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Fur Nation from the Beaver to Brigitte Bardot

by Chantal Nadaeu

  • ISBN: 9780415158732
  • ISBN10: 0415158737

Fur Nation from the Beaver to Brigitte Bardot

by Chantal Nadaeu

  • List Price: $160.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publish date: 09/01/2001
  • ISBN: 9780415158732
  • ISBN10: 0415158737
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Description: Fur Nation traces the inter woven relationships between sexuality, national identity, and colonialism. Chantal Nadeau shows how Canada, a white settler colony, bases its existence and its nationhood on a complex sexual economy based on women wrapped in fur.

Nadeau traces the centrality of fur through a series of intriguing case studies, including:
-- Hollywood's take on the 330 year history of the Hudson Bay Company, founded to exploit Canada's rich fur resources
-- the life of a postwar fur fashion photographer
-- a 1950s musical called My Fur Lady
-- the battle between Brigitte Bardot's anti-fur activists and the fur industry.

Nadeau highlights the connection between "fur ladies" -- women wearing, exploiting or promoting furs -- and the beaver, symbol of Canada and nature's master builder. She shows how, in postcolonial Canada, the nation is sexualized around female reproduction and fur, which is both a crucial factor in economic development, and a powerful symbol through which the nation itself is conceived and commodified. Fur Nation demonstrates that, for Canada, fur really is the fabric of a nation.

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