Imperial Leather: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest

Imperial Leather: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest

Anne McClintock
4.1/5 (845 ratings)
Imperial Leather chronicles the dangerous liaisons between gender, race and class that shaped British imperialism and its bloody dismantling. Spanning the century between Victorian Britain and the current struggle for power in South Africa, the book takes up the complex relationships between race and sexuality, fetishism and money, gender and violence, domesticity and the imperial market, and the gendering of nationalism within the zones of imperial and anti-imperial power.
Language
English
Pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Routledge
Release
July 08, 1995
ISBN
0415908906
ISBN 13
9780415908900

Imperial Leather: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest

Anne McClintock
4.1/5 (845 ratings)
Imperial Leather chronicles the dangerous liaisons between gender, race and class that shaped British imperialism and its bloody dismantling. Spanning the century between Victorian Britain and the current struggle for power in South Africa, the book takes up the complex relationships between race and sexuality, fetishism and money, gender and violence, domesticity and the imperial market, and the gendering of nationalism within the zones of imperial and anti-imperial power.
Language
English
Pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Routledge
Release
July 08, 1995
ISBN
0415908906
ISBN 13
9780415908900