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Title The modern girl around the world : consumption, modernity, and globalization / the Modern Girl Around the World Research Group (Alys Eve Weinbaum ... [and others], editors)
Published Durham, N. C. : Duke University Press, 2008


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Description x, 435 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Next wave
Next wave (Duke University Press)
Contents 1. The Modern Girl as Heuristic Device: Collaboration, Connective Comparison, Multidirectional Citation / Alys Eve Weinbaum, Lynn M. Thomas, Priti Ramamurthy, Uta G. Poiger, Madeleine Y. Dong and Tani E. Barlow -- 2. The Modern Girl Around the World: Cosmetics Advertising and the Politics of Race and Style / Alys Eve Weinbaum, Lynn M. Thomas, Priti Ramamurthy, Uta G. Poiger, Madeleine Y. Dong and Tani E. Barlow -- 3. From the Washtub to the World: Madam C. J. Walker and the "Re-creation" of Race Womanhood, 1900-1935 / Davarian L. Baldwin -- 4. Making the Modern Girl French: From New Woman to Eclaireuse / Mary Louise Roberts -- 5. The Modern Girl and Racial Respectability in 1930s South Africa / Lynn M. Thomas -- 6. Racial Masquerade: Consumption and Contestation of American Modernity / Alys Eve Weinbaum -- 7. All-Consuming Nationalism: The Indian Modern Girl in the 1920s and 1930s / Priti Ramamurthy -- 8. The Dance Class or the Working Class: The Soviet Modern Girl / Anne E. Gorsuch -- 9. Who Is Afraid of the Chinese Modern Girl? / Madeleine Y. Dong -- 10. "Blackfella Missus Too Much Proud": Techniques of Appearing, Femininity, and Race in Australian Modernity / Liz Conor -- 11. The "Modern Girl" Question in the Periphery of Empire: Colonial Modernity and Mobility among Okinawan Women in the 1920s and 1930s / Ruri Ito -- 12. Contesting Consumerisms in Mass Women's Magazines / Barbara Sato -- 13. Buying In: Advertising and the Sexy Modern Girl Icon in Shanghai in the 1920s and 1930s / Tani E. Barlow -- 14. Fantasies of Universality? Neue Frauen, Race, and Nation in Weimar and Nazi Germany / Uta G. Poiger -- Concluding Commentaries -- 15. Girls Lean Back Everywhere / Kathy Peiss -- 16. After the Grand Tour: The Modern Girl, the New Woman, and the Colonial Maiden / Miriam Silverberg -- 17. The Modern Girl and Commodity Culture / Timothy Burke
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [371]-404) and index
Subject Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects.
Girls in popular culture.
Women consumers.
Women consumersf
Young women.
Author Weinbaum, Alys Eve, 1967-
Modern Girl Around the World Research Group.
LC no. 2008028481
ISBN 0822342995 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822343053 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780822342991 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822343059 (paperback: alk. paper)