How far did the colonial powers of Britain and France penetrate the culture of the occupied peoples?

Berthold, Michael (2012) How far did the colonial powers of Britain and France penetrate the culture of the occupied peoples? In: The British World: Religion, Memory, Society, Culture, 2-5 July 2012, Toowoomba, Australia.

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Abstract

The parts of the British Empire on which the sun never set were nonetheless surrounded by the colonial territories of other European states, which were as extensive as the British colonial possessions. Francophonic culture now prevails in large swathes of northern and southern Africa and elsewhere, legacy on one level to the simple fact of French (and in some cases Belgian) colonial expansion, but in terms of the uptake of language, perhaps also testifying to the provision of education and the penetration of a colonizing culture on the colonized.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Chapter 22. © The Contributors and Editors.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2012 04:45
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 01:30
Uncontrolled Keywords: indigenous peoples; colonisation; European exploration; European settlement; imperialism; language; culture
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 21 History and Archaeology > 2103 Historical Studies > 210310 Middle Eastern and African History
16 Studies in Human Society > 1601 Anthropology > 160104 Social and Cultural Anthropology
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200211 Postcolonial Studies
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950501 Understanding Africa's Past
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/22031

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