publication . Article . 2018

Clash of pans: pan-Africanism and pan-Anglo-Saxonism and the global colour line, 1919–1945

Ledwidge, M.; Parmar, I.;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2018 Journal: International Politics, volume 55, pages 765-781 (issn: 1384-5748, eissn: 1740-3898, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Abstract
The article demonstrates both conceptually and empirically that pan-Anglo-Saxonist knowledge networks reconstructed and reimagined an apparently de-racialised, scientific, sober and liberal world order that outwardly abandoned, but did not eradicate the twin phenomena of racism and imperialism. Rather the new liberal (imperial) internationalists, organised in newly formed “think tanks” such as Chatham House and the Council on Foreign Relations, and through their increasingly global elite networks, mounted a top-down battle for minds at home and in the wider world. Operating in state-private elite networks, they drove the movement to manage change and develop a n...
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free text keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Geography, Planning and Development, Racism, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, International relations, Liberalism, Internationalism (politics), Sociology, Social science, Battle, Foreign policy, Ideology, Elite, E, H, HM, JA, JZ, JZ1305
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publication . Article . 2018

Clash of pans: pan-Africanism and pan-Anglo-Saxonism and the global colour line, 1919–1945

Ledwidge, M.; Parmar, I.;