Imperial Leather: Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Colonial by Anne P. McClintock

By Anne P. McClintock

An exploration of the relationships among race, gender, and sophistication, and the way those different types have been basic to Western modernity. This electronic version used to be derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's (http://www.humanitiesebook.org) on-line model of a similar title.

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