imperialize

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imperialize

(ɪmˈpɪərɪəˌlaɪz) or

imperialise

vb
to make imperial
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Narrow or parochial conceptions of family and community can exclude as much as include, so teachers must guard against such imperializing discourses in their professional work.
Munshi D and Kurian P (2005) Imperializing spin cycles: a postcolonial look at public relations, greenwashing, and the separation of publics.
When Kantorek, the schoolteacher cum army recruiter, resorts to "the Old Lie" of Latin poetry and its imperializing project, he unwittingly finds a common denominator between the cultures of the belligerents: "I believe it will be a quick war, that there will be few losses, but if losses there must be, then let us remember the Latin phrase which must have come to the lips of many a Roman when he stood embattled in a foreign land, 'Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.
Thus James notes a conscious and significant resistance to the imperializing legacy of Virgil's Roman epic, suggesting that Antony and Cleopatra are intensely aware of the need to promote or disrupt the stories in which then meanings will be recorded: as early modern readers were aware, Virgil's Dido was partially modelled on Roman versions of Cleopatra, and so the, Aeneid could itself be termed a threat to her reputation.
Luciana Martins has argued persuasively that the writing of British explorers has been analyzed too rigidly as the product of a homogenous, imperializing gaze rather than as the record of a complex, plural perspective.
By showing the supposed inferiority of these ethnic types in photographs, promoters of the Panama cause could demonstrate the need for the imperializing project and "the potential for the 'uplift' of the colonized" (119).
How else should the representation be of a world that exemplifies the privilege of an imperializing Europe, other than indifference to the people and places that provided the commodities that supported their comfort?
clearly not the major imperializing reforms that are described in the
4) The genre's imperializing roots have been well established in landmark analyses by scholars such as Stephen Greenblatt and Mary Louise Pratt.
Bogues locates American liberty synonymously with America's imperializing goal to spread its ethos around the globe.
Here we will look at the ways in which hospitality functions through the need to know the other in a particular imperializing way.
Marlow resists any such imperializing approach, either to foreign shores and faces or to the process of narrating meanings.