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Haunted by empire : geographies of intimacy in North American history

Title
Haunted by empire : geographies of intimacy in North American history / edited by Ann Laura Stoler.
Format
Book
Published
Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.
Description
xvii, 544 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
URL
<Table of contents> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip062/2005031722.html
Other contributors
Stoler, Ann Laura.
Series
American encounters/global interactions
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [473]-530) and index.
Contents
  • Intimidations of empire : predicaments of the tactile and unseen / Ann Laura Stoler
  • Tense and tender ties : the politics of comparison in North American history and (post) colonial studies / Ann Laura Stoler
  • Samoa's half-castes and some frontiers of comparison / Damon Salesa
  • States of hygiene : race "improvement" and biomedical citizenship in Australia and the colonial Philippines / Warwick Anderson
  • Adjudicating intimacies on U.S. frontiers / Nayan Shah
  • Proper caresses and prudent distance : a how-to manual from colonial Louisiana / Shannon Lee Dawdy
  • "His kingdom for a kiss" : Indians and intimacy in the narrative of John Marrant / Tiya Miles
  • The intimacies of four continents / Lisa Lowe
  • Body work in the antebellum United States / Kathleen Brown
  • Fractions and fictions in the United States census of 1890 / Martha Hodes
  • The fair ensemble : Kate Chopin in St. Louis in 1904 / Laura Wexler
  • "The perfect mistress of Russian economy" : sighting the intimate on a colonial Alaskan terrain, 1784-1821 / Gwenn A. Miller
  • An empire of tests : psychometrics and the paradoxes of nationalism in the Americas / Alexandra Minna Stern
  • Making "American" families : transnational adoption and U.S. Latin America policy / Laura Briggs
  • The darkness that enters the home : the gender politics of prostitution during the Philippine-American war / Paul A. Kramer
  • Ordering others : U.S. financial advisers in the early twentieth century / Emily S. Rosenberg
  • Internal colonialism and gender / Linda Gordon
  • Commentary / Catherine Hall
  • Afterword / Nancy F. Cott.
Kinsey subjects
Social conditions--United States. Social ethics--United States. Interpersonal relations. Sex and politics--United States. Sex and society--United States. Social customs--United States. Anthropology.
ISBN
0822337371 (cloth : alk. paper) 9780822337379 (cloth : alk. paper) 082233724X (pbk. : alk. paper) 9780822337249 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
187.3 H38 2006
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute