White Skins/Black Masks: Representation and Colonialism

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INDEX
Page numbers in bold denote major section/chapter devoted to subject
a
acclimatization 17, 28, 192
Africa:
creation of Locations in 7, 68, 71-5,83 ;
image of an 'inflicted continent' 29, 30 ;
need for imperial paramountcy in 80 -1;
subversion of chieftain authority 80, 84 ;
version of pastoralism in 39, 42 ;
see also Natal
African (s):
exhibitions of 25, 30 ;
see also Zulus
Allan Quatermain4, 6, 17, 64, 65, 66, 83 ;
bonding across racial divide 61 -2;
dissatisfaction with modern society 37 ;
exclusion of foreigners policy 82 -3;
gendering of nature as female 48 ;
Masai description 51 -2;
narrator 267 ;
pastoral idyll 37, 265 ;
women in 47
Allan's Wife40 -2;
colonial fantasy of virgin territory 40 -2;
dedication in, 42, 44, 45, 46 ;
gendering of nature as female 48 -9;
pastoralism 38, 42 -3;
women's link with primitivity 62, 64
Amber 144, 154
Anderson, Benedict 108
Anglo-Indian community:
alienation experienced by 108, 110, 118, 122, 141 -2;
conflict with Britain 109
disavowal of in 'The City of Dreadful Night' 189 -90;
division into two halves in colonial city 158 ;
importance of newspapers to 108 ;
in 'Letters of Marque' see 'Letters of Marque';
paranoia over native threat to 114, 158 -61;
see also colonial city
Anglo-Zulu War 81, 90-103,104 ;
Haggard's representation of 96, 100 ;
heroism seen through Zulu warriors 55, 93, 95 -6;
origins 90 -1;
reporting of in family weeklies 55, 90, 91 -5
anthropology 2, 24, 31, 72
Arata, Stephen 235
Arendt, Hannah 36
Arnold, David 29, 241
'At the End of the Passage' 155

b
Baartman, Sarah 23
Baden-Powell, Lord 53 -4
Balfour, Andrew 29
Bascom, Tim 120, 245, 246, 249, 250
Bengalis 175, 177 ;
depiction of babu in 'The City of Dreadful Night' 178, 182, 185 -6
Benjamin, Walter 2, 255
Besant, Sir Walter 255
'Beyond the Pale' 115, 130-5,136 ;

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations vii
  • Acknowledgements ix
  • Note on Spellings xi
  • Introduction 1
  • Part I 11
  • 1 - Body/Border Lines 13
  • 2 - The Dominion of Sons 36
  • 3 - Mimesis of Savagery 66
  • Transitions 104
  • Part II 111
  • 4 - The Colonial Uncanny 113
  • 5 - The City of Dreadful Night 156
  • 6 - The Colonial Mirror 191
  • 7 - Loafers and Story-Tellers 238
  • Conclusion 264
  • Notes 269
  • Bibliography 277
  • Index 291
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