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Colonialism MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Colonialism
Tree Number(s)
I01.696.116
Unique ID
D018595
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018595
Annotation
IM; specify geog & hist period
Scope Note
The aggregate of various economic, political, and social policies by which an imperial power maintains or extends its control over other areas or peoples. It includes the practice of or belief in acquiring and retaining colonies. The emphasis is less on its identity as an ideological political system than on its designation in a period of history. (Webster, 3d ed; from Dr. J. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)
Public MeSH Note
95; was see POLITICAL SYSTEMS 1990-94
Online Note
use POLITICAL SYSTEMS to search COLONIALISM 1990-94
History Note
95; was see POLITICAL SYSTEMS 1990-94
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/04/19
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Colonialism Preferred
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