The Resource Imagining Caribbean womanhood : race, nation and beauty contests, 1929-70, Rochelle Rowe

Imagining Caribbean womanhood : race, nation and beauty contests, 1929-70, Rochelle Rowe

Label
Imagining Caribbean womanhood : race, nation and beauty contests, 1929-70
Title
Imagining Caribbean womanhood
Title remainder
race, nation and beauty contests, 1929-70
Statement of responsibility
Rochelle Rowe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NLE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rowe, Rochelle
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1220.C27
LC item number
R69 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Gender in history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beauty contests
  • Beauty contests
  • Race awareness
  • Ethnic attitudes
Label
Imagining Caribbean womanhood : race, nation and beauty contests, 1929-70, Rochelle Rowe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Caribbean beauty competitions in context -- The early "Miss Jamaica" competition : cultural revolution and feminist voices, 1929-50 -- Cleaning up Carnival : race, culture and power in the Trinidad "Carnival Queen" beauty competition, 1946-59 -- Parading the "cr̀eme del la cr̀eme" : constructing the contest in Barbados, 1958-66 -- Fashioning "Ebony Cinderallas" and brown icons : Jamaican beauty competitions and the myth of racial democracy, 1955-64 -- "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
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 199 pages
Isbn
9780719088674
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 4245626-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4245626
  • (Sirsi) o867827927
  • (OCoLC)867827927
Label
Imagining Caribbean womanhood : race, nation and beauty contests, 1929-70, Rochelle Rowe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Caribbean beauty competitions in context -- The early "Miss Jamaica" competition : cultural revolution and feminist voices, 1929-50 -- Cleaning up Carnival : race, culture and power in the Trinidad "Carnival Queen" beauty competition, 1946-59 -- Parading the "cr̀eme del la cr̀eme" : constructing the contest in Barbados, 1958-66 -- Fashioning "Ebony Cinderallas" and brown icons : Jamaican beauty competitions and the myth of racial democracy, 1955-64 -- "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
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 199 pages
Isbn
9780719088674
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 4245626-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4245626
  • (Sirsi) o867827927
  • (OCoLC)867827927

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