Colonial Period

Colonial Period may generally refer to any period in a country's history when it was subject to administration by a colonial power.

  • Spanish conquest of Guatemala
  • Korea under Japanese rule
  • Viceroyalty of Peru
  • Colonial history of the United States

Famous quotes containing the words colonial and/or period:

    Are you there, Africa with the bulging chest and oblong thigh? Sulking Africa, wrought of iron, in the fire, Africa of the millions of royal slaves, deported Africa, drifting continent, are you there? Slowly you vanish, you withdraw into the past, into the tales of castaways, colonial museums, the works of scholars.
    Jean Genet (1910–1986)

    Unless your baby becomes uncomfortable and tries to push away, don’t worry that you’re cuddling too much. That way, when she reaches adolescence and goes through a normal period of being terribly embarrassed even to be seen with you in public, you’ll have some memories to tide you over until she comes around again.
    Lawrence Kutner (20th century)