Not a description I would have used. But the parallels with South African
society is suggested. Fair enough journalese, just about. Maybe the BBC
should be above all that?
I would have streesed the biological model for immigration. In the previous
discussion, the example of South Africa came up.
On Wed, 19 Jul 2006 15:06:28 +0100, Christopher Cumberpatch
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> I'm no expert in the post-Roman period (far from it in fact), but
>using the word 'apartheid' is stretching the evidence a bit. Apartheid was
>surely the outcome of a particular set of historical circumstances and has
>particular characteristics which are not present during the post-Roman
>period. But is this obsessive pedantry or a desire for precision in the
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>Subject: [BRITARCH] Britain 'had apartheid society'
>An apartheid society existed in early Anglo-Saxon Britain, research