The Ethnic Phenomenon
A gem of a book for scholars in race and ethnic relations and sociobiology. . . . Van den Berghe analyzes various forms that race and ethnic relations have displayed including colonial empires, slavery, middleman minorities, caste systems, and assimilation. The causes and consequences of these systems are brilliantly teased out employing historical and crosscultural examples. Libraries with any work at all on race and ethnic relations or sociobiology should acquire this book. Choice
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The relationship between the colonial office at home and settlers in the colonies
always remained fundamentally different from those between the colonial office
and dark - skinned natives . With white colonials , relations were always of the ...
Many of the colonial raw materials required in Europe , whether minerals or
plantation crops , demanded an organization of production which the natives , left
to themselves , were unwilling to provide . It is hard to convince a tropical peasant
French , too , who were supposedly more assimilationist than the British in their
colonial policies and more centralist in their administration , instituted , in fact ,
indirect rule systems in Morocco , the Western Sudan and Indochina . Colonial ...
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The Biology of Nepotism
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