The Silent War
Imperialism and the Changing Perception of Race
- ISBN: 9780745313030
- Extent: 288pp
- Release Date: 20 Jul 1998
- Size: 215mm x 135mm
- Format: Paperback
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- Category: History
'A critical account of the changing balance of power between western nations and the Third World since the second world war and the unspoken racial fears of ruling elites over that period ... An unusually candid critique of the 'fashionable' obsession with prejudice' THES
'[A] stimulating and bold argument' The Independent
'Provocatively argued and superbly researched ... Through an impressive grasp of archival material, Furedi shows how deep and widespread was the fear of 'racial revenge' [and] adds new insights into the history of racial thinking' Independent on Sunday
About The Author
Frank Furedi is Reader in Sociology at the University of Kent at Canterbury. He has written widely on history, sociology and politics and is the author of The Silent War: Imperialism and the Changing Perception of Race, The New Ideology of Imperialism: Renewing the Moral Imperative and Mythical Past, Elusive Future: History and Society in an Anxious Age, all published by Pluto Press.