Imagining Caribbean womanhood : race, nation and beauty contests, 1929-70 /
Manchester University Press,
|Series:||Gender in history.
|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.