‘Yellow Race’ in Polish and Serbian Travel Writing from the Second Half of the 19th Century and the First Half of the 20th Century Cover Image
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‘Yellow Race’ in Polish and Serbian Travel Writing from the Second Half of the 19th Century and the First Half of the 20th Century
‘Yellow Race’ in Polish and Serbian Travel Writing from the Second Half of the 19th Century and the First Half of the 20th Century

Author(s): Tomasz Ewertowski
Subject(s): History, Anthropology, Social Sciences, Language and Literature Studies, Cultural history, Studies of Literature, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: yellow race; Polish and Serbian travel writings; conflict of races; interracial relationships

Summary/Abstract: The main goal of the paper is to show how a discourse on the so-called yellow racefunctioned in the Polish and Serbian travel writings from the second half of the 19th centuryand the first half of the 20th century. Examination of the semantics of the term ‘yellow race’is also proffered. Analysis of writers from Poland and Serbia makes it possible to introducean interesting comparative perspective. Three main problems analyzed in the article are:a conflict of races, interracial relationships and the so-called yellow peril.

  • Issue Year: 462/2018
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 127-138
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: English