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Colonialist literature is an exploration and a representation of a world at the boundaries of 'civilization,' a world that has not (yet) been domesticated by European signification or codified in detail by its ideology.
Accordingly, I would argue that colonialist literature is divisible into two broad categories: the 'imaginary' and the 'symbolic.' [Note the Lacanian language.] The emotive as well as the cognitive intentionalities of the 'imaginary' text are structured by objectification and aggression.
The colonialist's military superiority ensures a complete projection of his self on the Other: exercising his assumed superiority, he destroys without any significant qualms the effectiveness of indigenous economic, social, political, legal, and moral systems and imposes his own versions of these structures of the Other.
social.chass.ncsu.edu /wyrick/debclass/janmo.htm   (1224 words)

 COLONIAL DISCOURSE SINCE CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Colonialist discourse would not have been the effective weapon of domination it was, however, if it had consisted solely of the mere tautological assertion of power over others.
Colonialist discourse was successful, then, to the extent that the colonized came to accept their subservience as being in the natural order of things and were even ready to embrace the master's cause and to defend the latter's right to rule over them.
Colonialist discourse today also assumes the guise of the literature of economic development in which the old Western dichotomy of barbarism and civilization has been replaced by the contrasting concepts of development and underdevelopment.
csusm.edu /spanish/undergradcenter/colonialdiscoursesincechristoph.htm   (6001 words)

 1,400 Years of Islamic Aggression: An Analysis
Because the Orthodox were imperialist, colonialist, and bloody, and majored in religious persecution to boot, the Muslim imperialist, colonialist, bloody conquest and subjugation of Palestine, and then Egypt, was made easier.
The Muslim imperialist, colonialist, bloody conquest and subjugation of Palestine began with a battle, the August 20, 636, battle of Yarmk (it is believed that 75,000 soldiers took part -- hardly bloodless).
In addition, Baghdad used the imperialist, colonialist, bloody wars of conquest throughout the life of its empire to provide the Caliphate with a steady stream of slaves, many of whom were made eunuchs.
www.the700club.net /CBNNews/Commentary/IslamHistory0212.asp   (2852 words)

The colonialist, while committing these atrocities against the natives and territories of the colonies, convinces himself that he stands on high moral grounds.
They feel alienated from themselves and their societies because they are barely tolerated by their colonialist peers, and are envied and despised by their countrymen for their intimacy with the colonialist.
Some writers exhibit a high level of animosity to the colonialist and their agents; others are less aggressive in their representation of the colonial past, and the postcolonial present.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Academy/4573/Lectures/postcolonialism.html   (1652 words)

 Rojname.com, Independent Kurdish Web Portal, All About Kurds and Kurdistan, News, Photo, History, Forum, Chat weblinks ...
The scenarios of all shades on South Kurdistan, from reestablishment of the central authority of new colonialist regime, after Saddam to the Turkish occupation of the country, are already on the agenda.
The representatives of pro-American reactionary and colonialist states of the region, on the other hand, are talking about their opposition to a US-led military intervention, one after another.
The colonialists, that do not tolerate any kind of Kurdish state, even a federal one, are preparing new complots and provocations in order to find a pretext for a military intervention to South Kurdistan.
www.rojname.com /article.php?sid=1679   (2552 words)

 Racism and Colonialism as Praxis and Process by Jean-Paul Sartre 1960   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The son of the colonialist and the son of the Muslim are both the children of the objective violence which defines the system itself as a practico-inert hell.
The colonialist lives on an ‘Island of Doctor Moreau’, surrounded by terrifying beasts created in the image of man, but botched, and whose poor adaptation (neither animals nor human creatures) is expressed in hatred and cruelty: these beasts wish to destroy their beautiful image, the colonialists, perfect men.
Algerians had to live, because colonialists needed a sub-proletariat, but they had to live at the frontier of the impossibility of life because wages had to be as close as possible to zero.
marxists.org /reference/archive/sartre/works/critic/racism-algeria.htm   (5815 words)

