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Key Terms and Ideas Colonialism and Imperialism 2/2/09 smithnm@colorado.edu Country Geographical area or territory, has border, takes up space Nation > A people who are deemed or believed to share common customs, origins, and history State Political or geopolitical unit “Nation” or “government” “Claim a monopoly on the legitimate use of physical force within a given territory” (Weber) Nation-State State where cultural/ethnic identity coincides with geographic geopolitical boundaries Colonialism Subjugation of one people to another through domination and hegemony Political, economic, cultural (what they wear, eat, etc.) control over colony to benefit colonizer Transfer of population to new territory Colonial agents: Missionaries, traders, state officials Nobody expects the Spanish inquisition! Good at plagues, typhoid and torture; had better ships, guns, navigation Civilizations capable of amazing works of art, forms of government –
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2010 for the course ANTH 1200 taught by Professor Lawrence,p during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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