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Sex and the Family in Colonial India: The Making of Empire

The interaction between western men's and native women's sexuality makes the human body central to the articulation of colonial/imperial ideologies. Setting her study in eighteenth-century British India, Ghosh emphasises a pan-imperial understanding of body, and the role of race, gender and sexuality in empire-building in the early modern period. In my view, by seeing theContinue reading “Sex and the Family in Colonial India: The Making of Empire”