In Behind the Bamboo Hedge:
Race and Attraction, 2009–2014
Retrieved 13 February Annoyed by Foreign-Office censorship, the Kaiser published the unexpurgated Hun Speech, which "evoked images of a Crusade and considered the current crisis [the Boxer Rebellion] to amount to a war between Occident and Orient. These numbers reflect different people year-to-year. In the 19th century, the racial and cultural stereotypes of Yellow Peril ideology colored German perceptions of Russia as a nation more Asiatic that European. The Japanese were an intelligent, brave and chivalrous nation, quite as civilised as the Europeans, from whom they only differed by the pigmentation of their skin". That was most obvious during the Nazi era [—45], when virtually every piece of anti—Russian propaganda talked of the "Asiatic millions" or "Mongolian hordes", which threatened to over-run Europe, but the identification of the Russians as Asian, especially as Mongoliancontinued well into the Cold War era [—]. The Oriental rape of white woman signified a spiritual damnation for the women, and at the larger level, white society.