Carnal knowledge and imperial power : race and the intimate in colonial rule / Ann Laura Stoler.

Author
Stoler, Ann Laura [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2010.
Description
xxxv, 335 p. ill. ; 23 cm.

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Notes
"With a new preface."
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-317) and index.
Contents
  • Genealogies of the intimate: movements in colonial studies
  • Rethinking colonial categories: European communities and the boundaries of rule
  • Carnal knowledge and imperial power: gender and morality in the making of race
  • Sexual affronts and racial frontiers: cultural competence and the dangers of metissage
  • A sentimental education: children on the imperial divide
  • A colonial reading of Foucault: bourgeois bodies and racial selves
  • Memory-work in Java: a cautionary tale
  • Epilgoue: Caveats on comfort zones and comparative frames.
ISBN
  • 0520262468 (pbk.)
  • 9780520262461 (pbk.)
OCLC
608162974
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