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barbarian

a member of a primitive or uncivilized people
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Live musical performances from editions made by her press seem to have been one way in which Hanson-Dyer combated barbarianism.
African barbarianism was not restricted to social degeneracy it was attributed beneficial characteristics.
Like Chester and Adee before him, who claimed that Americans had to straighten Haiti out before their barbarianism spread to their own American Negroes, Annan argues for the unacceptability of Haiti's instability because of its close proximity to the United States.
These hypotheses have taken shape around tensions such as the opposition between civilization and barbarianism (in the 19th century), between development and underdevelopment (in the 20th), and currently between the employable and the unemployable.
India, May 18 -- Bar is a three letter word glittering in Red and Bold in every nook and corner of Kerala that breeds barbarianism, in an otherwise literate and serene State.
In view of all the valuable contributions made over the years by the city and its citizens to, not just this, but all the "civilising institutions" that have made Cardiff what it is today it would be an act of barbarianism to throw away a collection that has taken many years to build up for the sake of short-term expediency.
On August 8th, 1914, Henri Bergson delivered the first of his speeches describing war as a clash between civilisation (represented by France and England) and German barbarianism.
The structural logic of the informational age bears the seeds of a new barbarianism, made out of the fundamental opposition between the net and the self.
It is the aristocratic races who have left the idea "Barbarian" on all the tracks in which they have marched; nay, a consciousness of this very barbarianism, and even a pride in it, manifests itself even in their highest civilization.
Indeed European travellers display a contradictory reaction to sati as an act of barbarianism and heroic sacrifice.
Cahill who collects thoughts on disaster relief, indigenous people concerns, peacekeeping concerns, the return of barbarianism, protection of children, and so much more.
It is a movement that combines ethnic cleansing, genocide, racism, mendacity, barbarianism and fanaticism.