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The Domestication of Desire:
Women, Wealth, and Modernity in Java
Suzanne April Brenner

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Figures
Acknowledgments
A Note on the Use of Foreign Terms and Proper Names
Introduction3
Ch. 1A Neighborhood Comes of Age24
Ch. 2Hierarchy and Contradiction: Merchants and Aristocrats in Colonial Java52
Ch. 3The Specter of Past Modernities87
Ch. 4Gender and the Domestication of Desire134
Ch. 5The Value of the Bequest: Spiritual Economies and Ancestral Commodities171
Ch. 6The Mask of Appearances: Disorder in the New Order206
Ch. 7Disciplining the Domestic Sphere, Developing the Modern Family225
Notes255
Glossary281
Bibliography283
Index295

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