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Author Young, Robert, 1950-

Title Colonial desire : hybridity in theory, culture, and race / Robert J.C. Young
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1995


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Description xiii, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Hybridity and Diaspora -- 2. Culture and the History of Difference -- 3. The Complicity of Culture: Arnold's Ethnographic Politics -- 4. Sex and Inequality: The Cultural Construction of Race -- 5. Egypt in America, the Confederacy in London -- 6. White Power, White Desire: The Political Economy of Miscegenation -- 7. Colonialism and the Desiring Machine
Summary In this controversial and bracing study, Robert Young argues that today's theories on post-colonialism and ethnicity are disturbingly close to the colonial discourse of the nineteenth century
Analysis Racism History
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-225) and index
Subject Cultural fusion.
Ethnocentrism -- Great Britain.
Miscegenation -- Great Britain -- History.
Cultural fusion -- Great Britain.
Racism -- Great Britain -- History.
Miscegenation -- Great Britain.
Racism -- Great Britain.
Sex and history.
Prejudice -- history.
Sexual Behavior -- history.
Great Britain -- Race relations -- History.
Great Britain -- Race relations.
United Kingdom.
United States.
LC no. 94015815
ISBN 0415053730 (hbk.)
0415053749 (paperback)