Anth. 101 Notes 16

Anth. 101 Notes 16 - Colonialism Holistic perspectives on...

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Colonialism Holistic perspectives on the construction of the modern world Colonialism Cultural domination with enforced social change following political conquest (or domination) Cultural changes linked to economic exploitation Neocolonialism Persistence of social and economic linkages between former colonies and colonial rulers The Colonial Legacy How are the former colonial powers seen in the rest of the world? How does the colonial legacy shape the modern world? Components of Colonialism Exchanges and diasporas Exploitation of colonies Suppression of local cultures (cultural imperialism) Creation of core-periphery relations 20th Century Componenets of Colonialism Globalization Construction of global political economy Capitalist mode of production Market economies Construction of nations Nations emerging from colonies constructed by colonizing powers Non-conformity with indigenous peoples Biological Consequences Increased gene flow Disease spread Dietary change Cultural consequences Spread of dominant practices
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Scarre during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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