Drawing the global colour line : white men's countries and the international challenge of racial equality (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Drawing the global colour line : white men's countries and the international challenge of racial equality

Author: Marilyn Lake; Henry Reynolds
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Series: Critical perspectives on empire.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Drawing the Global Colour Line' presents a pioneering study of the construction of self-styled white men's countries from South Africa, to North America and Australasia.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Lake; Henry Reynolds
ISBN: 9780521881180 0521881188 9780521707527 0521707528 9781107184831 1107184835
OCLC Number: 166357540
Awards: Winner of Ernest Scott Prize for History 2009
Winner of Queensland Premier's Prize for History 2009
Joint winner of [Australian] Prime Minister's Literary Award for Non-Fiction 2009
Description: x, 371 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The coming man : Chinese migration to the goldfields --
The American commonwealth and the 'negro problem' --
'The day will come' : Charles Pearson's disturbing prophecy --
Theodore Roosevelt's re-assertion of racial vigour --
Imperial brotherhood or white? Gandhi in South Africa --
White Australia points the way --
Defending the Pacific slope --
White ties across the ocean : the Pacific tour of the US fleet --
The Union of South Africa : white men reconcile --
International conferences : cosmopolitan amity or racial enmity? --
Japanese alienation and imperial ambition --
Racial equality? The Paris Peace Conference, 1919 --
Immigration restriction in the 1920s : 'segregation on a large scale' --
Individual rights without distinction.
Series Title: Critical perspectives on empire.
Responsibility: Marilyn Lake and Henry Reynolds.
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