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half-caste

Offensive a person having parents of different races, esp the offspring of a European and an Indian
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Whenever a character in Lord Jim needs to be unfavorably compared to the protagonist, he is made to be either non-European, half-caste, or of indeterminate racial origin--indeed, all three categories are effectively collapsed in the narrative to privilege the idea of white racial purity.
We must give Italians a feeling of race s= o that they don't create half-castes, so that they don't spoil what is beau= tiful about us.
3) The vast majority of half-castes were half-caste Maori-Europeans, who were further distinguished on the basis of those who lived as Maori (i.
But to a significant extent, the film is also a mea culpa, in a vast popular-entertainment format, for the cruel racial policies once imposed by the Australian government upon Aboriginals in general and, specifically, half-castes, who were aggressively swept out of sight.
A large population of mixed Torres Strait, Pacific Island and Asian descent therefore came under the net of protection, and many moved to Thursday Island in order not to be on declared government reserves and classed as Aborigines or half-castes.
Our mothers used to paint us with charcoal, but when we swam in the river our colour would come back and they would know we were half-castes.
Rather the Colonial Office favoured a "formula which would make the legal status of native half-castes depend in effect upon the standards and manner of their life" and suggested that this policy should be adopted uniformly by the governments of all the East African colonies.
The story begins its twists and turns when Celanire arrives in Guadeloupe as a teacher for the Home of Half-Castes.
Only Celanire had been appointed to teach at the Home for Half-Castes some thirty miles away in Adjame-Santey.
novel's thesis regarding half-castes and, in effect, a precis of
One morning his father had left him in a home for half-castes before sailing back to Perigord.