Problematic spaces, problematic races: defining ‘Europeans’ in late colonial India

@article{Buettner2000ProblematicSP,
  title={Problematic spaces, problematic races: defining ‘Europeans’ in late colonial India},
  author={E. Buettner},
  journal={Women's History Review},
  year={2000},
  volume={9},
  pages={277 - 298}
}
Abstract This article considers how women and men acquired ‘European’ status in gender-specific ways in colonial India between the late nineteenth century and independence in 1947. Being considered ‘European’ in this setting required far more than ancestry and biological attributes, and depended heavily on class, culture, occupation and ongoing imperial border crossings that allowed individuals to maintain direct contact with Britain. Those born in India who failed to remain transient due to… Expand
29 Citations
...
1
2
3
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 71 REFERENCES
Miscegenations of modernity: constructing european respectability and race in the Indian railway colony, 1857-1931
  • 34
  • Highly Influential
  • PDF
Colonial Desire: Hybridity in Theory, Culture and Race
  • 2,176
Uneven Developments: The Ideological Work of Gender in Mid-Victorian England
  • 572
Displacing Whiteness: Essays in Social and Cultural Criticism
  • 486
  • Highly Influential
Race And The Education Of Desire
  • 1,236
Unpopular culture: The case of ‘white trash’
  • 71
...
1
2
3
4
5
...