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  • Majority Of Cases Of Black Peril
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    " Explain the obsession amongst European settlers in sub-Saharan Africa with 'black' and 'yellow' perils". ISSUES OF MISCEGENATION AND RACIAL PURITY: There was a general outrage at the concept of mixed race relations within colonial Europe, especially within Britain, who did not take the same line on the subject of assimilation as their French and especially Portuguese counterparts. Although mixed relationships between white males and coloured females were tolerated, similar such relationships c...
  • Modern World Extensive European Imperialism
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    Modern World Extensive European imperialism took place between 1875 and 1914. This was a time when European countries took over many parts of Africa and Asia. According to the Modern World Issues Textbook imperialism is " The policy of extending one's rule over many lands". There are many views on this topic yet in my opinion Imperialism should have never taken place. As in the story King Moji mba Meets his first white man, the Africans were standing with outstretched arms when the Europeans arr...
  • Pg 269 White Mans Dog
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    Is Alan Paton Racist in his portray ol of the natives? Yes he is, and here are the details to prove it. Part Image 10 Then she and put her head on it, with the patient suffering of black women, with suffering of oxen, with suffering of any that are mute. Pg 13, already full of the humbler people of his race., some with strange assortments of european garments. Pg 22 White Johannesburg was afraid of black crime. OLD COUPLE ROBBED AND BEATEN IN LONELY HOUSE - FOUR NATIVES ARRESTED. Pg. 35 Who is n...
  • White Ethnocentrism In America
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    Webster's dictionary defines ethnocentrism as "The tendency to evaluate other groups according to the values and standards of one's own ethnic group, especially with the conviction that one's own ethnic group is superior to the other groups". When first reading this definition, one would naturally agree that ethnocentrism does exist in our world and society, often confusing it with patriotism. However, many do not realize that ethnocentrism is, has been, and continues to be a leading cause for v...
  • Aphra Behns Oroonoko And Defoes Robinson Crusoe
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    In 17th and 18th century literature one finds many examples of exotic travelling adventures, and glamorous stories of discovery. Examples of these are Aphra Behns Oroonoko, written in 1688, and Daniel Defoes Robinson Crusoe, written in 1719. In both of these novels there are various indications that the foreigner encountered is much more European than the reader may have first thought. The foreigner is described in various terms, linking him to the white and European man. These descriptions at m...
  • Alternative Motives Of The Whites
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    In the novel Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad one of the major themes is the perversity of the Congo. What is good and evil in the European world becomes distorted and hazy in the heart of Africa. To the outside world white is good and black is evil; it is as simple as that. This philosophy is embodied in Marlows aunt, who believes that his job is to bring light into the land of darkness and to enlighten the savages. This idea, however, becomes corrupted when white objects symbolize suffering ...
  • Loss Of White Life Pg 138 Europeans
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    Another type of writing by people who traveled to the Congo was observational and diary writing. Joseph Conrad, Stanley's officers, George Washington Williams, Edmund Ricard, Belgian senator (119) There were many examples in the book of writing, done by both blacks and whites, to improve lives of the Congolese. Stanislaus Lefranc a Belgium prosecutor, a catholic, and a monarchist witnessed the use of the chicotte on young boys for laughing in the presence of a white man. After witnessing these a...

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