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    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, and economic control over a people or nation. Check out our "social movements" boards to find images that explore the many resistance movements against these twin forces of domination.


    Imperialism & (Post-) Colonialism

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    French tanks patrol a North African road near Blida, Algeria, on Nov. 4, 1954 seeking Guerrilla bands hidden in the hills after starting a nationalist uprising. Rebel raids on towns, bridges and communication systems produced a challenge to French control of Algeria. European settlers were evacuated from the troubled Tunisia-Algeria border area where the most violent raids were concentrated. Photo credit: AP Photo

    Blida

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    A French soldier walks past the body of settler killed on Rue D' Isley in Algiers, on March 26, 1962. Another European lies in the background amid debris of the battle that ensued when European settlers, carrying the French tricolor flag, marched on the center of town in response to a call by the terrorist secret army organization. The French armed forces forcibly dispersed the riot. Some sources estimate the result at 31 dead and 130 wounded. Photo credit: AP

    Rue Didouche Mourad

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    Les Curieux en extasel, ou les cordons de souliers In this image, the Hottentot Venus [Saartjie Baartman] is shown exhibited naked except for a loin-cloth. She stands in the attitude of the Medici Venus, directed to the right on a low stand inscribed 'La Belle Hottentote'. Two Highland soldiers inspect her. One (left), a foot on a chair, leans forward as if to measure her projecting posterior; the other (right) stoops foward, hand on knee. Artist: Louis François Charon

    Paris

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    "Decolonize," "Columbus is no hero!! Fighting terrorism since 1492" Source: Does anyone know who took this picture, or when it occurred?

    Pike Place Market

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    Honor Indigenous Peoples, Not Columbus

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    Capitalism & Imperialism Created Refugees Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya - Stop Wars, Not People Artist: Does anyone know the name of the artist?

    Beechmount Avenue

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    "Everyone I know is either getting married or having babies.... I'm just over here trying to articulate the process of decolonization." Follow this link to find a short clip and analysis exploring postcolonial theory: www.thesociologic...

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    We Didn't Cross the Border, The Border Crossed Us Artist: Monica Villarreal

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    In 1960, photographer Marc Garanger served in the French army in the Algerian War. Garanger opposed the French occupation, but was ordered to take photos of the regional population for their ID’s. This task included taking pictures of Algerian women without the cover of their veils, and many of the women had never removed their veils in front of a stranger before. There is much discussion about the looks on these women's faces. Although they were unable to refuse being photographed, their expre

    Hotel El-Djazair (ex Saint George)

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    A Dominican army guard at the National Palace is photographed the instant he shoots and kills a high school student (arms raised) protesting U.S. Army presence in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on September 27, 1965. In April of 1965, the United States occupied the Dominican Republic during the Dominican Civil War, holding it for more than a year. Photo credit: Jim Bourdier / AP

    National Palace

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