Domesticating the empire : race, gender, and family life in French and Dutch colonialism

  title={Domesticating the empire : race, gender, and family life in French and Dutch colonialism},
  author={Julia Ann Clancy-Smith and Frances Gouda},
  journal={The American Historical Review},
In Domesticating the Empire, Julia Clancy-Smith and Frances Gouda bring together twelve essays - most of them original - that probe issues of gender, race, and power in the French and Dutch Empires of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. 
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  • 2009
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