It documents the many facets of daily life, and it produces a rich sense of the colonial experience
. There is a somewhat overly-rigid concern with Jamaica's relationship to Britain here, which often mutes the key context of American interventionism during the period, but the result is a careful accounting of imperialism's many effects.
The theme of this year's national day celebrations is "Courage of the Nation, Compassion for the People." It highlights the bravery, patriotism and collective sacrifices of the Filipino people in the struggle for the country's independence, from the past's colonial experience
to today's challenges to nation-building including poverty, threats to national security, and many more.
Over time, with the cooption of indigenes in the sphere of missionary and colonial orbit through labor tax, Nguni terms such as ukusebenza and ukuphangela in their contemporary usages overlapped with precolonial notions and colonial experience
of work (i.e.
After our Spanish colonial experience
, we came under the Americans who used bullets and chocolates to win the hearts and minds of their "Little Brown brothers." Those were the "good old days" when all we ever used to watch was "American" TV such as Combat and Rat Patrol that portrayed Americans as heroes, the Germans and Japanese as enemies and the Chinese as Kung Fu masters or railroad slave labor.
This is among the positive results of the 50 years of our colonial experience
under the US, following 350 years under Spain.
We should not ignore the fact that the stance that many of our leaders took once they were in power was inherited, consciously or unconsciously, from their colonial experience
Loimeier's and Bertz's studies are complementary in understanding the shifting identities of Muslim Asians, such as the Ismaili and Ithna Ashari Khoja, whose own institutions were modernized through the colonial experience
Historically, we were separated by the colonial experience
and were in the post-independence period more closely linked to the former colonizers than to regional neighbors.
But as Margery Fee underscores, while this territoriality is rooted in colonial experience
, the thematic criticism that worked to elucidate it was constrained by a "fear of opening up the dangerous question of Indigenous rights to land." Yet the question of indigenous rights has always echoed through the literature of this place.
The second section compares the colonial experience
of Martinique and Puerto Rico.
The Italian colonial experience
has been quite limited, both in terms of time and space, and has consequently produced a limited effect on Italian literature; moreover, since the official dissolution of the Italian "Empire" dates already from World War II, this experience has little resonance in contemporary Italian imagination.