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Where's your bloody pigtail?: Liberalism, Empire and the Chinese Labour Question

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Duration: 0:41:23 | Added: 18 Nov 2011
David Glover, University of Southampton, gives a talk for the COMPAS seminar series on 10th November 2011.

Professor Glover outlined the moral panic around aliens and Chinese labour in the 1906 election, relating the debate to the 1905 Aliens Act and to Chinese indentured layout to South Africa. He showed very interesting visual representations of Chinese labourers in political campaign literature of the day.

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