Papers on Inter-Racial Problems: Communicated to the First Universal Races Congress, Held at the University of London, July 26-29, 1911 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Papers on Inter-Racial Problems: Communicated to the First Universal Races Congress, Held at the University of London, July 26-29, 1911

How great is the change in the life-time of a single generation, when, to select two instances alone, we contem plate the most remarkable rise of the power of the Empire of Japan, the precursor, it would seem,. Of a similarrevival' of the activities and highly dev'eloped' qualities of the population of the great Empire of China!

Nearer and nearer we see approaching the day when the vastpopulations of the East will assert their claim to meet on terms of equality the nations of the West, when the free institutions and the organised forces of the _one hemisphere will have their counterbalance in the other, when their, mental outlook and their' social' aims will be in principle identical; when, in short, the colour prejudice will have vanished and the so-called white races and -the so-called coloured races shall no longer merely meet in the.glowing periods of missionary exposition, but, in very.fact, regard one another as in truth men and brothers. 1' Are we ready'for this change? Have we duly considered all that it signifies, and have we tutored. Our minds and shaped our policy' with' a view of successfully meeting the coming ?ood? It is in order to discuss thisquestion of such supreme importance that the First Universal Races Congress is being. Held. The papers, so varied in their scope and treatment, which have been communicated by individuals of eminence from many distant lands, will testify to the worldv wide interest which the examination of these grave problems has aroused, the wise' handling. Of which would remove dangers and possible causes of strife which, but for skilled guidance,'might conceivably convulse mankind.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - G. Spiller


Published Date - August 30 2019

ISBN - 9780331938302

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 3.2 cm

Page Count - 538

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