Film, Video Philippa Levine Discusses Why Historians Ignore Women in Studies on Decolonization

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Title
Philippa Levine Discusses Why Historians Ignore Women in Studies on Decolonization
Summary
Philippa Levine, a professor at the University of Southern California, discusses why decolonization studies rarely include the contributions of women, from the perspectives of women involved in anti-colonial movements and women who were part of the colonial authority structure. The lecture is sponsored by the John W. Kluge Center in conjunction with the National History Center's Decolonization Seminar.
Event Date
July 15, 2009
Notes
-  Philippa Levine received her doctorate in philosophy from St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, in 1983. She is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of British Studies and Women's History Review, a council member of the North American Conference on British Studies and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Levine's books include "The British Empire: Sunrise to Sunset" (2007); "Gender and Empire" (2004); "Prostitution, Race and Politics: Policing Venereal Disease in the British Empire" (2003); "Women's Suffrage in the British Empire: Citizenship, Nation and Race" (2000); and "Feminist Lives in Victorian England: Private Roles and Public Commitment" (1990).
Related Resources
John W. Kluge Center: http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/
Running Time
1 hours, 6 minutes, 39 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video

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