Things of Darkness: Economics of Race and Gender in Early Modern England

Things of Darkness: Economics of Race and Gender in Early Modern England

by Kim F. Hall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801482496

ISBN-13: 9780801482496

Pub. Date: 12/28/1995

Publisher: Cornell University Press

The 'Ethiope, ' the 'tawny Tartar, ' the 'woman blackamoore, ' and 'knotty Africanisms'--allusions to blackness abound in Renaissance texts. Kim F. Hall's eagerly awaited book is the first to view these evocations of blackness in the contexts of sexual politics, imperialism, and slavery in early modern England. Her work reveals the vital link between England's

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The 'Ethiope, ' the 'tawny Tartar, ' the 'woman blackamoore, ' and 'knotty Africanisms'--allusions to blackness abound in Renaissance texts. Kim F. Hall's eagerly awaited book is the first to view these evocations of blackness in the contexts of sexual politics, imperialism, and slavery in early modern England. Her work reveals the vital link between England's expansion into realms of difference and otherness--through exploration and colonialism--and the highly charged ideas of race and gender which emerged.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801482496
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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