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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 smooth eu shuttle bills to the relation among celibacy and Indian nationalism to the destiny of the Korean “comfort ladies” compelled into prostitution via the occupying jap military throughout the moment international battle, the essays accrued in Bodies in Contact reveal how a spotlight at the physique as a domain of cultural come across offers crucial insights into global historical past. jointly those essays exhibit the “body as touch quarter” as a robust analytic rubric for examining the mechanisms and legacies of colonialism and illuminating how awareness to gender alters understandings of worldwide historical past. instead of privileging the operations of the international workplace or gentlemanly capitalists, those ancient reports render the house, the road, the varsity, the membership, and seen as websites of imperial ideologies.

Bodies in Contact brings jointly vital scholarship on colonial gender experiences accumulated from journals around the globe. Breaking with methods to global background because the historical past of “the West and the rest,” the members 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 during the mid-twentieth. Discussing topics as different as slavery and go back and forth, ecclesiastical colonialism and armed forces career, marriage and estate, nationalism and soccer, immigration and temperance, Bodies in Contact places girls, gender, and sexuality on the heart of the “master narratives” of imperialism and international history.

Contributors. Joseph S. regulate, 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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