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A Dark Inheritance: Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica

Brooke N. Newman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300225556
eISBN:
9780300240979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225556.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Focusing on Jamaica, Britain’s most valuable colony in the Americas by the mid-eighteenth century, A Dark Inheritance explores the relationship between racial classifications and the inherited rights ... More


New Pious Female Selves: The Feminist “Vein” Within and the Troubling Gender Divide

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Contesting the boundary between private religiosity and public secularism in Turkey, the women whose accounts make up this chapter seek to develop identities that are consciously Muslim, public, ... More


Skin, body, self: the question of the abject in the work of Francis Bacon

Ernst van Alphen

in Abject Visions: Powers of Horror in Art and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096280
eISBN:
9781526109866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096280.003.0008
Subject:
Art, Art History

Ernst van Alphen’s essay is a synoptic study of abjection in the context of Francis Bacon’s art: it investigates the various ways and senses in which Bacon’s art can be described as abject. On the ... More


Vive Dessalines!: Revolution, Class and the Centenary of Independence

Jack Daniel Webb

in Haiti in the British Imagination: Imperial Worlds, 1847-1915

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348226
eISBN:
9781800852075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348226.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter Four interrogates British reactions to Haitian performances and demonstrations of national sovereignty at the beginning of the twentieth century. As the chapter explores, Haitians performed ... More


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