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Author McFerson, Hazel M.

Title The racial dimension of American overseas colonial policy / Hazel M. McFerson.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, [1997]
©1997

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 UniM Store  973 MCFE MF12    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 193 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Contributions in comparative colonial studies, 0163-3813 ; no. 33.
Contributions in comparative colonial studies. 0163-3813 ; no. 33.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-182) and index.
Contents 1. The Racial Tradition Approach -- 2. The Evolution of the American Racial Tradition -- 3. Race, the Law, and the Courts -- 4. Race and American Territorial Expansion -- 5. "For a Mess of Pottage": Pragmatic Materialism and American Colonial Policy -- 6. The Case of Puerto Rico -- 7. The Case of the U.S. Virgin Islands -- 8. Back to the Future?
Summary A study of the link between racial ideology and overseas territorial expansion of the United States.
Subject Racism -- Political aspects -- United States -- Insular possessions -- History.
United States -- Insular possessions -- History.
United States -- Territorial expansion -- History.
ISBN 0313289964 (alk. paper)