Body Trade exposes myths surrounding the trade in heads, cannibalism, captive white women, the display of indigenous people in fairs and circuses, the stolen generations, the 'comfort' women and the making of the exotic/erotic body. This is a lively and intriguiung comtribution to the study of the postcolonial body....
|Title||:||Body Trade: Captivity, Cannibalism and Colonialism in the Pacific|
|Number of Pages||:||328 Pages|
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Body Trade: Captivity, Cannibalism and Colonialism in the Pacific Reviews
Amazing collection of essays that work very well together to re-examine the "eye witness" accounts of cannibalism in the Pacific Islands, and how they served as rhetoric for the colonization of Australia and New Zealand. There's a great article about the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair also. I got pretty obsessed with this book.