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Gender and Colonial Space$
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Sara Mills

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780719053351

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719053351.001.0001

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(p.1) 1 Introduction
Gender and Colonial Space

Sara Mills

Manchester University Press

This introductory chapter discusses the process by which spatial relations are considered classed, raced and gendered within the imperial and colonial contexts. It notes that the focus of the study is on the period of ‘high’ British colonialism during the last few years of the nineteenth century. It considers the question of spatiality and explains how the book—and the study—developed. It examines post-colonial theory, this book's theoretical position, and the concepts of space and spatial relations. This chapter also identifies the different levels of colonial space and discusses the public and private spheres, the contact zone, the sexualisation of space, and gender and space.

Keywords:   spatial relations, colonial contexts, British colonialism, spatiality, post-colonial theory, space, levels of colonial space, contact zone, sexualisation of space, gender

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