Gender Sexuality and Colonial Modernities

As a whole, the essays illustrate that modern colonial regimes are never self-evidently hegemonic, but are always in process - subject to disruption and contest - and never finally accomplished; and are therefore unfinished business.

Gender  Sexuality and Colonial Modernities

Gender Sexuality and Colonial Modernities

Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Modernities considers the ways in which modernity was constructed, in all its incompleteness, through colonialism. Using a variety of archival resources and equally diverse methodologies, the authors trace modernity's unstable foundations in the slippages and ruptures of colonial gender and sexual politics. As a whole, the essays illustrate that modern colonial regimes are never self-evidently hegemonic, but are always in process - subject to disruption and contest - and never finally accomplished; and are therefore unfinished business.

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Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Modernities
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Antoinette Burton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Gender, Sexuality and Colonial Modernities considers the ways in which modernity was constructed, in all its incompleteness, through colonialism. Using a variety of archival resources and equally diverse methodologies, the authors trace modernity's unstable foundations in the slippages and ruptures of colonial gender and sexual politics. As a whole, the
Women and the Colonial State
Language: en
Pages: 251
Authors: Elsbeth Locher-Scholten
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

Woman and the Colonial State deals with the ambiguous relationship between women of both the European and the Indonesian population and the colonial state in the former Netherlands Indies in the first half of the twentieth century. Based on new data from a variety of sources: colonial archives, journals, household
Legible Bodies
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: Clare Anderson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-05 - Publisher: Berg Pub Limited

From the late eighteenth to mid-twentieth centuries, the British incarcerated tens of thousands of prisoners in South Asian jails and transported tens of thousands of convicts to penal settlements overseas in South East Asia, the Indian Ocean and the Andaman Islands. British penal administrators created a series of elaborate mechanisms
Journal of Women's History
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Clare Anderson
Categories: Electronic journals
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

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Photography, Early Cinema and Colonial Modernity
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Robert Dixon
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-15 - Publisher: Anthem Press

‘Photography, Early Cinema and Colonial Modernity’ is not a biography of Frank Hurley the man; it is instead an examination of the social life of the many marvellous and meaningful things he made as a professional photographer and film maker. The focus of this volume surrounds the media events that

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