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This landmark book tracks matters of intimacy to investigate matters of state in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Indonesia, particularly the critical role played by sexual arrangements and affective attachments in creating colonial categories and distinguishing the ruler from the ruled. Arguing that social classification is not a benign cultural act but a potent political one, Ann Laura Stoler's essays focus on parents and parenting, nursing mothers, servants, orphanages, and abandoned children to reveal why they were understood as so essential to imperial governance and why they have been so consistently absent from its historiography. In a new preface, Stoler takes up a broad range of problematics raised in the first edition, including the analytics of comparison, the treatment of the intimate, and our reading of colonial documents and the displaced histories folded within them. She explores how these issues bear on our treatment of colonial pasts, the debris they leave behind, and how we might think differently about the intimate frontiers of imperial formations in the colonial and post-colonial present.
Ann Laura Stoler is Willy Brandt Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies at The New School for Social Research. She is the author of Race and the Education of Desire and coeditor of Tensions of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World (UC Press).
Table of Contents
|Preface to the 2010 Edition: Zones of the Intimate in Imperial Formations||p. ix|
|Note on Illustrations||p. xxxv|
|Genealogies of the Intimate: Movements in Colonial Studies||p. 1|
|Rethinking Colonial Categories: European Communities and the Boundaries of Rule||p. 22|
|Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power: Gender and Morality in the Making of Race||p. 41|
|Sexual Affronts and Racial Frontiers: Cultural Competence and the Dangers of Métissage||p. 79|
|A Sentimental Education: Children on the Imperial Divide||p. 112|
|A Colonial Reading of Foucault: Bourgeois Bodies and Racial Selves||p. 140|
|Memory-Work in Java: A Cautionary Tale||p. 162|
|Epilogue. Caveats on Comfort Zones and Comparative Frames||p. 205|
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