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

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Main Author: Rowe, Rochelle (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2013.
Series:Gender in history.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of 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 Cinderellas' 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.