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The Cold War and the color line : American race relations in the global arena

Author: Thomas Borstelmann
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.
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The Cold War and the Color Line is the first comprehensive examination of how the Cold War intersected with the final destruction of global white supremacy. Thomas Borstelmann pays close attention to the two Souths--Southern Africa and the American South--as the primary sites of white authority's last stand. He reveals America's efforts to contain the racial polarization that threatened to unravel the anticommunist  Read more...
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Borstelmann, Thomas.
Cold War and the color line.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001
(DLC) 2001024861
(OCoLC)46936313
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Borstelmann
ISBN: 9780674028548 0674028546 0674012380 9780674012387
OCLC Number: 631583882
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 369 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Race and foreign relations before 1945 --
Jim Crow's coming out --
The last hurrah of the old color line --
Revolutions in the American South and southern Africa --
The perilous path in equality --
The end of the Cold War and white supremacy.
Responsibility: Thomas Borstelmann.
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