Black Body: Women, Colonialism, and Space

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816635436
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1999
  • Series: Public Worlds Series, #6
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 270
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Radhika Mohanram is professor of English in the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University. She is the author or editor of several books and most recently author of Imperial White: Race, Diaspora and the British Empire.  

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. I In Theory 1
1 The cartography of bodies 3
2 The embodiment of blackness 23
3 Woman-body-nation-space 56
Pt. II In the Antipodes 87
4 The memory of place: Maori nationalism and feminism in Aotearoa/New Zealand 89
5 Place in My Place: embodiment, Aboriginality and Australia 122
6 Britannia's daughters: race, place, and the Antipodean home 149
Pt. III In Conclusion 175
7 The postcolonial critic: Third World (con)texts/First World contexts 177
8 Coda: in postcoloniality 199
Endnotes 203
Index 245
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