Haunted by Empire: Geographies of Intimacy in North American History

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Mai 2006



A groundbreaking interdisciplinary collection that rethinks the connection between the intimate and United States colonial and postcolonial histories.


Contributors. Warwick Anderson, Laura Briggs, Kathleen Brown, Nancy F. Cott, Shannon Lee Dawdry, Linda Gordon, Catherine Hall, Martha Hodes, Paul A. Kramer, Lisa Lowe, Tiya Miles, Gwenn A. Miller, Emily S. Rosenberg, Damon Salesa, Nayan Shah, Alexandra Minna Stern, Ann Laura Stoler, Laura Wexler


" ?This powerful collection of dazzling essays offers essential reading for our times. It shows us historically how the vast geopolitical movements of empire and globalization rely on intimate recesses of everyday domestic life at home and abroad . It demonstrates the urgency of understanding the long history and geographical reach of the American empire through comparative and transnational perspectives.??Amy Kaplan, author of The Anarchy of Empire in the Making of U.S. Culture Haunted by Empire brilliantly illustrates how power plays out in the management of bodies, sentiments, and desires. Readers interested in how attention to the intimate is reconfiguring both U.S. history and postcolonial studies and illuminating the convergences between the two will treasure this rich and provocative book." Jacquelyn Hall, Spruill Professor of History, UNC-Chapel Hil
EAN: 9780822337379
ISBN: 0822337371
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2006
Seitenanzahl: 544 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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