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Tensions of empire : colonial cultures in a bourgeois world

Author: Frederick Cooper; Ann Laura Stoler
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Starting with the premise that Europe was made by its imperial projects as much as colonial encounters were shaped by events and conflicts in Europe, this volume investigates metropolitan-colonial relationships. It shows how "civilizing missions" often provided new sites for a bourgeois order.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Cooper; Ann Laura Stoler
ISBN: 0520205405 9780520205406 0520206053 9780520206052
OCLC Number: 35159301
Description: xii, 470 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Between metropole and colony : rethinking a research agenda / Anna Laura Stoler and Frederick Cooper --
Liberal strategies of exclusion / Uday S. Mehta --
Imperialism and motherhood / Anna Davin --
Of mimicry and man : the ambivalence of colonial discourse / Homi Bhabha --
Images of empire, contests of conscience : models of colonial domination in South Africa / John L. Comaroff --
Sexual affronts and racial frontiers : European identities and the cultural politics of exclusion in colonial Southeast Asia / Ann Laura Stoler --
"The conversion of Englishmen and the conversion of the world inseparable" : missionary imperialism and the language of class in early industrial Britain / Susan Thorne --
Race gender, and citizenship in the German colonial empire / Lora Wildenthal --
"Le bébé en brousse" : European women, African birth spacing, and colonial intervention in breast feeding in the Belgian Congo / Nancy Rose Hunt --
Tradition in the service of modernity : architecture and urbanism in French colonial policy, 1900-1930 / Gwendolyn Wright --
Educating conformity in French colonial Algeria / Fanny Colonna --
Difference : deferral of a colonial modernity : public debates on domesticity in British Bengal / Dipesh Chakrabarty --
Dialectics of decolonization : nationalism and labor movements in postwar French Africa / Frederick Cooper --
Cars out of place : vampires, technology, and labor in East and Central Africa / Luise White.
Responsibility: edited by Frederick Cooper, Ann Laura Stoler.
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