7. Colonialism

Bodies under Colonialism

  1. Frances E. Mascia-Lees
  1. Janice Boddy

Published Online: 14 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444340488.ch7

A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

How to Cite

Boddy, J. (2011) Colonialism, in A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment (ed F. E. Mascia-Lees), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444340488.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Rutgers University, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189491

Online ISBN: 9781444340488

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Keywords:

  • colonialism - bodies under colonialism;
  • colonialism, an inherently corporeal enterprise;
  • colonized, admonished - relinquishing their customary practices;
  • Stoler's critical reading of Foucault's The History of Sexuality;
  • problem of labor - reaches of the Nile south of Aswan, by Ottoman Egyptian imperialists;
  • Sudan, incomplete addition to British Empire;
  • major pro-Egypt insurrection - in Sudan, British authorities repatriating Egyptians;
  • mission of MTS, “to overcome, combat and improve harmful rites and customs”;
  • MTS lessons - Wolff's intermediate operation, Sudanese as tahûr_al-hukûma;
  • challenges and new directions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Problem of Labor

  • Biopolitics

  • Challenges and New Directions

  • Conclusion

  • References