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Noun1.coloniser - someone who helps to found a colony
beginner, founder, founding father, father - a person who founds or establishes some institution; "George Washington is the father of his country"
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In assessing the record of colonialism, Cesaire looks carefully at the nature and claims used by the coloniser to justify colonialism.
If Indians are competing with the best in the world today, the coloniser played a vital part in it.
Dhanuka Coloniser & Builders is developing a residential complex, %Sunshine Prime%, near Muhana Mandi, Mansarovar Extension, in Jaipur district of Rajasthan.
Summary: Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi's visit to Italy to mark the second anniversary of a friendship treaty with former coloniser Italy stumbled into controversy Monday.
This class, because of a language and education that enabled them to work for the coloniser, ran the colonial machinery.
Those known to have taken part in the siege include the poet Sir Edmund Spenser and the explorer, coloniser, pirate and Munster plantation owner, Sir Walter Raleigh.
One could argue that if Western academics are to examine the interaction of politics, psychology and culture, the fundamental conflict to be addressed before any other is that between coloniser and colonised, since it underlies nation building in the vast majority of societies.
Clare Midgley's edited collection provides a welcome and enriching extension to such work, the main value of which is twofold in its attention to both coloniser and colonised as variably gendered, and to the intersections of gender with class and 'race', in and across the various sites of imperial encounters and interactions.
VO NGUYEN GIAP, the brilliant self-taught general who drove the French colonisers out of Vietnam and later forced America to abandon its effort to block reunification, has died.
If there was no scramble for Africa, would we have continued to be as weak as our colonisers thought we were?