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COLONY. A union of citizens or subjects who have left their country to people another, and remain subject to the mother country. 3 W. C. C. R. 287. The country occupied by the colonists is also called a colony. A colony differs from a possession, or a dependency. (q.v.) For a history of the American colonies, the reader is referred to Story on the Constitution, book I.; 1 Kent, Com. 77 to 80; 1 Dane's Ab. Index, b. t.

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The Assembly said that the colonialists of old are rearing their heads again under the slogans of spreading democracy and defending human rights, assisted by statelets and emirates that no nothing of democracy, adding that on this anniversary of independence, some fly the flag of the French mandate instead of Syria's flag and ask the NATO to intervene against the Syrian people.
Thakkar is able to craft a precise review of Rulfo's fiction, carefully reviewing the manner in which the author's use of both centripetal and centrifugal irony allows for a veiled criticism of the post-Revolutionary discourse of both the Church and the state, and also revealing the vestiges of colonialist tradition in the reality of a continued focus on patriarchal authority within Mexican society.
Due the tactical methodology of the colonialists which came to be popularly known as divide and rule has been applied from the colonial days to date.
However, the literal expansion facilitated by the nation's space program was limited, delivering none of the riches that colonialist actions on Earth previously had.
That national strategy now appears in the efforts to activate people of color to counteract accusations that the invasion of Iraq was racist and colonialist.
It's a carrot-and-stick policy - bribery here, pressure there - but I think the conscience of people all over the world has said 'no' to Washington's colonialist war policy," Mr.
With the rise of identity politics, 'postcolonial' historians have shifted away from imagining class and national unities in India's past and have started pointing to diversities, but many of these studies have a tendency to recuperate the older colonialist imaginings of India.
It is interesting to interrogate the links and the political transformation of both colonialist and nationalist discourses as deriving from Enlightenment thou ght.
Together with his rejection of Church teaching on Original Sin and on Mary, the Mother of Christ (Immaculate Conception, Virgin Birth, Assumption, which, he says, serve "the capitalist, patriarchal, colonialist, first world of Christendom" to the detriment of the working class and the poor), he also rejects Christ as the Redeemer of the world.
Another significant result that,emerges from Zabus's study is the disorienting fact that most post-colonial criticism is vitiated by an obsessive ideologism bent upon captious surveillance of colonialist writings to garner racist/imperialist grist for the mill of self-righteous critical ire or fire.
Chairperson of Women's General Union Majida Kteit said that Syria is facing a vicious universal attack for standing up to the colonialist plots aiming to divide the region and drown it in chaos in service of Israel.
In the eyes of the world we're seen as little empire builders of a bygone age, with a colonialist, Colonel Blimp mentality.