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In Metroimperial Intimacies Victor Román Mendoza combines historical, literary, and archival analysis with queer-of-color critique to show how U.S. imperial incursions into the Philippines enabled the growth of unprecedented social and sexual intimacies between native Philippine and U.S. subjects. The real and imagined intimacies—whether expressed through friendship, love, or eroticism—threatened U.S. gender and sexuality norms. To codify U.S. heteronormative behavior the colonial government prohibited anything loosely defined as perverse, which along with popular representations of Filipinos, regulated colonial subjects and depicted them as sexually available, diseased, and degenerate.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Half Title, Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-xiv
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-34
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  1. Chapter 1. Racial-Sexual Governance and the U.S. Colonial State in the Philippines
  2. pp. 35-62
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  1. Chapter 2. Unmentionable Liberties: A Racial-Sexual Differend in the U.S. Colonial Philippines
  2. pp. 63-94
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  1. Chapter 3. Menacing Receptivity: Philippine Insurrectos and the Sublime Object of Metroimperial Visual Culture
  2. pp. 95-130
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  1. Chapter 4. The Sultan of Sulu’s Epidemic of Intimacies
  2. pp. 131-166
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  1. Chapter 5. Certain Peculiar Temptations: Little Brown Students and Racial-Sexual Governance in the Metropole
  2. pp. 167-202
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  1. Conclusion
  2. pp. 203-210
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 211-258
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 259-278
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 279-286
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780822374862
Related ISBN
9780822360193
MARC Record
OCLC
1103854636
Pages
305
Launched on MUSE
2019-06-24
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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