Download e-book for kindle: Drawing the Global Colour Line: White Men's Countries and by Marilyn Lake,Henry Reynolds

By Marilyn Lake,Henry Reynolds

ISBN-10: 0521707528

ISBN-13: 9780521707527

ISBN-10: 0521881188

ISBN-13: 9780521881180

In 1900 W. E. B. DuBois prophesied that the color line may be the key challenge of the twentieth-century and he later pointed out one among its key dynamics: the hot faith of whiteness that was once sweeping the realm. while such a lot historians have restricted their reviews of race-relations to a countrywide framework, this booklet stories the transnational stream of individuals and concepts, racial wisdom and applied sciences that under-pinned the development of self-styled white men's international locations from South Africa, to North the United States and Australasia. Marilyn Lake and Henry Reynolds exhibit how within the past due 19th century and early 20th century those nations labored in cohesion to exclude these they outlined as not-white, activities that provoked a protracted foreign fight for racial equality. Their findings clarify the centrality of struggles round mobility and sovereignty to trendy formulations of either race and human rights.

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