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Book Title: Imperial Leather: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest|
The author of the book: Anne McClintock
Date of issue: July 8th 1995
ISBN 13: 9780415908900
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 737 KB
Read full description of the books Imperial Leather: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest:Imperial Leather chronicles the dangerous liaisons between gender, race and class that shaped British imperialism and its bloody dismantling. Spanning the century between Victorian Britain and the current struggle for power in South Africa, the book takes up the complex relationships between race and sexuality, fetishism and money, gender and violence, domesticity and the imperial market, and the gendering of nationalism within the zones of imperial and anti-imperial power.
Read information about the authorAnne McClintock (born in Harare, Zimbabwe) is a writer, feminist scholar and public intellectual who has published widely on issues of sexuality, race, imperialism, and nationalism; popular and visual culture, photography, advertising and cultural theory. Transnational and interdisciplinary in character, her work explores the interrelations of gender, race, and class power within imperial modernity, spanning Victorian and contemporary Britain to contemporary South Africa, Ireland, and the United States. McClintock is currently the Simone de Beauvoir Professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies at UW–Madison, having previously taught at both Columbia University and New York University.
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