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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Barbara L Voss; Eleanor Conlin Casella
|ISBN:||9781107008632 1107008638 9781107401266 1107401267|
|Description:||xviii, 350 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm|
|Contents:||1. Intimate encounters: an archaeology of sexualities within colonial worlds / Eleanor Conlin Casella and Barbara L. Voss --
2. Sexual effects: postcolonial and queer perspectives on the archaeology of sexuality and empire / Barbara L. Voss --
Section I. Pleasures and Prohibitions: 3. Little bastard felons: childhood, affect, and labour in the penal colonies of nineteenth-century / Australia Eleanor Conlin Casella; 4. The currency of intimacy: transformations of the domestic sphere on the late-nineteenth-century diamond fields / Lindsay Weiss; 5. "A concubine is still a slave": sexual relations and Omani colonial identities in nineteenth-century East Africa / Sarah K. Croucher; 6. The politics of reproduction: rituals and sex in Punic Eivissa / Mireia López-Bertran --
Section II. Engaged Bodies: 7. Fear, desire, and material strategies in colonial Louisiana / Diana DiPaolo Loren; 8. Death and sex: procreation in the wake of fatal epidemics within indigenous communities / Kathleen L. Hull; 9. Effects of empire: gendered transformations on the Orinoco frontier / Kay Tarble de Scaramelli; 10. In-between people in colonial Honduras: reworking sexualities at Ticamaya / Russell N. Sheptak, Kira Blaisdell-Sloan, and Rosemary A. Joyce; 11. The scale of the intimate: imperial policies and sexual practices in San Francisco / Barbara L. Voss --
Section III. Commemorations: 12. Life and death in ancient colonies: domesticity, material culture, and sexual politics in the western Phoenician world, eighth to sixth century BCE / Ana Delgado and Meritxell Ferrer; 13. Reading gladiators' epitaphs and rethinking violence and masculinity in the Roman Empire / Renata S. Garraffoni; 14. Monuments and sexual politics in New England Indian country / Patricia E. Rubertone; 15. Gender relations in a Maroon community, Palmares, Brazil / Pedro Paulo A. Funari and Aline Vieira de Carvalho --
Section IV. Showing and Telling: 16. Sexualizing space: the colonial leer and the genealogy of Storyville / Shannon Lee Dawdy; 17. Showing, telling, looking: intimate encounters in the making of South African archaeology / Nick Shepherd; 18. Obstinate things / Mary Weismantel --
19. Conclusion: sexuality and materiality: the challenge of method / Martin Hall.
|Responsibility:||[edited by] Barbara Voss, Eleanor Conlin Casella.|
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