TITLE

THE REALITIES IN AFRICA European Profit or Negro Development?

AUTHOR(S)
Du Bois, W. E. Burghardt
PUB. DATE
July 1943
SOURCE
Foreign Affairs;Jul1943, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p721
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses international relations between Africa and the European countries. The primary reality of imperialism in Africa today is economic. Since 1884 there has been invested in that continent a sum larger than the total gold reserve of the British Empire and France in 1939. The two facts to be kept in mind while discussing the future of Africa are--that in the nineteenth century the African trade in men changed to a trade in raw materials--and that thenceforth the political domination which insured monopoly of raw materials to the various contending empires was predicated on the exploitation of African labor inside the continent. For the postwar planning for Africa, looking toward the achievement of the world peace, it is necessary to renounce the assumption that there are a few large groups of mankind called races, with hereditary differences shown by color, hair and measurements of the bony skeleton which fix forever their relations to each other and indicate the possibilities of their individual members. There is no proof that persons and groups in Africa are not as capable of useful lives and effective progress as peoples in Europe and the United States.
ACCESSION #
14782401

 

Related Articles

  • Peace-Lovers, Unite! Roche, John P. // National Review;3/5/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p250 

    The article analyzes the political purpose behind Israel's occupation of the Golan Heights. According to the author, Israelis occupied the Golan Heights to give themselves more room for trade. The ways by which neighbor nations, like Syria and Jordan, reacted to Israel's actions are discussed by...

  • The New Rules: What the Global Economy Needs from Asia. Barnett, Thomas P. M. // World Politics Review;8/10/2010, p16 

    The article analyzes the structural imbalances hindering Asia's collective ascension as an established third pillar of global order. It is viewed that China's mercantilist strategy encouraged the growth of Asia through exports and consolidated trade surplus with the U.S. It suggests the...

  • Germany's New Ostpolitik. Lane, Charles // Foreign Affairs;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p77 

    This article focuses on the differences in the international relations of Germany and the U.S. with Iran. Although the governments of Germany and the U.S. have assured each other that their objectives in southwest Asia are the same, to keep Iran from developing nuclear weapons, supporting...

  • Should Congress Ratify The Havana Charter for an ITO? PRO. Brown, Winthrop G. // Congressional Digest;Nov48, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p270 

    The article focuses on the International Trade Organization Charter proposed by the U.S. as of November 1948. The article discusses reasons why each nation should adopt uncoordinated short-term measures designed to gain immediate individual advantages at the expense of other nations. The Charter...

  • Country Risk Summary: MOROCCO.  // Africa Monitor: North Africa Monitor;Jan2004, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p2 

    Presents news items related to the field of economics and politics in North Africa as of January 2004. Release of prisoners by Morocco to improve international relation; Agriculture and farm deal between Rabat in Morocco and Brussels in Belgium.

  • SOURCE MATERIAL. Savord, Ruth // Foreign Affairs;Jan1943, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p378 

    This article presents resources related to international relations. Agreement of friendship and neighbourly relations between the Government of the United Kingdom and the Government of Saudi Arabia. Transfers of citizens and former citizens between armed forces. Agreement between the United...

  • FOREIGN RELATIONS.  // Background Notes on Countries of the World: St. Lucia;Oct2006, p4 

    The article discusses the foreign relations of Saint Lucia. Economic development is the major thrust of foreign affairs for Saint Lucia. The government seeks balanced international relations with emphasis on mutual economic cooperation and trade and investment. It is a member of the...

  • THE MEDITERRANEAN CRISIS. Campbell, John C. // Foreign Affairs;Jul1975, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p605 

    From history, climate, the cultivation of the olive and other aspects of a common civilization, the Mediterranean region has a certain unity. One can see it on the map. Yet it is too much a part of Europe, too much a part of the larger strategic concerns of non-Mediterranean powers, too diverse...

  • THE DEVOLUTION OF POWER: A DREAM? Tatu, Michel // Foreign Affairs;Jul1975, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p668 

    It is almost a mockery to preach European unity in 1975. During recent months, the uncertainty about whether Great Britain will remain in the Common Market and about its future policy regarding Europe had added yet another spot to an already stained canvas. The reality is, in fact, still...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics