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Imperialism

In postcolonial theory Imperialism always refers to the ideology that promotes a worldview in which one group of people or a nation assumes that it is inherently superior to other [...]

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Inundation

Postcolonial Concepts: Inundation In its military usage, inundation involves the pre-planned flooding of a certain area, as a last-resort defensive measure, to impede the progress of advancing armor. The purpose [...]

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Mimicry

Mimicry is often seen as something shameful, and a black or brown person engaging in mimicry is usually derided by other members of his or her group for doing so. [...]

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Native, Nativism

Postcolonial Concepts: Nativism In postcolonial theory, nativism refers to the political and cultural retrieval, or attempts at it, by the colonized natives to assert the claims of their own culture [...]

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