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n.1.Opposition to imperialism.
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The global atmosphere of that era, one of anti-colonialism and Third World revolt, as well as the more specific regional question of Palestine, shaped the demands of the new political forces.
Iran's democratic and nationalistic aspirations were embodied in the prime minister, Mohamed Mossadegh, who became an international spokesman for anti-colonialism.
Today, the head is on display in a museum, with her body preserved in a room some miles away - separated by a radical anti-colonialism the curators want us to remember.
Poland in the Irish Nationalist Imagination, 1772-1922: Anti-Colonialism within Europe, by Roisin Healy.
Finally, the Afro-Asian People's Solidarity Organization, promoted solidarity among African and Asian peoples; however, its true objective was to promote anti-colonialism and anti-imperialism, both of which were secondary objectives of Communist China (29).
In response to the argument that modern Gnosticism gives rise to political apathy, he points to Hesse's call to know oneself, David-Neel's anti-colonialism, Schrodinger's ideas about the oneness of consciousness and Guenon's "perennialism" as "ways of thinking, acting, and being modern that are characterized by openness and responsibility for others, nonviolence and respect for the natural world" (p.
However, when the rise of Hitler's Nazis in Germany led the Soviet Union to join the League of Nations and seek new diplomatic and military ties with Britain and France, anti-colonialism was no longer the central issue it once was for the Communist International.
In thinking that Arabs would continue to accept foreign subjugation, Doran--in this book and in his other writings--drastically underestimates the power of anti-colonialism.
Beyond delineating the tensions that gave rise to anti-colonialism and the war for independence, Johnson also tracks the rise worldwide of anticolonial movements in the first half of the 20th century, the post-war fracturing of French imperialism in Indochina, and the ways that global governance, and health and humanitarian governance in particular, reflected predominantly Eurocentric aspirations and concerns.
This book attempts a colossal task: exploring the breadth of African American thought and action on nuclear weapons and its links with movements of anti-colonialism, civil rights, Black power, peace, and a host of other issues.
Her book explores the crucial role of Irish Americans in both the lead-up to and the aftermath of the events in Dublin and places the Irish Rising in its European and global context, as an expression of the anti-colonialism that found its full voice in the wake of the First World War.