Category Archives: Colonialism

Rastafari Themes in Reggae Music

I’m a greater lover of reggae and down-tempo music in general. As a young boy I had the privilege to travel throughout the Caribbean on family vacations and I loved playing music on my parent’s stereo system at home. My … Continue reading

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The Columbian Exchange

Typically the process of European colonization and conquest of the Americas is understood in political or military terms. But perhaps the most significant change of all was ecological. The natural environment of the pre-Columbian Americas would have been radically different … Continue reading

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