Khartoum at Night: Fashion and Body Politics in Imperial Sudan

Khartoum at Night: Fashion and Body Politics in Imperial Sudan

by Marie Grace Brown

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781503602649
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 07/11/2017
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Marie Grace Brown is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Kansas.

Table of Contents

Figures ix

Acknowledgments xi

Note on Transliteration xv

Introduction 1

1 The Post Office Pen: The Imperial Mission 15

2 "Forty White Tobes": Enclosures and the Campaign for Pure Bodies 43

3 The Schoolmistresses' Ribs: Dress, Discipline, and Progress 81

4 The Woman's Voice: Claiming City Streets 113

5 Khartoum at Night: Global Politics and Personal Pleasures 145

Conclusion 173

Postscript 181

Notes 185

Bibliography 203

Index 213

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