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Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... 1 The Modern Girl as Heuristic Device Collaboration, Connective Comparison, Multidirectional Citation Xx Modern Girl Around the World Research...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... 2 The Modern Girl Around the World Cosmetics Advertising and the Politics of Race and Style Xx modern girl around the world research...
Published: 08 August 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9060-2
... part ii Modern Knowledge, Modern Nation chapter four Governmentality and Identity Constituting the ‘‘Backward but Proud Muslim’’ The beginning of the nineteenth century in Europe witnessed a growing vol- ume of official statistics on agriculture, trade, education, births, and deaths, as...
Published: 16 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394785-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9478-5
... ONE | ‘‘Like Sturdy Little Animals’’ Making the Modern Anti-Modern, 1920s–1944 uatemalan modernity is paradoxical. The nation’s landscape embraces Gmalls like Grand Tikal Futura and mountain villages where no light bulb has ever shone...
Published: 28 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394976-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9497-6
... ch 2 Making Country Modern The Legacy of Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Diane Pecknold Ray Charles’s Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music (1962) is the soul of paradox. First, there’s the apparently obvious, though actually somewhat misleading, incongruity of a...
Published: 03 December 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
Published: 03 December 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... Acknowledgments In our collaborative research project spanning six years we have accumulated numerous debts. At the University of Washington, we hosted a number of speakers’ series and workshops on the Modern Girl. In addition to Davarian Baldwin, Timothy Burke, Liz...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... 56 davarian l. baldwin visions and desires into beauty culture to enact a gendered politics of black re- creation. I use the term ‘‘re-creation’’ to explain how the industrialized leisure space of adornment was central to new and contested meanings of the modern experience. Jim Crow horrors...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... 4 Making the Modern Girl French From New Woman to Éclaireuse Xx mary louise roberts For French historians, thinking about the Modern Girl brings to mind la...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... 5 The Modern Girl and Racial Respectability in 1930s South Africa Xx lynn m. thomas During the 1930s, a debate raged in the black South African news- paper Bantu...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... 6 Racial Masquerade Consumption and Contestation of American Modernity Xx alys eve weinbaum The 1920s and early 1930s witnessed a veritable explosion of repre...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... 7 All-Consuming Nationalism The Indian Modern Girl in the 1920s and 1930s Xx priti ramamurthy In the 1920s and 1930s, Sulochana, Queen of the Screen and Star of...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... 8 The Dance Class or the Working Class The Soviet Modern Girl Xx anne e. gorsuch A 1928 cartoon in the Soviet satirical magazine Bich (Rowdy) showed a young...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... 9 Who Is Afraid of the Chinese Modern Girl? Xx madeleine y. dong In Zhang Henshui’s novel Shanghai Express (1935), the young pro- tagonist Xuchun, on board the Beijing-Shanghai...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... 10 ‘‘Blackfella Missus Too Much Proud’’ Techniques of Appearing, Femininity, and Race in Australian Modernity Xx liz conor Topsy, a sixteen-year...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... 11 The ‘‘Modern Girl’’ Question in the Periphery of Empire Colonial Modernity and Mobility among Okinawan Women in the 1920s and 1930s Xx...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... manifestations. The Modern Girl is a powerful symbol of trans- national modernity, no doubt even the quintessential icon of modern consumerism. But it was a conspicuously urban-centered and middle- class consumerism. Given that the 1903 Japanese National Income Tax records found that only 2.3 percent of the...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... 13 Buying In Advertising and the Sexy Modern Girl Icon in Shanghai in the 1920s and 1930s Xx tani e. barlow To discover the...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... types, peculiar to Germany, not idealized types Hohl- wein was one of Germany’s foremost graphic artists in the first few decades of the twentieth century, and in the 1920s he, like most of his colleagues, participated in the construction of images of Modern Girls, or neue Frauen and ‘‘girls as...
Published: 03 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389194-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8919-4
... York City, I never considered the Modern Girl to be anything but an American phenomenon. British New Women and French fashion may have influenced Americans, I thought, but the breezy, flirtatious, made-up flapper could only be home-grown. She was a creation of urban working-class women in the years...