Patterns of Racism

The second book in a series that traces the different ways that racism and colonialism have developed in various parts of the world and how and why they took on particular forms. Bringing the story up to the twentieth century, it covers North America, Australia and New Zealand, Southern Africa, Latin America, the West Indies and India.

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It concludes by looking at the type of racist culture that has been fostered by colonialism and imperialism. Patterns of Racism provides essential background reading for the study of such subjects as anti-colonial struggles, the US civil rights movement and the fight  against apartheid in South Africa.


By the Institute of Race Relations. A4, 48pp with maps, pictures and a glossary of terms. Also includes lists of further reading and suggestions for project work., ISBN 0 85001 024 1, 1982.