Tag: Colonialism

Colonialism is the state-sponsored seizure of foreign territories and the subjugation, expulsion or assassination of the resident population by a colonial rule. The domination colony was mostly based on a military conquest after prior contact and pre-orientation.

Of this type, For example, India as a British colony, Togo as German, Taiwan as Japanese, and the Philippines as the colony of the USA.

Zouave soldier from Algeria, ca. 1900. French infantry. Elite troops.

Zouave, Algeria, Soldier, France,

The members of historical infantry units called themselves Zuaven. The name goes back to the Kabyl tribe of the Zuauas in the Zuaua district (Zuavia) in the Algerian province of Constantine, who already provided mercenary troops at the time of the Ottoman Empire who were famous for their bravery.