Scholars of Italian colonialism have been reluctant to acknowledge the influence that local populations and their culture had on Italians and on the ways in which they settled and administered the territories they occupied. This tendency has reinforced the notion that the European domination of Africa was total both culturally and politically. Yet there is evidence to suggest that in every sphere of colonial life, the relationship between colonizers and colonized was more dynamic and complex th

First Author: Andall, Jacqueline; Duncan, Derek

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Bibliographic Information

Type: Book Chapter

Book Title: National Belongings: Hybridity in Italian Colonial and Postcolonial Cultures (2010)

Page Reference: 65-87

ISBN: 9783039119653