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The Nationalist Movement In Indo China

Question 1:

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(a) What was meant by the ‘civilising mission’ of the colonisers

(b) Huynh Phu So

Answer:

(a) The “civilising mission” of the colonisers was an imperial disguise for controlling colonies. European powers assumed that their civilisation was the most advanced, and that it was their humanitarian concern to spread it around the world, even if this was done by force. Europeans became the self-professed carriers of light to the colonies, rejecting the latter’s inherent traditions, relig…

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