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  • Cultural Inheritances Of Mythology
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    The poetical work of Albert Wendt, Apirana Taylor, Alistair Te Ariki Campbell, Hone Tuwhare, Keri Hulme, Gloria Rawlinson, J.C. Sturm, and Roma Potiki all have voices that are informed by and reflect their Polynesian cultural inheritances in various ways. The main ways in which these inheritances can be seen to be reflected, is by showing the poets inclusion of their culture's mythology, customs, and civilisation. The way in which these poets voices have been informed by their cultures, can be s...
  • Regional Differences And Cultures Among The Colonies
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    'Was Colonial Culture Uniquely American?' 'There were never, since the creation of the world, two cases exactly parallel. ' Lord Chesterfield, in a letter to his son, February 22nd, 1748. Colonial culture was uniquely American simply because of the unique factors associated with the development of the colonies. Never before had the conditions that tempered the colonists been seen. The unique blend of diverse environmental factors and peoples caused the development of a variety of cultures that w...
  • Caught In The Storm African Culture
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    Caught in the storm is story detailing the clash between traditional African culture and the imposed European culture in Mali. During the eighteenth century Europeans started to impose t hier traditions and styles of life in West Africa. This sometimes caused problems within the community of the people. People started to behave european like, studied languages of their colonial rulers. This story highlights the struggles of the people that was ceased by the intervention of the Europeans with the...
  • Destruction Of A Traditional Native Culture
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    World Civilization II Things Fall Apart, China Achebe's first novel, tells the story of an Ibo village of the late 1800's. It also tells about one of its great men, Okonkwo, who has achieved much in his life. He is a champion wrestler, a husband to three wives, a title-holder among his people, and a member of the select egwugwu. In this novel Achebe has been able to illuminate two emotionally incompatible facets of modern African life; the humiliations visited on Africans by colonialism, and the...
  • Movement Of National Liberation Among Oppressed Natives
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    Written in 1961 among the turbulent times of de-colonization in Africa, Frantz Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth is in one word formidable. It is formidable in the sense that it exposes the colonial system as an exploitative cultural, economic, and political system. It is one of the most concise condemnations of the colonial system. Frantz Fanon as a political author is unique in that he received his primary training in psychiatry. He provides an unparalleled look into the material forces that g...
  • Paul Johnson S Answer Towards Terrorism
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    Published in the October 9 edition of the Wall Street Journal, the British historian Paul Johnson!'s essay entitled! ^0 The Answer to Terrorism? Colonialism.! +/- is an open declaration calling for the return of the old forms of colonialism in the anti-terrorism war. As a theme of this article, a new form of colony, the conquests and annexations which, according to the author, belonged to a bygone era are once again on the order of the day. But in my opinion, the value of colonialism which Paul ...

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