Index
Aborigines: assimilation of or chil-
dren removed from, 221, 223–24,
228, 231; dying race theory of,
221, 223; films attended by and
acted in, 226, 237n.27; girls as
domestics and icons, 224–27, 227
(figure 10.1), 229–30, 233–34,
237n.20, 238–39n.59; manne-
quins modeled after, 226,
237n.30; photographs of, 227,
227 (figure 10.1), 231–33, 232
(figure 10.4); rape of girls by white
men, 228, 238n.36; on reserves,
228; state protection boards for,
221, 224; white settlers’ impact
on, 223, 236n.12. See also under
Australian Modern Girls
Abraham, Esther Victoria (pseud.
Pramila), 162–63, 167
Academie française, 87
actresses. See film stars
Adenauer, Konrad, 331
Adrian (costume designer), 179
advertising. See cosmetics advertis-
ing; jwt
Advertising (Tipper), 291
Advertising and Selling, 46
Advertising Club of China, 291
‘‘Advertising—the key to the well-
being of the world’’ (Berlin, 1929),
329
Afghan Snow, 31, 41, 41 (figure 2.16)
African diaspora, 19, 66, 71, 74
African market, 362
African Modern Girls. See racial
respectability in South Africa
African skin color hierarchies, 42
African Times (London), 67
African Tragedy, An (R. R. R.
Dhlomo), 107
African World (Cape Town), 67
African Yearly Register, 103, 105
Afro-American, 110
Agamben, Giorgio, 297
Agena Chieko, 253, 256 (figure 11.9)
Agomensin-Sistomensin, 300
Aihara Mine (alias Marie Louise),
246, 260n.21
Aijin (Kikuchi), 267
Albersheim Company. See Khasana/
Dr. Albersheim
Althusser, Louis, 283–84
AmaRespectables (respectable peo-
ple), 97–99, 107, 115–16, 364
Americanism, 264
Americanization, 5, 45. See also
multidirectional citation; racial
respectability in South Africa
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