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"Considered as a complete, this assortment deals a foundation for generalisations and specialized inquiry that might help either instructing and additional examine at the position of ladies in international history."—Itinerario

"The e-book merits credits for exciting such questions, that have vast attraction between students of colonialism, together with those that don't paintings on gender. Its vast assurance and obtainable language provide it entry to a much broader viewers than many educational anthologies, thereby advancing the pursuits of all those that worth the examine of colonial history."—Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History

Women and the Colonial Gaze is the 1st assortment to give a extensive chronological and geographical exam of the ways that photos and stereotypes of girls were used to outline relationships among colonial powers and topic peoples.

In essays starting from old Rome to twentieth-century Asia and Africa, the contributions recommend that using gender as a device within the imperialist context is far older and extra entire than formerly recommended. members glance quite on the ways that colonizers developed a countrywide id by way of making a distinction with the colonial "other," in contexts starting from Christian perspectives of Islam girls in medieval Spain to French ideals approximately local American ladies. in addition they learn the ways that photos of gender as built by means of colonial powers impacted the lives of local girls from colonial-era India to Korea to Swaziland.

Comparative in its method, the quantity will entice scholars and historians of women's experiences, colonialism, and the improvement of nationwide identity.

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