Race and empire in British politics

by Paul B. Rich

Publisher: Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York

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  • Great Britain,
  • Commonwealth countries
  • Subjects:

    • Commonwealth (Organization) -- History,
    • Racism -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Great Britain -- Race relations,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Race relations,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Emigration and immigration,
    • Commonwealth countries -- History
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-268) and index.

      StatementPaul B. Rich.
      SeriesComparative ethnic and race relations, Comparative ethnic and race relations series.
      LC ClassificationsDA125.A1 R52 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 274 p. ;
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2214936M
      ISBN 100521389585
      LC Control Number89038034

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