Translation of indirect rule in Spanish:

indirect rule

gobierno indirecto, n.


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    gobierno indirecto masculine
    • This policy of indirect rule left local political arrangements and traditions largely intact.
    • The Belgians administered the territory through indirect rule, building on the Tutsi-dominated aristocratic hierarchy.
    • Empires always involve a mixture of direct and indirect rule.
    • In 1922 the British adopted a policy of indirect rule in which tribal leaders were invested with the responsibility of local administration and tax collection.
    • Proponents argued that it was similar to indirect rule and trusteeship, which characterized British colonialism in Africa.