Avatar is more of a story about race and the oppression of a of a certain race as told by the oppressor's perspective than it is about a story of Western Imperialism , which of course has historically included race.
The writers ,in"Decolonizing James Cameron's Pandora:Imperial History ans Science Fiction";with the thorough analysis of avatar ,demonstrate that the movie criticizes the colonialism/imperialism ,it remains a colonialist as it fails.
During 1450 and 1750 the Muslims allowed for ample vacancy for the Europeans to encroach. And India was left to the victorious party between the British and french decided to some degree during the Seven Years War one front being in India itself.
Africa faced many European imperialist aggregation during 1870s and 1900.Africa resisted against the attempt to colonize their countries.The European imperialist push into Africa was motivated by three main factors economic,political,and social.