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Exotics at Home

Anthropologies, Others, and American Modernity

Exotics at Home( )
Author: Di Leonardo, Micaela
Series title:Women in Culture and Society Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-47263-8
Publication Date:Jan 1998
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $98.00
Book Description:

In this pathbreaking study, Micaela di Leonardo reveals the face of power within the mask of cultural difference. From the 1893 World's Fair to Body Shop advertisements, di Leonardo focuses on the intimate and shifting relations between popular portrayals of exotic Others and the practice of anthropology. In so doing, she casts new light on gender, race, and the public sphere in America's past and present. "An impressive work of scholarship that is mordantly witty,...
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