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“ Take up the White Man’s burden - Send out the best ye breed - Go bind your sons to exile, To serve your captives’ need; To wait in heavy harness, on fluttered folk and wild - Your new-caught sullen peoples, Half devil and half child” Rudyard Kipling, “White Man’s Burden”
“ The Americans were on the side of the colonialist - the American generals are not very good students of history. Dien Bien Phu paved the way for us to defeat not only the French but later the Americans and now to defend our country against the Chinese.” Vo Nguyen Giap, Vietnamese general
“ Dien Bien Phu was the bell that tolled the twilight of colonialism.” Vo Nguyen Giap, Vietnamese general
Colonialism A relationship in which a group of people in one country is subject to the authority of the people of another country.
Neocolonialism The process by which rich, powerful, developed states use economic, political or other informal means to exert pressure on poor, less-powerful underdeveloped states.
Dependent community can be made up of: <ul><li>Indigenous people </li></ul><ul><li>Immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>Combination of the two </li></ul>
Imperialism The act of acquiring or holding colonies or dependencies.
Problems with these definitions: <ul><li>Eurocentric </li></ul><ul><li>State-Centered </li></ul><ul><li>Dependent or Dominated?: apolitical, “neutral” terminology </li></ul>
“ The developed nations have discovered for themselves a new mission - to help the Third World advance along the road to development…which is nothing more than the road on which the West has guided the rest of humanity for several centuries.” Francois Partant (1982) French development economist
“ Development is just a new word for what the Marxists called imperialism and what we can loosely refer to as colonialism - a more familiar and less loaded term.” Edward Goldsmith
“ We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories.” Cecil Rhodes English businessman and colonialist
Colonialism At once the process and condition of political, economic, social, technological, environmental domination, direct or indirect, of one culture (generally, the non-Western world) by another (generally, the Western world).
Growth of U.S. Imperialism <ul><li>Chinese “Open Door” Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Mexican War of 1845 </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish-American War (1898) </li></ul><ul><li>Annexation of Sandwich Islands (Hawai’I) - 1898 </li></ul>
Neocolonialism The process by which Multinational and Transnational Corporations, with or without the aid of rich & powerful Western states and/or super-governmental organizations, use direct or indirect means to dominate non-Western states, societies and/or cultures politically, socially, economically, technologically, and culturally