
A Palestinian boy looks at Israeli soldiers who stopped Palestinian worshipers to enter the Ibraheemi mosque for the last Friday pray of the holy month of Ramadan in the West Bank city of Hebron. Several thousand Palestinians pray in the Ibraheemi mosque under Israeli soldiers control in the last Friday pray of the holy month of Ramadan. The Muslim festival of Eid-al-Fitr is then celebrated at the end of Ramadan. Photo credit: Nayef Hashlamoun / Reuters
An Israeli riot police officer speaks with a local resident during clashes in Umm el-Fahm, October 27, 2010. Follow this link to find a bundle of clips that explore the sociological study of war and the military: www.thesociologicalcinema.com/videos/category/warmilitarybd0766f6c5 Photo credit: Reuters — in Umm El Fahm.
An undated photo made available in February 2014 by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency shows Palestinian and Syrian residents of Yarmouk Palestinian Refugee Camp crowding in a destroyed street during a food distribution. Islamic State fighters seized parts of the camp. Photo credit: European Press Photo Agency.
A Palestinian schoolgirl walks past Israeli border police officers on her way home from school during clashes between Israeli troops and Palestinian stone-throwers in the Shuafat refugee camp in the West Bank near Jerusalem, March 17, 2010. Photo credit: Ammar Awad / Reuters
This cartoon depicts a representation of Rudyard Kipling’s famous poem The White Man’s Burden. Originally published in Feb, 1899 the poem’s philosophy quickly developed as the US response to annexation of the Philippines. The US used the “white man’s burden” as an argument for imperial control of the Philippines & Cuba on the basis of moral necessity. The thinking went that it was now the US’ moral duty to develop the conquest lands in order to help carry the foreign barbarians to civilization.