Nation, Empire, Colony

Nation, Empire, Colony : Historicizing Gender and Race

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... a lively and interesting book... " -American Historical ReviewThese writers reveal the power relations of gender, class, race, and sexuality at the heart of the imperialisms, colonialisms, and nationalisms that have shaped our modern world. Topics include the (mis)representations of Native women by European colonizers, the violent displacement of women through imperialisms and nationalisms, and the relations between and among feminism, nationalism, imperialism, and more

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  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 156.7 x 235 x 26.2mm | 503.6g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 2 figures, 1 index
  • 0253211913
  • 9780253211910
  • 1,705,500

About Ruth Roach Pierson

Ruth Roach Pierson, Professor of Women's History and Feminist Studies at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, is the author of "They're Still Women After All": The Second World War and Canadian Womanhood, Women and Peace: Theoretical, Historical, and Practical Perspectives, and co-editor of No Easy Road: Women in Canada 1920s to 1960s, and of Writing Women's History: International Perspectives.Nupur Chaudhuri, who teaches at Kansas State University, is the co-editor of Western Women and Imperialism: Complicity and Resistance, and co-editor of a special issue on "Gender, Race, Class, Sexuality: National and Global Perspectives" for the National Women's Studies Journal. She has written extensively on gender and imperialism and her articles have appeared in Journal of Women's History, Women's History Review, and Victorian more

Table of contents

Introduction Ruth Roach PiersonChapter OneMaori Agriculturalists and Aboriginal Hunter-Gatherers: Women and Colonial Displacement in Nineteenth-Century Aotearoa/New Zealand and Southeastern Australia Patricia GrimshawChapter TwoEnfranchising Women of Color: Woman Suffragists as Agents of Imperialism Rosalyn Terborg-PennChapter ThreeGendered Colonialism: The "Woman Question" in Settler Society Dolores E. JaniewskiChapter FourActions Louder than Words: The Historical Task of Defining Feminist Consciousness in Colonial West Africa Cheryl Johnson-OdimChapter FiveFrontier Feminism and the Marauding White Man: Australia, 1890s to 1940s Marilyn LakeChapter SixThe Porfiriato and the Mexican Revolution: Constructions of Feminism and Nationalism Gabriela CanoChapter SevenThe Politics of Irish Identity and the Interconnections between Feminism, Nationhood and Colonialism Breda Gray and Louise RyanChapter EightCohabiting and Conflicting Identities: Women and Nationalisms in Twentieth-Century Iran Joanna de GrootChapter NineOrthodoxy, Cultural Nationalism and Hindutva Violence: An Overview of the Gender Ideology of the Hindu Right Tanika SarkarChapter TenSurviving Absence: Jewishness and Femininity in Liberation France, 1944-45 Karen AdlerChapter ElevenMen, Women and the Community Borders: German-Nationalist and National Socialist Discourses on Gender, "Race," and National Identity in Austria, 1918-1938 Johanna GehmacherChapter TwelveImages of Sara Bartman: Sexuality, Race and Gender in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain Yvette AbrahamsChapter ThirteenSexual and Racial Discrimination: An Historical Inquiry into the Japanese Military's "Comfort" Women System of Enforced Prostitution Sayoko YonedaChapter FourteenVacations in the "Contact Zone": Race, Gender and the Traveller ashow more

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