White Women and Men of Colour: Miscegenation Fears in Britain after the Great War

@article{Bland2005WhiteWA,
  title={White Women and Men of Colour: Miscegenation Fears in Britain after the Great War},
  author={Lucy Bland},
  journal={Gender \& History},
  year={2005},
  volume={17}
}
  • L. Bland
  • Published 1 April 2005
  • History
  • Gender & History
This article examines miscegenation fears in Britain in the period after World War I, noting three dominant discourses: that miscegenation leads inevitably to violence between white and black men (focusing on the 1919 race riots), that these relationships involve sexual immorality (analysing the 1920 ‘Black Horror on the Rhine’, a case involving a white woman, a Chinese man and drugs and a trial of a white woman for killing her Egyptian husband) and that miscegenation has ‘disastrous… 
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