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ColonialismIDS 1103Oct. 4, 2018
OutlineFirst wave colonialism – 1500s to 1800sSecond wave colonialism – mid-1800s-1970Assessing legacies of colonialism
ColonialismColonial rule: direct poliIcal control of onesociety by another state, established undercondiIons of imperialism and intended topersist indefinitely.“subjugaIon by physical and psychologicalforce of one culture by another – a colonizingpower- through military conquest of territoryand stereotyping the relaIon between thetwo cultures” – McMichael, 2008
Forms of colonialismColonies of se/lement– where people from thecolonial power occupy land and oTen eliminateindigenous peoples (i.e. Spanish destrucIon of Aztecand Inca civilizaIons in the Americas). Today exampleswould include the Israeli occupaIon of PalesIne whereseZlements keep being built on PalesInian land.Colonies of rule– where colonial administratorsreorganize exisIng cultures by imposing newinequaliIes to facilitate their exploitaIon (here we seethe confiscaIon of land, depriving women of theircustomary resources)
Israeli seZlements inthe occupied West Bank

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