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Donna Young

INTRODUCTION = what is colonialism = how colonialism was mediated by cultural and political institutions = STATE THE HYPOTHESIS: Colonialism disrupts the notions of time and space = POINTS: This can be evident through a. when colonialism started (early 19 century)  manifest destiny (in north america)  ISHI (being pushed to the west) b. years later evans Pritchard went to observe the Nuer  cattle lifestyle which colonialism disrupted.  they tried and succeeded (anglo-egyptian sudan government) colonizing the nuer. c. years later, colonialism is still prominent. Ie. Palestine and Israel 2ND PARAGRAPH : nuer = During the first half of the twentieth century, the breakup of empires spawned large-scale displacements of people. The collapse of the Ottoman Empire after WW 1 was followed by violence of various forms: o Structural violence of poverty and the threat of starvation o Racist ideologies that led to terror and discrimination o Ethno-nationalist exclusions orchestrated by emerging states and empires o Modern warfare & “Ethnic Cleansing” = manifest destiny 11. What was “manifest destiny”? Can you think of other colonial regimes that have a similar ideology? - It was God’s will that Europeans (white people) settle the west. - Europeans were superior to “primitives” or Indians - Linked to Social-Darwinism and ideologies of evolution and progress. - Racism: Inferior races are meant to die out of be ruled as subjects. = the disruption of Yahi’s time and space: o season of hunting buffalo (replaced by cattle and deer as they are more resourceful than buffalo)  they started being killed during this season as they were trespassing private properties to hunt o not only the Europeans felt more superior, but they were killing them because of the hunting of cattle (this was the only way of Indians’ living) o So they the
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