Gender, sexuality, and colonial modernities / edited by Antoinette Burton.

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London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.

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xiii, 232 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.


Cleansing motherhood : hygiene and the culture of domesticity in San Francisco's Chinatown, 1875-1900 / Nayan Shah -- Modernity, medicine and colonialism : the contagious diseases ordinances in Hong Kong and the Straits Settlements / Philippa Levine -- White colonialism and sexual modernity : Australian women in the early twentieth century metropolis / Angela Woollacott -- Local colour : the spectacle of race at Niagara Falls / Karen Dubinsky -- Unsettling settlers : colonial migrants and racialised sexuality in interwar Marseilles / Yaël Simpson Fletcher -- Wanted native views : collecting colonial postcards of India / Saloni Mathur -- Racialising imperial Canada : Indian women and the making of ethnic communities / Enakshi Dua -- Unnecessary crimes and tragedies : race, gender and sexuality in Australian policies of Aboriginal child removal / Fiona Paisley -- Gendering the modern : women and home science in British India / Mary Hancock -- Gender and "hyper-masculinity" as post-colonial modernity during Indonesia's struggle for independence, 1945 to 1949 / Frances Gouda -- "Respectability," "modernity" and the policing of "culture" in colonial Ceylon / Malathi De Alwis -- Ancient wisdom, modern motherhood : theosophy and the colonial syncretic / Joy Dixon -- The lineage of the "Indian" modern : rhetoric, agency and the Sarda Act in late colonial India / Mrinalini Sinha.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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