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By Tony Ballantyne,Antoinette Burton,Rosalind O'Hanlon,Emma Jinhua Teng

From portrayals of African women’s our bodies in early sleek eu trip money owed to the relation among celibacy and Indian nationalism to the destiny of the Korean “comfort ladies” pressured into prostitution through the occupying jap military through the moment global battle, the essays gathered in Bodies in Contact display how a spotlight at the physique as a website of cultural come across offers crucial insights into international heritage. jointly those essays display the “body as touch area” as a robust analytic rubric for studying the mechanisms and legacies of colonialism and illuminating how awareness to gender alters understandings of global heritage. instead of privileging the operations of the international workplace or gentlemanly capitalists, those old reviews render the house, the road, the college, the membership, and obvious as websites of imperial ideologies.

Bodies in Contact brings jointly very important scholarship on colonial gender stories accrued from journals worldwide. Breaking with ways to international historical past because the historical past of “the West and the rest,” the members supply a breathtaking standpoint. They learn elements of imperial regimes together with the Ottoman, Mughal, Soviet, British, Han, and Spanish, over a span of 600 years—from the 15th century in the course of the mid-twentieth. Discussing matters as various as slavery and trip, ecclesiastical colonialism and army career, marriage and estate, nationalism and soccer, immigration and temperance, Bodies in Contact places ladies, gender, and sexuality on the heart of the “master narratives” of imperialism and international history.

Contributors. Joseph S. modify, Tony Ballantyne, Antoinette Burton, Elisa Camiscioli, Mary Ann Fay, Carter Vaughn Findley, Heidi Gengenbach, Shoshana Keller, Hyun Sook Kim, Mire Koikari, Siobhan Lambert-Hurley, Melani McAlister, Patrick McDevitt, Jennifer L. Morgan, Lucy Eldersveld Murphy, Rosalind O’Hanlon, Rebecca Overmyer-Velázquez, Fiona Paisley, Adele Perry, Sean Quinlan, Mrinalini Sinha, Emma Jinhua Teng, Julia C. Wells

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