 Bedford Criticism on The Tempest
It is this complex relation between the intention to produce colonialist stererotypicality, its beleaguerments and even its possible erosion in the face of the other that I now wish to trace through The Tempest” (217).
Firstly, he notes the “crucial nexus of civil power and sexuality in colonialist discourse” evidenced specifically in the splitting of Miranda and Caliban into the “courtly virgin” and the “rapist native”.
She points out that Prospero takes the island away from a woman, thus his “takeover is both racial plunder and a transfer to patriarchy” (329).
virtual.park.uga.edu /eng3k/spring03/materials/tempest_criticism.htm   (1283 words)

 Between Iraq’s colonialist and Islamist quagmire the "third way" is hard but possible
The military assault on Iraq, its occupation and the attempts at ‘economic-political reconstruction’ are part of a wholly colonialist project at the dawn of the 21st century.
The occupation of Iraq was one of the first practical steps that the United States government took to alter the structure of the political command of global capitalism aiming at the building a global American empire [8].
In such conditions unless the resistance against economic occupation (neo-construction) is combined with a struggle for survival, its spread among the masses of the destitute faces difficulties.
www.payvand.com /news/05/jan/1171.html   (6286 words)

 The Palestinian Question - Is it a Colonialist War?  October 21, 2000
He argues that one ought to think of Palestinian revolt as being akin to a colonialist revolt that is being driven by irreversible spontaneous forces, although they are being inflamed by provocateurs.
The problem is that colonialist structures are inherently reactionary, uninclined to relinquish their grip on their subalterns unless they are coerced into realizing that the costs of perpetuating subjugation exceed the rewards of abandoning it.
It was at this point that Israel could have and should have pursued reconciliation with the Palestinians, putting an end to the colonialist style of governance which for so long had fueled, and continues to fuel, Palestinian rage.
www.d-n-i.net /fcs/comments/c392.htm   (1868 words)

 The Link | General not colonialist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Dayan wasn't claiming to be a colonialist in the traditional sense of the word.
He was saying that from their point of view he is a colonialist, and that illegitimate view is behind their hatred for Israel.
Interestingly, it was the Jewish fighters who drove the British out of the Middle East, and the Arab armies who took over the position of the British colonialists when they attacked the Jews in 1948 after rejecting the UN Partition Plan in 1947.
thelink.concordia.ca /letters/02/04/15/2238226.shtml   (364 words)

 Anthropology Review Database
The fundamental goal of the authors of the eleven papers in the text is to present a discussion of the political nature of historical construction and a critique of processual archaeology in forgoing any involvement in historical reconstruction, interdisciplinary approaches in history making, or advocacy of indigenous identity formation and resistance to colonialist states.
While his argument regarding the maintenance of creole identity with pre-Hispanic origins in the Caribbean is convincing, his article presents more of a challenge to continue historical research and the reconstruction of historical identity than a new and definitive Caribbean historiography.
These histories, reflecting modernist concerns with the emergence of the nation-state, were constructed for the colonialist state at the same time that other intellectuals, also using the colonial library, sought to create a nationalist identity.
wings.buffalo.edu /ARD/showme.cgi?keycode=92   (2580 words)

 NATIVE_NEWS: On eurocentic colonialist environmentalism and progressivis
It assimilated the people into Nation States in which the rulers sought to control by the use of authorities in all aspects of the people's lives and to accumulate the greatest amount of wealth as possible.
We must begin with the understanding that the overall eurocentic colonialist system is harmful to all people and to Mother Earth.
This would be discarding the values of the eurocentic colonialist system of greed at the expense of others and Mother Earth and replacing it with the values of respect, balance, self-determination and the well-being of all.
www.mail-archive.com /nativenews@mlists.net/msg03819.html   (1961 words)

 Townhall.com :: Columns :: The colonialist consensus by Rich Lowry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Beneath all the vitriolic partisan disagreements about American foreign policy, then, there is a sort of colonialist consensus, which is why American troops are in Afghanistan and Iraq (a Republican president's colonialism), Bosnia and Kosovo (a Democratic president's colonialism), and perhaps soon Liberia, too (a Republican president's colonialism that is pleasing to Democrats).
It is a sign of the depth of America's covert colonialist consensus that part of even Howard Dean -- eager to intervene in Liberia -- agrees.
Moveon.org is organizing its members to encourage Congress to keep federal pork projects and waste taxpayer dollars, and we need your help to counter their attack on your pocketbook.
www.townhall.com /columnists/richlowry/rl20030715.shtml   (767 words)

