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Contents Preface 000 Acknowledgments 000 1. Intimidations of Empire: Predicaments of the Tactile and Unseen 000 Ann Laura Stoler 2. Tense and Tender Ties: The Politics of Comparison in North 000 American History and (Post) Colonial Studies Ann Laura Stoler Convergence and Comparison 000 3. Samoa's Half-Castes and Some Frontiers of Comparison 000 Damon Salesa 4. States of Hygiene: Race "Improvement" and Biomedical Citizenship in 000 Australia and the Colonial Philippines Warwick Anderson 5. Adjudicating Intimacies on U.S. Frontiers 000 Nayan Shah 6. Proper Caresses and Prudent Distance: A How-To Manual from 000 Colonial Louisiana Shannon Lee Dawdy 7. "His Kingdom for a Kiss": Indians and Intimacy in the Narrative of 000 John Marrant Tiya Miles Proximities of Power 000 8. The Intimacies of Four Continents 000 Lisa Lowe 9. Body Work in the Antebellum United States 000 Kathleen Brown 10. Fractions and Fictions in the United States Census of 1890 000 Martha Hodes 11. The Fair Ensemble: Kate Chopin in St. Louis in 1904 000 Laura Wexler 12. "The Perfect Mistress of Russian Economy": Sighting the Intimate on 000 a Colonial Alaskan Terrain, 1784/1821 Gwenn A. Miller Circuits of Knowledge Production 000 13. An Empire of Tests: Psychometrics and the Paradoxes of Nationalism 000 in the Americas Alexandra Minna Stern 14. Making "American" Families: Transnational Adoption and U.S. Latin 000 America Policy Laura Briggs 15. The Darkness That Enters the Home: The Gender Politics of 000 Prostitution during the Philippine-American War Paul A. Kramer 16. Ordering Others: U.S. Financial Advisers in the Early Twentieth 000 Century Emily S. Rosenberg Refractions 000 17. Internal Colonialism and Gender 000 Linda Gordon 18. Commentary 000 Catherine Hall 19. Afterword 000 Nancy F. Cott Bibliography 000 Contributors 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
United States -- Territories and possessions -- History.
Intimacy (Psychology) -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Intimacy (Psychology) -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.