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Gender and Empire (The Oxford History of the British Empire Companion)

by Philippa Levine

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages320
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ISBN 100199249504
ISBN 109780199249503

Empire and Gender in LXX Esther Stone, Meredith J. Atlanta: SBL Press, pp. xiv + $ Buy this book now from SBL: Description: Empire and Gender in LXX Esther foregrounds and highlights empire as the central lens in this provocative new reading of Esther. This book provides a unique synchronic reading of LXX Esther with the Additions, allowing the presence and negotiation of.   New Perspectives on the History of Gender and Empire extends our understanding of the gendered workings of empires, colonialism and imperialism, taking up recent impulses from gender history, new imperial history and global history. The authors apply new theoretical and methodological approaches to historical case studies around the globe in order to redefine the complex relationship .

TY - BOOK. T1 - Gender and empire. AU - Woollacott, Angela. PY - Y1 - N2 - One of the first single-authored books to survey the role of sex and gender in the 'new imperial history', this book covers the whole British Empire, demonstrating connections and comparisons between the white-settler colonies and the colonies of exploitation and by: In the past several years, articles and book prizes of the Berkshire Conference have been given to works on gender and colonialism.2 These trends are perhaps one sign of the globalization (and feminization) of imperial history and the unsettling of national histories 9 Mary Procida, Married to the empire: gender, politics and imperialism in.

Winner of the Book Award from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women and the Roland H. Bainton Prize for Literature from the Sixteenth Century Society and common definition of literacy is the ability to read and write in one language. But as Margaret Ferguson reveals in Dido’s Daughters, this description is inadequate, because it fails to help us understand. Home and Harem: Nation, Gender, Empire and the Cultures of Travel. By Inderpal Grewal. of travel reveals the ways in which the colonial encounter created linked yet distinct constructs of nation and gender and explores the impact of this encounter on both English and Indian men and women. Buy This Book. Table of Contents. Acknowledgments.


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Focusing the perspectives of gender scholarship on the study of empire produces an original volume full of fascinating new insights about the conduct of men as well as women.

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Focusing the perspectives of gender scholarship on the study of empire produces an original volume full of fascinating new insights about the conduct of men as well as women. Bringing together disparate fields - politics, medicine, sexuality, childhood, religion, migration, and many more topics - this new collection of essays demonstrates the richness of studying empire through the lens of gender.

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Through key topics and episodes across a broad range of British Empire history, Angela Woollacott examines how gender Cited by:   It was a suprisingly interesting read. Rather than one long book that becomes more tedious as you read it, it is comprised of different essays on the subject.

They are knowledgeable and provide fascinating perspectives on the relationship of Gender and Empire in its different areas. For a required history school reading, this is quite good/5. This chapter argues that sex was a significant imperial policy issue and a ‘key site of colonial anxieties’.

Sex is a part of the politics of Empire and was something that needed regulating and managing. Unrestrained sexuality was an unending threat to Empire; it undermined notions of British moderation and rationality, it produced inter racial liaisons and sometimes offspring; it Author: Philippa Levine.

This is the first single-authored book to survey the role of gender in the "new imperial history." Through key topics and episodes across a broad range of British Empire history, Angela Woollacott examines how gender ideologies and practices affected both sexes and saturated imperial politics and culture/5(12).

Focusing the perspectives of gender scholarship on the study of empire, this is an original volume full of fascinating insights about the conduct of men as well as women.

Bringing together disparate fields - politics, medicine, sexuality, childhood, religion, migration, and many more topics - this collection of essays demonstrates the richness of studying empire through the lens of gender.

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Bringing together. Setting her study in eighteenth-century British India, Ghosh emphasises a pan-imperial understanding of body, and the role of race, gender and sexuality in empire-building in the early modern period. In my view, by seeing the body as a place where imperial power was imagined and exercised, Ghosh's study marks a fundamental re-conception of the.

The New Woman and the Empire examines the intersections of gender, race, and colonial issues in the work of four culturally, socially, and nationally disparate New Women: Sarah Grand, George Egerton, Elizabeth Robins, and Amy Levy.

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The book is derived from Raymond's dissertation, which was produced under the supervision of the feminist theologian Mary Daly. 2 Publication : Janice Raymond. About this book. Gender, Imperialism and Global Exchanges presents a collection of original readings that address gendered dimensions of empire from a wide range of geographical and temporal settings.

Draws on original research on gender and empire in relation to labour, commodities, fashion, politics, mobility, and visuality. This pioneering volume addresses the question of how Britain's empire was lived through everyday practices - in church and chapel, by readers at home, as embodied in sexualities or forms of citizenship, as narrated in histories - from the eighteenth century to the present.

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