Gender and Empire

Gender and Empire

by Philippa Levine
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Focusing the perspectives of gender scholarship on the study of empire produces an original volume full of fascinating new insights about the conduct of men as well as women. Bringing together disparate topics such as politics, medicine, sexuality, childhood, religion, migration, and many more, this new collection of essays demonstrates the richness of studying empire… See more details below

Overview

Focusing the perspectives of gender scholarship on the study of empire produces an original volume full of fascinating new insights about the conduct of men as well as women. Bringing together disparate topics such as politics, medicine, sexuality, childhood, religion, migration, and many more, this new collection of essays demonstrates the richness of studying empire through the lens of gender. This inclusive examination asks not only why the British Empire was dominated by men, but how that domination affected the conduct of imperial politics. The fresh, new interpretations offered here will interest readers across a wide range, and will demonstrate the vitality of this innovative approach and the new historical questions it raises.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"A powerful testament to the richness of studying empire through a gendered lens. ...a collection of essays that is essential reading for advanced students and scholars interested in the history of the British Empire."--History: Reviews of New Books

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780191530395
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
03/29/2007
Series:
Oxford History of the British Empire Companion Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >