- First Name
- Nancy L.
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- United States
- TX Texas
- University of North Texas
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- Middle East, Palestine, Ottoman Empire, Women, Missionaries, Orientalism, British Empire, Postcolonialism, Freddie Mercury, Glam Rock
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- About Me
I am a scholar of the modern Middle East, with a focus on Palestine, British imperialism in the region, and the roles of women and girls in 19th-21st century societies. I am also a scholar of the life and work of Freddie Mercury.
- Recent Publications
Nancy L. Stockdale, author. Colonial Encounters Among English and Palestinian Women, 1800-1948. Published by University Press of Florida, November 2007. (ISBN 978-0813031637)
“No Escape From Reality: The Postcolonial Glam of Freddie Mercury,” in Global Glam: Style and Spectacle in Popular Music from the 1970s to the 2000s, ed. by Ian Chapman and Henry Johnson (Routledge, 2016), pp. 83-97.
“Palestinian Girls and the British Missionary Enterprise, 1847-1948” in Girlhood: A Global History, ed. by Jennifer Helgren and Colleen A. Vasconcellos (Rutgers University Press, 2010), pp. 217-233.
“Biblical Motherhood: English Women and Empire in Palestine, 1860-1948,” Women’s History Review, 15:4 (September 2006), pp. 561-569.
“Murder in the Holy Land: Matilda Creasy and the Mystery of Missionary Death” in New Faith in Ancient Lands: Western Missions in the Middle East in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries, edited by Heleen Murre-van den Berg (Brill: Leiden/Boston, 2006), pp. 113-132.
“An Imperialist Failure: English Missionary Women and Palestinian Orphan Girls in Nazareth, 1864-1899,” in Christian Witness Between Continuity and New Beginnings: Modern Historical Missions in the Middle East, edited by Michael Marten; part of the Studien zur Orientalischen Kirchengeschichte series, edited by Martin Tamcke (LIT-Verlag: Münster, Hamburg, London, 2006), pp. 213-231.
“’Citizens of Heaven’ versus ‘The Islamic Peril’: The Anti-Islamic Rhetoric of Orlando’s Holy Land Experience Since 9/11/01,” American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, 21:3 (Summer 2004), pp. 89-109.
“Painting the Bible Land: An Artist Missionary’s Recreation of Palestine,” in Historical Dimensions of Islam: A Festschrift in Honor of R. Stephen Humphreys, ed. James Lindsay and Jon Armajani (Darwin Press: Princeton, 2009), pp. 233-244.
- Media Coverage
- Country Focus
- Expertise by Geography
- Middle East
- Expertise by Chronology
- 19th century, Modern, 20th century, 21st century
- Expertise by Topic
- Children & Youth, Colonialism, Food History, Gender, Religion, Sexuality, Women