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Radical History Review (2020) 2020 (136): 36–49.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., yet military women’s femininity was racialized, as idealized feminine combatants were typically represented as white, light-skinned women despite a diverse racial composition. Copyright © 2020 by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. 2020 Cuba gender race Angola war...
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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (142): 37–56.
Published: 01 January 2022
... Pacific as conspicuously incidental in mainstream atomic culture enables new insights on the visual interplay between white femininity and primitive sexuality—an interplay that, the author argues, was integral to establishing domestic virtue and modern living as atomic age touchstones of “peace...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (103): 36–58.
Published: 01 January 2009
...) Jamaican femininity in contrast to English ladyhood. For upper-class white Jamaicans, the image, behavior, and deportment of the idealized femme were imagined as the yardstick of respectable identity for the community. As Lucille Parks remarked, “It is the women who make a society, and who give...
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Radical History Review (1998) 1998 (70): 48–77.
Published: 01 January 1998
... challenges crested, however, anger was written out of the middle-class (white) feminine ideal. Analyzing the "Victorian synthesis" on anger, Peter and Carol Stearns argue that white men could-indeed, were expected-to sometimes feel lust or anger; control of these feelings proved...
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Radical History Review (1998) 1998 (70): 49–77.
Published: 01 January 1998
... challenges crested, however, anger was written out of the middle-class (white) feminine ideal. Analyzing the "Victorian synthesis" on anger, Peter and Carol Stearns argue that white men could-indeed, were expected-to sometimes feel lust or anger; control of these feelings proved...
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Radical History Review (2004) 2004 (89): 115–134.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of the white nation. The U.S. nation is constructed through the trope of white femininity. White and especially masculinist anxieties are effectively mobilized through the gendered and (de)racialized construction of the nation as a white mother, the threat of her...
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Radical History Review (2020) 2020 (136): 1–10.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., Seidman shows how the African American freedom struggle and the Cuban Revolution occasionally reinforced one another on a transnational stage. Lorraine Bayard de Volo’s article, “Tactical Negrificación and White Femininity: Race, Gender, and Internationalism in Cuba’s Angolan Mission,” takes...
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Radical History Review (2020) 2020 (136): 98–110.
Published: 01 January 2020
... woman.” 32 Others criticized long-standing perceptions about white femininity and beauty. In a pamphlet distributed on Curaçao and reprinted in Kontakto Antiano in 1970, activists rallied black women to “think black, be black, feel proud.” “Wear a shorter miniskirt,” the article continued; “Show...
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Radical History Review (2002) 2002 (82): 191–207.
Published: 01 January 2002
... polarities were a response to dramatic changes in “men’s work, the rise of the white collar sector, the reduction of the birth rate, women’s entry into higher education and the professions”—changes that seemed to threaten previous notions of masculinity and femininity. Intending to “shatter...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (123): 60–86.
Published: 01 October 2015
... to a performance of gender that is always already racialized. The policy dictating female counterinsurgents’ behavior is informed by racially coded politics of feminine respectability where white women are inherently feminine and where black women must prove it. Here whiteness informs the logic of female...
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Radical History Review (2001) 2001 (80): 149–154.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Jean Calterone Williams Judith Hennessee, Betty Friedan: Her Life . New York: Random House,1999. Daniel Horowitz, Betty Friedan and the Making of “The Feminine Mystique”: The American Left, the Cold War, and Modern Feminism . Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998. 2001...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (125): 74–96.
Published: 01 May 2016
.../01636545-3451748 © 2016 by MARHO: The Radical Historians’ Organization, Inc. 74   75 of Stone, Morgan, and Johnson reveal contested ideas about black femininity and physicality in the 1950s while also expanding current understandings...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (113): 199–211.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and unmanaged female sexual appetite, perhaps most notably in the exhibition of Saartjie Baartman, billed by her exhibitors as “the Hottentot Venus.”2 We juxtapose freak shows with the abundant display of idealized and impossi- ble white femininity as represented in the composite of contained...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (110): 127–153.
Published: 01 May 2011
... modernity. The romanticized southern ideal of untouched and idle white femininity had a powerful influence on the national mind through the newly developed mass market of standardized foodstuffs. The figure of the southern “mammy,” from Aunt Jemima to Gone with the Wind, was one of the central...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (62): 137–165.
Published: 01 May 1995
... and inter- national political activity and social behavior.2 But, as Kushner’s play suggests, this postwar trope of ”Americanism” achieved success ultimately through a process that critics Peter Stallybrass and Allon White have called ”displaced abje~tionThat is, to secure abstract concepts...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (61): 175–183.
Published: 01 January 1995
... Catherine Hall, White, Male and Middle-class. Explorations in Feminism and History. New York: Routledge, 1992. $49.95 (cloth); $15.95 (paper). Robert A. Nye, Masculinity and Male Codes of Honor in Modern France. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. $39.95 (cloth). Why write a history...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (129): 103–124.
Published: 01 October 2017
... . Lâle . 1953 . “Cumhurbaṣkanımız'dan Tarsusa selam.” June 5 . ———. 1953 . “Gemide kabul ve ziyaret saatleri.” June 3 . ———. 1954 . “Okuyucularımız arasında bir anket.” July 28 . Lewis Reina . 1996 . Gendering Orientalism: Race, Femininity, and Representation . London...
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Radical History Review (1996) 1996 (66): 210–219.
Published: 01 October 1996
..., White Guys: Studies in Postmodern Domination and Diference. London and New York: Verso, 1995. $18.95. Erica Rand, Barbie’s Queer Accessories. Durham: Duke University Press, 1995. $45.95 (cloth); $15.95 (paper). Simon Reynolds and Joy Press, The Sex Revolts: Gender, Rebellion...
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Radical History Review (1998) 1998 (72): 122–162.
Published: 01 October 1998
... Pattison is described by contemporaries as acting in ways that marked her as different from and not bound by Oxford, especially through extravagant performances of femininity, aristocracy, THE RESOURCES OF STYLE/125 and Frenchness. Style can be a way...
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Radical History Review (1998) 1998 (72): 123–162.
Published: 01 October 1998
... Pattison is described by contemporaries as acting in ways that marked her as different from and not bound by Oxford, especially through extravagant performances of femininity, aristocracy, THE RESOURCES OF STYLE/125 and Frenchness. Style can be a way...