One example of imperialism in East Asia. "...most of Western civilization was caught up in a string of expansion and war to claim control over the world, including a large portion of Asian nations."
The article is given it the author Zunguzungu point of view between Avatar & American imperialism. "It’s useful to keep talking about Avatar, I think, but only obliquely; the debate between “I am outraged!” vs. “I am entertained!” is utterly counterproductive and sterile, and not only because it stages a false opposition between subjective impressions, or that the real outrage is precisely that we are entertained."
Begins by telling the uprising of imperialism in China. "The imperial powers had forced China's government to allow people to trade with them and to admit foreign enterprises, including railways and mining companies."
Shows a short clip on the Scramble for Africa from imperialism.
Colonialism is a major theme in Avatar. Gives examples of scene contributing to imperialism. "In order to do that they must relocate the natives that live there either forcefully or by convincing them to move... In colonialism, greed, selfishness, and naiveness are the main components."
Given a destriptive of Carol Lancaster's book on how African is what it is today. Lancaster says "Blames for all Africa's problems came to power with Western backing."