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Gender and Colonial Space

Sara Mills


This book is an analysis of the complex links between social relations—including notions of class, nationality and gender—and spatial relations, landscape, architecture and topography—in post-colonial contexts. Arguing against the psychoanalytic focus of much current post-colonial theory, it aims to set out in a new direction, drawing on a wide range of literary and non-literary texts to develop a more materialist approach. The book foregrounds gender in this field where it has often been marginalised by the critical orthodoxies, demonstrating its importance not only in spatial theorising in g ... More

Keywords: social relations, class, nationality, gender, spatial relations, landscape, architecture, topography, British colonialism, nineteenth century

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780719053351
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719053351.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sara Mills, author