Unformatted text preview: empires were attempts at “globalization,” but failed to move beyond regional control!
Today, there is more emphasis on the economic dimension of globalization, and less on the military dimension (as was the case with previous empires).
Colonialism vs. postcolonialism?
In the 19th century, colonialism was the direct control of one territory by a Western nationstate. This was achieved through direct military intervention. Postcolonialism is different because developing nations are technically “free” fr...
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