McClintock, Anne, 1954-

Imperial leather : race, gender and sexuality in the colonial contest / Anne McClintock. - New York : Routledge, 1995. - xi, 449 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm. - ACLS Humanities E-Book .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [397]-433) and index.

Introduction: Postcolonialism and the Angel of Progress -- Empire of the Home -- The Lay of the Land: Genealogies of Imperialism -- "Massa" and Maids: Power and Desire in the Imperial Metropolis -- Imperial Leather: Race, Cross-dressing and the Cult of Domesticity -- Psychoanalysis, Race and Female Fetishism -- Double Crossings -- Soft-Soaping Empire: Commodity Racism and Imperial Advertising -- The White Family of Man: Colonial Discourse and the Reinvention of Patriarchy -- Oliver Schreiner: The Limits of Colonial Feminism -- Dismantling the Master's House -- The Scandal of Hybridity: Black Women's Resistance and Narrative Ambiguity -- "Azikwelwa" (We Will Not Ride): Cultural Resistance in the Desperate Decades -- No Longer in a Future Heaven: Nationalism, Gender and Race. Postscript: The Angel of Progress. 1. 1. 2. 3. 4. 2. 5. 6. 7. 3. 8. 9. 10.

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