ISBN-10:
0415944473
ISBN-13:
2900415944471
Pub. Date:
08/01/2003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Prostitution, Race and Politics: Policing Venereal Disease in the British Empire / Edition 1

Prostitution, Race and Politics: Policing Venereal Disease in the British Empire / Edition 1

by Philippa Levine

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ISBN-13: 2900415944471
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/01/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Philippa Levine is Professor of History at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She is the author of the forthcoming A Short History of the British Empire and a contributor to the Oxford History of the British Empire.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction1
Chapter 1Comparing Colonial Sites15
Part IContagious Diseases Laws
Chapter 2Law, Gender, and Medicine37
Chapter 3Colonial Medicine and the Project of Modernity61
Chapter 4Diplomacy, Disease, and Dissent91
Chapter 5Abolitionism Declawed121
Chapter 6Colonial Soldiers, White Women, and the First World War145
Part IIRace, Sex, and Politics
Chapter 7Prostitution, Race, and Empire177
Chapter 8The Sexual Census and the Racialization of Colonial Women199
Chapter 9White Women's Sexuality in Colonial Settings231
Chapter 10"Not A Petticoat In Sight": The Problem of Masculinity257
Chapter 11Space and Place: The Marketplace of Colonial Sex297
Epilogue323
Abbreviations Used in the Notes329
Notes331
Bibliography417
Index459

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