Austin Eckhout Edges of Empire Ball-Phillips April 30, 2015 The Justification of a Nation As we look into the history books regarding the colonization of various native peoples, we see that there is no shortage of photographs and paintings regarding those that were colonized by European empires. Photographs, although presumed to always show the truth
The spinning wheel—few material objects so succinctly represent patriarchal oppression under colonialism. The wheel was once the expedient implement to create thread and yarn, and pondering the vast demand in the 18th century before the industrial revolution rendered it obsolete, to make a capital fortune in cotton required innumerable wheels and an equal representation of labor.
Finding a constant theme throughout a counties history can be a tedious and frustrating task. Finding the same theme that carries its self through the history of not one but two countries can be even more of an exhausting task. Place those countries on opposite sides of the world, with different languages, different religions, and
Just How Equal is America Really? – The Dehumanization of Colonized Peoples A common issue within photojournalism begs the question, at what point are the subject of the photo’s privacy rights violated? This issue dates back to colonial Mexico and India, and can be seen through the pictures within the Thomas Hudson Thatcher Collection of Mexico