Archive for: imperialism

Tibet, Superhero Tourist Destination of the World

Superheroes, Orientalism, and imperialism

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Imperialism and Pop Culture — Peter Suderman Interviews Me

The complete interview — but no photo

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The Nigerians Invade London

John Christopher’s “The Long Winter,’ imperialism, race, and history

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Skeptics and Believers United

United in sexism and imperialism, that is.

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Happy Overthrow of Imperialism Day!

Down with overseas adventures!

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Made For You and Me: Localizing Disney’s Imperialism for an Egyptian Audience

  I would be hard pressed to pick a better mascot for the United States as an imperial hegemon than Mickey Mouse. In Egypt — as with most of the “developing world” — Mr. Mouse is ubiquitous: you can see his big round eyes staring at you on the side of taxi cabs, through the glass […]

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Tintin and the Racist Dream

Bert Stabler was talking over in another thread about imperialism, art, and taste and how the three interact. In that vein, I thought I’d reprint one of my favorite sequences from Tintin. This is an avenging Inca Mummy, summoned by the conflation of ancient magic and the sacrilege of European explorers. The moments I most […]

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