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hmm, yes, well, Edward Said is nodding.
And so in the late twentieth century the imperial cycle of the last century in some way replicates itself, although today there are really no big empty spaces, no expanding frontiers, no exciting new settlements to establish.

No doubt Leopold said something like that, too.
Belgian rule in the Congo was based on the "colonial trinity" (trinité coloniale) of state, missionary and private company interests.[7] The privileging of Belgian commercial interests meant that large amounts of capital flowed into the Congo and that individual regions became specialised.

Best idea since Jesus on a stick with wheels. Even "communist"[!] CHINA is at it! o, no.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Aug 9th, 2017 at 02:42:23 PM EST
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