By Harald Fischer-Tiné, Susanne Gehrmann

ISBN-10: 0203890655

ISBN-13: 9780203890653

ISBN-10: 0415962390

ISBN-13: 9780415962391

Empires and bounds: Rethinking Race, category, and Gender in Colonial Settings is an exhilarating number of unique essays exploring the that means and lifestyles of conflicting and coexisting hierarchies in colonial settings. With investigations into the colonial earlier of a range of areas – together with South Asia, South-East Asia, and Africa – the dozen impressive overseas students amassed right here supply a very inter-disciplinary method of figuring out the constructions and workings of strength in British, French, Dutch, German, and Italian colonial contexts. Integrating a ancient strategy with views and theoretical instruments particular to disciplines resembling social anthropology, literary and movie stories, and gender reports, Empires and limits: Rethinking Race, classification, and Gender in Colonial Settings, is a notable and impressive contribution to the scholarship of imperialism and post-colonialism and a vital learn for someone drawn to the revolution being passed through in those fields of research.

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40. Compare Benedict Anderson, Imagined Communities (London: Verso, 1983), 136; Léon Poliakov, The History of Antisemitism, 4 vols. (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1974); Michel Foucault, In Verteidigung der Gesellschaft. Vorlesungen am Collège de France (1975–76) (Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1999), 73–75, 88–98. Compare Etienne Balibar and Immanuel Wallerstein, Race, Nation, Class. Ambiguous Identities (London: Verso, 1991). 41. Ann Laura Stoler has described how the fear of degeneration was linked simultaneously with ethnic mixing and social degradation in Race and the Education of Desire.

M. Collingham, Imperial Bodies: The Physical Experience of the Raj, c. 1800–1947 (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2001); and Helen Callaway, “Dressing for Dinner in the Bush: Rituals of Self-Defi nition and British Imperial Authority,” in Dress and Gender: Making and Meaning in Cultural Contexts, eds. Ruth Barnes and Joanne B. Eicher, 232–48 (New York: Berg, 1991). , Gender and Imperialism (Manchester/New York: Manchester University Press, 1998); Inderpal Grewal, Home and Harem: Nation, Gender, Empire, and the Cultures of Travel (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1996); Anne McClintock, Imperial Leather: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest (New York: Routledge, 1995); Mrinalini Sinha, Colonial Masculinity: The ‘Manly Englishman’ and the ‘Effeminate Bengali’ in the Late Nineteenth 20 13.

Whiteness: The Communication of Social Identity (Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 1999); Matthew Frye Jacobson, Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998); and Ruth Frankenberg, White Women, Race Matters: The Social Construction of Whiteness (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1993). , Mythen, Masken und Subjekte: Kritische Weißseinsforschung in Deutschland (Münster: Unrast, 2005). The term was famously introduced in Partha Chatterjee, The Nation and Its Fragments: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993).

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