Federated Cultures and Cosmopolitanism
In this final chapter the analyses of the major aspects of race and culture contacts are considered in relationship to the economic and political organization of the modern world. This involves a treatment of the ecological, economic, political, and social aspects of the problem in the three types of racial frontiers which correspond roughly with the regional power systems in the world today. These power systems have come into existence largely as the result of the change in the relations of the white and colored peoples--a fact which is made clear in the controversies and debates in the United Nations. The three racial frontiers which have developed in the modern world represent an aspect of the ecological organization of race relations on a world-wide scale.
The economic expansion of Europe resulted in the displacement by the white race of the Indians in a large part of North America. At the same time it established the dominance of the white race in South America and other parts of the New World. Except in the United States and Canada, the establishment of white domination was asso-