Gender and Empire
Edited by Professor Philippa Levine
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Gender and Empire by Professor Philippa Levine
Book DescriptionFocusing the perspectives of gender scholarship on the study of empire, this is an original volume full of fascinating insights about the conduct of men as well as women. Bringing together disparate fields - politics, medicine, sexuality, childhood, religion, migration, and many more topics - this collection of essays demonstrates the richness of studying empire through the lens of gender. This is a more inclusive look at empire, which asks not only why the empire was dominated by men, but how that domination affected the conduct of imperial politics. The fresh, new interpretations of the British Empire offered here, will interest readers across a wide range, demonstrating the vitality of this innovative approach and the new historical questions it raises.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199249503
(230mm x 150mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 29-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Professor Philippa Levine
Professor Wm Roger LouisEditor-in-ChiefKerr Professor of English History and Culture, University of Texas, Austin
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