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Colonialism

Colonialism is a practice of domination, which involves the subjugation of one people to another. One of the difficulties in defining colonialism is that it is hard to distinguish it [...]

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Going Native

Postcolonial Concepts: Going Native Going native was used as a pejorative term to point to any Europeans wo, while living in the colonies, adopted the customs and habits of the [...]

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Orientalism

A term coined by Edward Said in his magisterial work Orientalism. "Orientalism” is a way of seeing that imagines, emphasizes, exaggerates and distorts differences of Arab peoples and cultures as [...]

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Worlding

The term "worlding" was first introduced, in Postcolonial Studies, by Gayatri Spivak in her essay "The Rani of Simur: An Essay in Reading the Archive," where she explains how the [...]

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