Lecture 1-- Introduction
Lecture 2-- played a game
NEW240 Tutorial #3 --- Oct,10/2012
• Assignment- pick 1 and tie in your analysis of other articles
• Questions trickle in the week assignment is due
• 2 exercises today- first couple of weeks important for the class
• Foundation and theoretical framework- theories you will use to analyze and expected
to look at rest of the readings with those lens.
• How is something situated within radical race for instance
• Today- 2 exercises 1) re-capping various terms
• 4 terms from last weeks readings. They will for sure on your exam and have to apply
the concepts to your exams. These are what we call the foundational terms.
• Break up into groups and define terms
• At some point in time you have to provide examples from the readings, reference it.
Defining the term
- 1 or two examples form the reading, and define
- term: Imperialism
- having to do with capitalism and early definition meant higher but later on it came to be
'extracting of raw materials'
- imperialism is the ideas/ ideologies whereas colonialism is the action and actually do-
ing it (from article: 'L o m b a, p.98 situating colonialism and post colonialism')
- Imperialism is the extension of colonialism
- Colonialism and imperialism are interchangeable
- Capitalism is Imperialism p.81
- early language of imperialism was 'command and power', page 81
- imperialism is the highest stage of colonialism p.81
- Colonization is when Westerners take over and exploit raw materials as well as people
too by using them for labour. They buy products such as textiles for less and sell it back
to them for more.
- Ideas itself comes into the actions itself. Although imperialism is about ideas but it also
manifest itself into the economy and Capitalism. - Policy of extending a nations's power by acquiring lands and establishing economic
and political hegemony over other nations.
• A good failed example of imperialism might be Japan's attempt to colonize mainland
China. They did occupy China for some time, but eventually retreated after the outcome
of WW2. Japan also occupied other Asian nations in their bid for an imperial empire.
• Colonialism and imperialism are often used interchangeably, but they are two different
words having different meaning. As both colonialism and Imperialism means political
and economic domination of the other, scholars often find it hard to differentiate the two.
• Though both the words underline suppression of the other, Colonialism is where one
nation assumes control over the other and Imperialism refers to political or economic
control, either formally or informally. In simple words, colon