Race, Class and Colonialism

Welcome to Section V of Empire Online, which focuses on Race, Class and Colonialism as important concepts in the study of Empire. Colonialism created a new world order in which Europeans asserted their right to intervene and impose conditions of modernity on the subject peoples of their empires. Imperialism as the bearer of modernity, or what the Victorians called the civilising mission, constructed new identities of race, class and gender. A new discourse of race and race relations developed both to describe and to justify this imposed modernist colonial order. This discourse reshaped both the cultures of the periphery and the dominant cultures of the metropole. It also provoked resistance from colonized peoples both within the colonized periphery and within the metropolitan centres of empire.

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