Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

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(noun) the scope, extent, or bounds of something

xi

My ambit is much briefer

—p.xi Acknowledgements (xi) by Vijay Prashad
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My ambit is much briefer

—p.xi Acknowledgements (xi) by Vijay Prashad
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(adjective) marked by slaughter; deadly / (adjective) mutually destructive / (adjective) of, relating to, or involving conflict within a group

xviii

Internecine war­fare, a failure to control the prices of primary commodities, an inability to overcome the suffocation of finance capital, and more led to a crisis in the budgets of much of the Third World.

—p.xviii Introduction (xv) by Vijay Prashad
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Internecine war­fare, a failure to control the prices of primary commodities, an inability to overcome the suffocation of finance capital, and more led to a crisis in the budgets of much of the Third World.

—p.xviii Introduction (xv) by Vijay Prashad
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(verb) to catch or hold in or as if in a net; enmesh / (verb) to prevent or impede the free play of; confine

xviii

their desire for untrammeled profit was hampered by lingering patriotism or the type of political and economic regimes established by national liberation.

—p.xviii Introduction (xv) by Vijay Prashad
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their desire for untrammeled profit was hampered by lingering patriotism or the type of political and economic regimes established by national liberation.

—p.xviii Introduction (xv) by Vijay Prashad
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(noun) the economic and political policies by which a great power indirectly maintains or extends its influence over other areas or people

10

what the Ghanaian leader Kwame Nkrumah called "neocolonialism," or domination by means other than territorial conquest.

—p.10 Paris (3) by Vijay Prashad
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what the Ghanaian leader Kwame Nkrumah called "neocolonialism," or domination by means other than territorial conquest.

—p.10 Paris (3) by Vijay Prashad
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(adjective) fatty oily / (adjective) smooth and greasy in texture or appearance / (adjective) plastic / (adjective) full of unction / (adjective) revealing or marked by a smug, ingratiating, and false earnestness or spirituality

12

Neither armed struggle nor unctuous petitions dampened the confidence of colonial­ism.

—p.12 Paris (3) by Vijay Prashad
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Neither armed struggle nor unctuous petitions dampened the confidence of colonial­ism.

—p.12 Paris (3) by Vijay Prashad
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(noun) a usually rhetorical break in the flow of sound in the middle of a line of verse / (noun) a break in the flow of sound in a verse caused by the ending of a word within a foot / (noun) break interruption / (noun) a pause marking a rhythmic point of division in a melody

33

many felt that the step had been premature, that neither would Britain al­low such a caesura, nor could India survive on its own

oooh really cool use of the term

—p.33 Bandung (31) by Vijay Prashad
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many felt that the step had been premature, that neither would Britain al­low such a caesura, nor could India survive on its own

oooh really cool use of the term

—p.33 Bandung (31) by Vijay Prashad
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(noun) the scope, extent, or bounds of something

40

the darker nations should aspire to nothing more than a strictly local ambit

—p.40 Bandung (31) by Vijay Prashad
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the darker nations should aspire to nothing more than a strictly local ambit

—p.40 Bandung (31) by Vijay Prashad
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(noun) defensive wall

41

this bloc would, alongside the socialist one, be the bulwark against "dol­lar imperialism" and offer an alternative model for development.

a UN bloc that sprang out of Bandung

—p.41 Bandung (31) by Vijay Prashad
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this bloc would, alongside the socialist one, be the bulwark against "dol­lar imperialism" and offer an alternative model for development.

a UN bloc that sprang out of Bandung

—p.41 Bandung (31) by Vijay Prashad
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the condition of self-sufficiency, especially economic, as applied to a nation; a national policy of economic independence

44

But even the most anticommunist among the Bandung delegates supported the idea of some autarky for the Third World from the immense power of the First World.

—p.44 Bandung (31) by Vijay Prashad
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But even the most anticommunist among the Bandung delegates supported the idea of some autarky for the Third World from the immense power of the First World.

—p.44 Bandung (31) by Vijay Prashad
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(adj) occluding or tending to occlude (stop, close up, obstruct, etc)

67

The development economists rejected Ricardo's occlusion of colonialism, and the reliance on strategies that freed up the First World to donate aid rather than rethink its own finan­cial and political dominance.

—p.67 Buenos Aires (62) by Vijay Prashad
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The development economists rejected Ricardo's occlusion of colonialism, and the reliance on strategies that freed up the First World to donate aid rather than rethink its own finan­cial and political dominance.

—p.67 Buenos Aires (62) by Vijay Prashad
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