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TitleThe modern girl around the world : Consumption, modernity, and globalization / The Modern Girl Around the World Research Group (Alys Eve Weinbaum ... [et al.], editors)
Imprint Durham, UK : Duke University Press, 2008
Descript x, 435 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


The Modern Girl as Heuristic Device: Collaboration, Connective Comparison, Multidirectional Citation -- The Modern Girl Around the World: Cosmetics Advertising and the Politics of Race and Style -- From the Washtub to the World: Madam C. J. Walker and the "Re-creation" of Race Womanhood, 1900-1935 -- Making the Modern Girl French: From New Woman to Eclaireuse -- The Modern Girl and Racial Respectability in 1930s South Africa -- Racial Masquerade: Consumption and Contestation of American Modernity -- All-Consuming Nationalism: The Indian Modern Girl in the 1920s and 1930s -- The Dance Class or the Working Class: The Soviet Modern Girl -- Who Is Afraid of the Chinese Modern Girl? -- "Blackfella Missus Too Much Proud": Techniques of Appearing, Femininity, and Race in Australian Modernity -- The "Modern Girl" Question in the Periphery of Empire: Colonial Modernity and Mobility among Okinawan Women in the 1920s and 1930s -- Contesting Consumerisms in Mass Women's Magazines -- Buying In: Advertising and the Sexy Modern Girl Icon in Shanghai in the 1920s and 1930s -- Fantasies of Universality? Neue Frauen, Race, and Nation in Weimar and Nazi Germany -- Concluding Commentaries : Girls Lean Back Everywhere -- After the Grand Tour: The Modern Girl, the New Woman, and the Colonial Maiden -- The Modern Girl and Commodity Culture

women girls consumption Young women Girls Girls in popular culture Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects Women consumers

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