SOC 1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Postcolonialism, Postcolonial Literature, Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi

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Post-colonial theory focuses on the political and cultural effects of colonialism. The colonial practices of imperial nations can include conquests of land, resources, and people"s labour, as well as political rule and the imposition of language. The term imperialism refers to the ideas, practices, and attitudes of colonizers (that is, Former imperialist nations include britain, belgium, france, germany, and portugal. The term colonialism refers to the effects of imperialism within colonized spaces, including concrete and ideological effects ( what happens away from home ) Examples of former colonies include india, virtually all countries in africa, the bahamas, The post in post-colonial theory suggests a focus on events that happened after formal colonialism ended in the early 1960s. However, post-colonial studies are not only concerned with happenings after colonialism. Study of empire most certainly concerns conquests of land and resources, it also concerns cultural meanings.

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