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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 debts to the relation among celibacy and Indian nationalism to the destiny of the Korean “comfort girls” pressured into prostitution by means of the occupying jap military in the course of the moment international battle, the essays accrued in Bodies in Contact display how a spotlight at the physique as a domain of cultural come across offers crucial insights into international historical past. jointly those essays exhibit the “body as touch area” as a strong analytic rubric for analyzing the mechanisms and legacies of colonialism and illuminating how recognition to gender alters understandings of worldwide background. instead of privileging the operations of the overseas workplace or gentlemanly capitalists, those historic stories render the house, the road, the college, the membership, and noticeable as websites of imperial ideologies.

Bodies in Contact brings jointly vital scholarship on colonial gender experiences accumulated from journals worldwide. Breaking with techniques to global historical past because the historical past of “the West and the rest,” the individuals provide a wide ranging point of view. They learn points of imperial regimes together with the Ottoman, Mughal, Soviet, British, Han, and Spanish, over a span of 600 years—from the 15th century throughout the mid-twentieth. Discussing topics as different as slavery and go back and forth, ecclesiastical colonialism and army career, marriage and estate, nationalism and soccer, immigration and temperance, Bodies in Contact places ladies, gender, and sexuality on the middle of the “master narratives” of imperialism and global 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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