Greek colonial expansion : impacts on Illyrian physical activities
MetadataShow full item record
As countries conquer and colonize new territories, their level of exploitation tends to coincide with how indigenous populations are used. However, this level of exploitation is wholly dependent upon local technology and colonial policies. Colonial research in the Americas indicates that after the colonial conquest, native inhabitants' lives were impacted negatively due to changes in health and diet (Klaus et al., 2009; Larsen, 1987; 1994; Larsen et al., 2001). I hypothesize that a similar situation may have taken place during the Hellenistic expansion into Illyria (modern Albania). This ...