ISBN-10:
0520262468
ISBN-13:
9780520262461
Pub. Date:
02/10/2010
Publisher:
University of California Press
Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power: Race and the Intimate in Colonial Rule / Edition 2

Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power: Race and the Intimate in Colonial Rule / Edition 2

by Ann Laura Stoler
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ISBN-13: 9780520262461
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 02/10/2010
Edition description: With a New Preface
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Ann Laura Stoler is Willy Brandt Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies at The New School of Social Research. She is the author of Race and the Education of Desire and coeditor of Tensions of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World (UC Press).

Table of Contents

Preface to the 2010 Edition: Zones of the Intimate in Imperial Formations ix

Acknowledgments xxxiii

Note on Illustrations xxxv

1 Genealogies of the Intimate: Movements in Colonial Studies 1

2 Rethinking Colonial Categories: European Communities and the Boundaries of Rule 22

3 Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power: Gender and Morality in the Making of Race 41

4 Sexual Affronts and Racial Frontiers: Cultural Competence and the Dangers of M?tissage 79

5 A Sentimental Education: Children on the Imperial Divide 112

6 A Colonial Reading of Foucault: Bourgeois Bodies and Racial Selves 140

7 Memory-Work in Java: A Cautionary Tale 162

Epilogue. Caveats on Comfort Zones and Comparative Frames 205

Notes 219

Bibliography 285

Index 319

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