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The Modern girl around the world : consumption, modernity, and globalization

Author: Alys Eve Weinbaum; Modern Girl Around the World Research Group.
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2008.
Series: Next wave (Duke University Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Duke backfile.
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A collection that examines the global phenomenon of the Modern Girl that emerged in the 1920s and 30s.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alys Eve Weinbaum; Modern Girl Around the World Research Group.
ISBN: 9780822389194 0822389193
OCLC Number: 308677459
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 435 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1 The Modern Girl as Heuristic Device: Collaboration, Connective Comparison, Multidirectional Citation the modern girl around the world research group / Alys Eve Weinbaum [and others] --
2 The Modern Girl Around the World: Cosmetics Advertising and the Politics of Race and Style the modern girl around the world research group / Alys Eve Weinbaum [and others] --
3 From the Washtub to the World: Madam C.J. Walker and the "Re-creation" of Race Womanhood, 1900-1935 / Davarian L. Baldwin --
4 Making the Modern Girl French: From New Woman to Eclaireuse Mary Louise Roberts --
5 The Modern Girl and Racial Respectability in 1930s South Africa / Lynn M. Thomas --
6 Racial Masquerade: Consumption and Contestation of American Modernity / Alys Eve Weinbaum --
7 All-Consuming Nationalism: The Indian Modern Girl in the 1920s and 1930s / Priti Ramamurthy --
8 The Dance Class or the Working Class: The Soviet Modern Girl / Anne E. Gorsuch --
9 Who Is Afraid of the Chinese Modern Girl? / Madeleine Y. Dong. 10 "Blackfella Missus Too Much Proud": Techniques of Appearing, Femininity, and Race in Australian Modernity / Liz Conor --
11 The "Modern Girl" Question in the Periphery of Empire: Colonial Modernity and Mobility among Okinawan Women in the 1920s and 1930s / Ruri Ito --
12 Contesting Consumerisms in Mass Women's Magazines / Barbara Sato --
13 Buying In: Advertising and the Sexy Modern Girl Icon in Shanghai in the 1920s and 1930s / Tani E. Barlow --
14 Fantasies of Universality? Neue Frauen, Race, and Nation in Weimar and Nazi Germany / Uta G. Poiger --
15 Girls Lean Back Everywhere / Kathy Peiss --
16 After the Grand Tour: The Modern Girl, the New Woman, and the Colonial Maiden / Miriam Silverberg --
17 The Modern Girl and Commodity Culture / Timothy Burke.
Series Title: Next wave (Duke University Press)
Responsibility: the Modern Girl Around the World Research Group ; Alys Eve Weinbaum [and others] editors.

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During the 1920s and 1930s, in cities from Beijing to Bombay, Tokyo to Berlin, Johannesburg to New York, the Modern Girl made her flashy, always fashionable appearance in city streets and cafes, in  Read more...

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