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Imagining Caribbean Womanhood : Race, Nation and Beauty Competitions, 1929-70.

Author/Creator:
Rowe, Rochelle.
Publication:
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (214 pages)
Series:
Gender in History Ser.
Gender in History Ser.
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Subjects:
Beauty contests -- Social aspects -- West Indies, British -- History -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Examines the links between beauty and politics in the Anglophone Caribbean.
Contents:
IMAGINING CARIBBEAN WOMANHOOD: RACE, NATION AND BEAUTY COMPETITIONS, 1929-70
Series Editors
Title Page
Copyright
Dedication
Contents
List of figures
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
Introduction - Caribbean beauty competitions in context
1 The early 'Miss Jamaica' competition: cultural revolution and feminist voices, 1929-50
2 Cleaning up Carnival: race, culture and power in the Trinidad 'Carnival Queen' beauty competition, 1946-59
3 Parading the 'crème de la crème': constructing the contest in Barbados, 1958-66
4 Fashioning 'Ebony Cinderellas' and brown icons: Jamaican beauty competitions and the myth of racial democracy, 1955-64
5 'Colonisation in Reverse': Claudia Jones, the West Indian Gazette and the 'Carnival Queen' beauty contest in London, 1959-64
Afterword: a Grenadian 'Miss World', 1970
Bibliography
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Sharpe, Pamela.
Summerfield, Penny.
Abrams, Lynn.
Beattie, Cordelia.
Other format:
Print version: Rowe, Rochelle Imagining Caribbean Womanhood
ISBN:
9781526111272
9780719088674
OCLC:
970630920