 GupShup - The colonialist plan to subjugate Pakistan's agriculture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The colonialists have targeted ownership of Pakistan's agriculture because Pakistan is already one of the foremost agricultural powers and is fully capable of becoming even more powerful.
Colonialist institutions such as the World Trade Organisation, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have therefore insisted on corporate farming so that Pakistan exposes its agriculture to ownership by foreign companies.
The colonialists are using corporate farming to exploit the immense agricultural wealth that Allah (swt) has bestowed upon Pakistan and to prevent Muslims from challenging the colonialist economic hegemony.
www.paklinks.com /gs/archive/index.php/t-69102.html   (1598 words)

 'The Colonialist Hand Is Visible In The Congo'
In other words, the hand of the colonialist interests has been clearly visible in the Congo.
I would like to refer specifically to the painful case of the Congo, unique in the history of the modern world, which shows how, with absolute impunity, with the most insolent cynicism, the rights of peoples can be flouted.
And they fully and clearly understand that the difference between men does not lie in the color of their skin, but in the forms of ownership of the means of production, in the relations of production.
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/35/283.html   (1120 words)

 CliffsNotes::Jane Eyre:Book Summary and Study Guide
One of the colonialist goals of this novel is to create a prototype of the proper English woman, someone like Jane who is frank, sincere, and lacking in personal vanity.
Their arguments suggest Rochester isn’t as innocent as he claims; as a colonialist, he was in the West Indies to make money and to overpower colonized men and women.
But St. John’s inability to “renounce his wide field of mission warfare” shows that his colonialist impulse isn’t based on compassion or mutual understanding, but on violence—violating the minds of native peoples, if not their bodies.
www.cliffsnotes.com /WileyCDA/LitNote/id-23,pageNum-96.html   (909 words)

 HT remarks on Straw's comments about Britian's colonialist crimes.--Ummah.comGeneral
This is how a state that began in Madina expanded to cover Persia, North Africa, Central Asia and as far as Indonesia, until today the people in these lands are one Ummah that long for the return of the Khilafah.
In contrast, the hatred of Western imperialism amongst those who lived and live under the shackles of the colonialists exists to this day and none of them are calling for its return.
As Muslims it is our duty to expose the colonialism of Britain as well as the other capitalist nations whilst simultaneously explaining how true justice can only return to the world by the implementation of Islam.
www.ummah.net /forum/showthread.php?t=10781   (1404 words)

 The Colonizer and the Colonized
What happens to the colonizers once they have “discovered the import of colonization and are conscious of their own position?”
How does the colonialist justify his or her role as usurper?
How is the colonialist politically and economically different from a resident of his or her homeland?
academic.wsc.edu /faculty/jaknotw1/colonizeri.htm   (286 words)

 Khilafah.com - DON'T STOP THE WAR...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This obviously implies that they believe that the British parliament (full of vested interests) or the British Government (a colonialist power itself) has the legitimate authority to decide whether a War on Iraq is right or not.
For those of you who are intending to perform the noble Hajj, you have a unique opportunity to discuss these key issues outside the performance of the obligated acts with Muslims from the entire world.
Use the dossier titled 'The West's Weapons of Mass Destruction and Colonialist Foreign Policy' which is a comprehensive refutation of the British Government's own dossier, and pass this to influential people to highlight the absolute contradictions in Western foreign policy.
www.khilafah.com /home/category.php?DocumentID=6108&TagID=28   (1677 words)

 Powell's Books - Aboriginal Populations in the Mind: Race and Primitivity in Psychoanalysis by Celia Brickman
Finally, she shows how colonialist traces have made their way into the blueprint for the clinical psychoanalytic relationship and points to contemporary trends in psychoanalysis that may make possible a disengagement from this legacy.
This book explores how the colonialist and racist discourse of late-nineteenth-century anthropology found its way into the work of Sigmund Freud, influencing the model of racial difference implicit in his notions of subjectivity.
She concludes that, in its very origins, the body of work that forms the foundation of Freudian psychology -not only Freud's speculative cultural texts, but his metapsychological texts and his clinical approach as well -was inhabited by the taint of colonial and imperialist racial preoccupations.
www.powells.com /cgi-bin/biblio?inkey=17-0231125828-0   (480 words)

