Bodies in Contact: Rethinking Colonial Encounters in World History / Edition 1

Bodies in Contact: Rethinking Colonial Encounters in World History / Edition 1

by Tony Ballantyne
     
 

This reader on world history emphasizes the centrality of raced , sexed, and classed bodies as sites on which imperial power was imagined and exercised, in order to examine the effects of global politics, capital and culture on everyday spaces and local c

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This reader on world history emphasizes the centrality of raced , sexed, and classed bodies as sites on which imperial power was imagined and exercised, in order to examine the effects of global politics, capital and culture on everyday spaces and local c

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822334675
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
497,623
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: Bodies, Empires and World Histories / Tony Ballantyne and Antoinette Burton 1

I. Thresholds of Modernity: Mapping Genders

Masculinity and the Bangash Nawabs of Farrukhabad / Rosalind O'Hanlon 19

An Island of Women: Gender in the Qing Travel Writing about Taiwan / Emma Jinhua Teng 38

Male Travelers, Female Bodies, and the Gendering of Racial Ideology, 1500–1700 / Jennifer L. Morgan 54

Christian Morality in Spain: The Nahua Woman in the Franciscan Imaginary / Rebecca Overmeyer-Velazquez 67

Eva's Men: Gender and Power at the Cape of Good Hope / Julia C. Wells 84

Colonial Bodies, Hygiene, and Abolitionist Politics in the Eighteenth-Century France / Sean Quinlan 106

II. Global Empires, Local Encounters

Women, Property, and Power in Eighteenth-Century Cairo / Mary Ann Fay 125

Reproducing Colonialism in British Columbia, 1849–1871 / Adele Perry 143

Native American and Metis Women as "Public Mothers" in the Nineteenth-Century Midwest / Lucy Eldersveld Murphy 164

Britishness, Clubbability, and the Colonial Public Sphere / Mrinalini Sinha 183

Muscular Catholicism: Nationalism, Masculinity, and Gaelic Team Sports, 1884–1916 / Patrick F. McDevitt 201

Reproducing the "French Race": Immigration and Pronationalism in Early-Twentieth Century France / Elisa Camiscioli 219

Race Hysteria, Darwin 1938 / Fiona Paisley 234

Tattooed Secrets: Women's History in Magude District, Southern Mozambique / Heidi Gengenbach 253

III. The Mobility of Politics and the Politics of Mobility

An Ottoman Occidentalist in Europe: Ahmad Midhat Meets Madame Gulnar, 1889 / Carter Vaughn Findley 277

Out of India: The Journey of the Begam of Bhopal, 1901–1930 / Siobhan Lambert Hurley 293

Celibacy, Sexuality, and Nationalism in North India / Joseph S. Alter 310

Women's Liberation and Islam in Soviet Uzbekistan, 1926–1941 / Shoshana Keller 321

Gender, Powers, and U. S. Imperialism: The Occupation of Japan, 1945–1952 / Mire Koikari 342

History and Memory: The "Comfort Women" Controversy / Hyun Sook Kim 363

"One Black Allah": The Middle East in the Cultural Politics of African American Liberation, 1955–1970 / Melani McAllister 383

Postscript: Bodies, Genders, Empires: Reimagining World Histories / Tony Ballantyne and Antoinette Burton 405

Contributors 425

Index 441

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