Colonial Inscriptions: Race, Sex, and Class in Kenya
by Carolyn Martin Shaw
University of Minnesota Press, 1995
Library of Congress Classification HN793.A8S54 1995
Dewey Decimal Classification 306.096762
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Chapter 1.
- Introduction: Social Theory and Colonialism
- Colonial Discourse/Colonial Culture
- Social Theory and the Colonial Encounter
- Culture and Colonialism in Kenya: The Book
- Chapter 2.
- The Production of Women: Kikuyu Gender and Politics at the Beginning of the Colonial Era
- Piecework: Constructing the Past
- The Political Economy of the Nineteenth-Century Kikuyu
- Women's Contribution to the Political Economy
- Food Presentation for Work Parties and for Hospitality
- Women as Objects or Subjects in the Political Economy
- Chapter 3.
- Kikuyu Women and Sexuality
- Women as Allegory: Leakey
- Malinowskian Functionalism in Support of Clitoridectomy
- Clitoridectomy and Sexuality
- Kikuyu Virginity within a Broader Context
- Virginity and Clitoridectomy
- The Achievement of Virginity
- The African Contrast with Europe and Asia
- Chapter 4.
- Louis Leakey and the Kikuyu
- Louis Seymour Bazette Leakey
- Louis Leakey's Ethnography of the Kikuyu
- The Ethnographic Past: Jomo Kenyatta and Friends
- Jomo Kenyatta: Author, Authentic Native
- Speaking for the African: The Professional Friend
- Chapter 6.
- Mau Mau Discourses
- Mau Mau: Fiction and Fact
- Chapter 7.
- Race, Class, Empire, and Sexuality
- The Politics of Representation in Colonial Kenya
- Racial Aesthetics in Colonial Kenya
- African Discourses on Tribe and the Other
- The Air up There: The Visible Minority of Socialite Settlers
- Noble Savage, Spiteful Servant, Socialite Settler: Sex and Power in Kenyan Colonial Discourses, A Summary