 Ching Dynasty, Qing Dynasty
In 1813 A.D., during the reign of Qianglong's successor, another uprising occurred which was led by the secret society known as the Society of Heaven's Law.
The British colonialist saw a tremendous opportunity in expanding trade and subverting China by importing and distributing opium.
The British colonialist intentionally planed the mass addiction of China’s intellectual, and administrative classes in an effort to cripple China for conquest.
www.thejadetrade.com /ian/p8f.html   (1096 words)

This essay seeks to examine Bates's self-representations as both ethnographer and philanthropist in The Passing of the Aborigines as a means of understanding the way in which those self-representations were appropriated or rejected according to their amenability to twentieth century Australian national discourses.
Onto the figure of Bates as sacrificial mother could be displaced white Australian guilt for the colonialist crimes of dispossession and genocide.
The ancestor as repository of definitional cultural knowledge corresponds to the developmentally advanced European whose position in colonialist power relations is that of parent to, or protector of, a culturally immature race.
pandora.nla.gov.au /pan/10233/20010602/www.latrobe.edu.au/www/english/lateral/Issue1999-2/rm-article.htm   (3211 words)

 Racism and Colonialism as Praxis and Process by Jean-Paul Sartre 1960   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The immediate practical attitude of a colonialist is therefore that of a man confronted by a sly and vicious beast.
This orientation was determined by the relations between colonialists and the natives everywhere, which are reflected by news of military exercises, on a given morning, in a particular barracks at Blidah or Philippeville, both as an index of the universal tension and’ as a concrete factor of it.
This conflict, this complex praxis, the manifestation of class interest, of the interest of all classes of colonialists is concretised in groups of violence at the slightest provocation.
www.marxists.org /reference/archive/sartre/works/critic/racism-algeria.htm   (5815 words)

 Reporting From the Colonialist Side of the Brain
I am simply stating that based on the US determination to implement its colonialist objectives in Iraq, the Iraqis would have no other choice but to conduct a brutal war of liberation.
US colonialist war in Iraq has another meaning for the Iraqis: it is a continuing death and destruction on an unequal basis.
Confirmed international reports speak of at least 10,000 civilian casualties since the beginning of the imperialist war against Iraq; on the other hand, and as expected, the US minimizes its ongoing casualties, and never speaks of the true figures.
www.dissidentvoice.org /Articles6/Sabri_Iraq-NYT.htm   (2804 words)

 Part 20: Colin Powell, the emissary of colonialist slavery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Based on the motivation and bloody occupation of Iraq, it is beyond speculation that the U.S. is imposing on Iraq a new type of colonialist slavery—Hyper-Imperialist Slavery [HIS].
Powell should also know that present day Iraq as well as all developing world, is not 16th—19th century America where African and Indian slaves were murdered for not conforming to the rules of slave owners.
As for Israel, the “beacon of democracy” in the Middle East, it is the highest human achievement in the practice of fascism, racism, Nazism, and pure terrorism, combined and inseparable.
www.onlinejournal.com /iraq/103004Sabri-20/103004sabri-20.html   (3320 words)

 Richardson, "The Last Man and the Plague of Empire" - Virtually Dead? - Villa Diodati, Romantic Circles
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak sketched out that novel's colonialist sympathies some years ago in "Three Women's Texts and a Critique of Imperialism," a lead that other critics have since followed with significant results.
To begin with, it is already a mark of the novel's colonialist tone that, around the end of the 21st century, the British empire is still alive and well.
Anna Barbauld, in "Eighteen Hundred and Eleven," had imagined a not-too-distant future in which North American and Australian tourists would visit the faded glories of London, the civilizing spirit having long since moved its home across the Atlantic to the rising South American republics.
www.rc.umd.edu /villa/vc97/richardson.html   (996 words)

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