Notes+11.4.2010 - History 158C 11.4.2010 Decolonization...

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History 158C 11.4.2010 Decolonization & the Cultural Revolution (1960s) I. Perspectives Metropolitan Theory o Main impetus for change comes from colonizers o Key decisions made in London, Paris, etc o Valid decisions made in cities but mostly a formality India nationalism makes decision for Britain Winds of Change speech Africa Represents decision taken in London that does have consequences Peripheral o 2 parts Key initiative comes from the colonized in the form of rebellions Emphasis on local arrangements between colonized and colonizers o Valid but far from being the whole story International o Internationalism, globalization Worldwide anti-colonial movement Neocolonialism o Continues post-WWII o No evidence that government decided to abandon colonialism II. Colonization in Europe Identity crisis o Immigration, race riots Terrorism Racism Visual Todd Shepard film Algerian War III. Cultural Revolution
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