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Author: Carina E. Ray

Title: Decrying White Peril

Subtitle: Interracial Sex and the Rise of Anticolonial Nationalism in the Gold Coast

Journal: The American Historical Review

Volume: 119

Issue: 1

Year: February 2014

Pages: 78-110

ISSN: 0002-8762 – Find a Library: WordCat | eISSN: 1937-5239 – Find a Library: WordCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century | Ghanaian History, English History | Types: Interracial Rape


Link: Oxford Journals (Restricted Access)


Author: Carina Ray, Department of African and Afro-American Studies, Brandeis

Abstract: »An article is presented on the subject of the sexual exploitation of African women in the area known as the African Gold Coast by British colonists, known as the White Peril, and the rise of what is identified as anti-colonial nationalism. If discusses social fears among African women concerning the White Peril, commentaries on the White Peril by Gold Coast authors and scholars, and the politicization of opposition to sexual relationships between white men and African women.« (Source: EBSCOhost)

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