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The legacy of colonialism

The legacy of colonialism

gender and cultural identity in postcolonial societies

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Published by Galway University Press in [Galway] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postcolonialism,
  • Imperialism,
  • Gender identity,
  • Ethnicity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statement[compiled by] Máire ní Fhlathúin
    ContributionsNí Fhlathúin, Máire
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 233 p. ;
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17154594M
    ISBN 101901421155

      Colonialism left the nation divided and destroyed. Deploying their notorious divide-and-rule strategy, the British created a frontier area and divided it among ethnic minorities and majority Burmans. This was the beginning of the ethnic-based nationalism that lingers to this day as a legacy . Legacies of colonialism: Weak states and economic underdevelopment. The weakness of postcolonial nations was a result of colonialism—which left a political heritage of weak states with limited control over territory and regimes that relied on ethnic divisions, a centralized authority, and patronage systems inherited from colonial rule.

    6 hours ago  VANCOUVER (NEWS ) — It’s a journey through our collective past and a searing critique of colonialism. Opening Thursday at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC is Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience, artist Kent Monkman’s solo exhibition on Canada’s colonial history.. It’s also timely, given the current discussion about systemic racism. While the legacy of colonialism is an explanation for Africa's dire situation, fifty years after colonialism these negative effects in Africa should be fading away, instead of persisting or growing. An overall commitment to good governance and state well-being is fundamentally lacking in many African states.

    Mahmood Mamdani is Herbert Lehman Professor of Government and Director of the Institute of African Studies at Columbia University. He is the author of Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism (Princeton), which won the Herskovitz prize of the African Studies Association. Among his other books are The Myth of Population Control, From Citizen to Refugee, . Colonialism is the policy of a country seeking to extend or retain its authority over other people or territories, generally with the aim of economic dominance. In the process of colonisation, colonisers may impose their religion, economics, and other cultural practices on indigenous foreign administrators rule the territory in pursuit of their interests, seeking to benefit from.


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Mahmood Mamdani, FBA (born 23 April ) is a Ugandan academic, author, and political commentator. He is the director of the Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR), the Herbert Lehman Professor of Government at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University and the Professor of Anthropology, Political Science and African Studies at Columbia University.

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