Essays about: "colonialism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 192 essays containing the word colonialism.

  1. 1. Make Great Zimbabwe Great Again A study of the political usage of Great Zimbabwe 1980–2020

    University essay from

    Author : Adam Andersson; [2020-08-04]
    Keywords : Great Zimbabwe; Mugabe; Nkomo; ZANU-pf; ZANU; ZAPU; MDC; Zimbabwe Bird; Shona; Ndebele; Identity; Colonialism; Rhodesia; Cultural Heritage;

    Abstract : The purpose of this master’s thesis is to show how Great Zimbabwe was politically used during the period 1980-2020. This work was also carried out with the aim to examine and nuance how archaeology is used within the framework of nationalism, and how cultural heritage is used by political organizations for different purposes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Great Zimbabwe as Illustrated : A Discourse Analysis of Today's Representation of the Monument

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Frida Furberg Burén; [2020]
    Keywords : Great Zimbabwe; Heritage Discourse; Terminology; Colonial Narratives; Romanticism;

    Abstract : This study investigates the current discourses of Great Zimbabwe by analysing traces of colonial terminology within present-day literary illustrations. The aim is to identify western ideas and perspectives still dominant within the discourses and explore its implications. READ MORE

  3. 3. Short-term volunteers – Helpful or Harmful? : -A qualitative case study of short-term volunteers from a bottom-up perspective in Tanga Town, Tanzania.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Julia Andersson; Malin Höjer; [2020]
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    Abstract : People have always been enjoying travelling and exploring new places. The phenomenon of combining travelling with social work abroad has become known as “voluntourism”. Over the last few years, voluntourism has gained a lot of criticism, claiming that it does more harm than good for the host communities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Eastern Nigeria at the Crossroads of Culture : Cultural Hybridity in Achebe's Things Fall Apart

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Micheline Grönlund; [2020]
    Keywords : cultural hybridity; pre-colonialism; colonialism; post-colonialism; essentializing; alternating; converting; hybridizing;

    Abstract : This paper analyzes the four initial stages in the process of cultural hybridization as put forward by Chan Kwok-bun in his book Cultural Hybridity: essentializing, alternating, converting and hybridizing. These stages are examined in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart through a mapping to show how a cultural hybrid is formed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rice Policies in Indonesia, from Rice Self-Sufficiency to Rice Security

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Indra Yanuareza Adianto; [2020]
    Keywords : Rice; Food Policy; Self-Sufficiency; Food Security; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The relationship between Indonesia and rice self-sufficiency policy has lasted since its independence from colonialism. Unfortunately, the policy does not always work. Even though the Government has done a lot of things to improve rice production, Indonesia has to import rice from overseas to fulfill its demand for rice. READ MORE