In 1941 the postwar survival of the European empires seemed doomed by American hostility to colonialism. It appeared that the legitimacy of the postwar world order would be founded on anti-imperialism. In fact by the end of the war, France and Britain were able to rebuild their Far Eastern empires, while the colour bar, although not abolished, had been politically rejected. This book has explained how the undermining of empire was transformed into the discrediting of race.


Racial Discrimination Moral Language Racial Ideology Moral Boundary Imperial Rule 
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© Suke Wolton 2000

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