Settler Society in the Australian Colonies: Self-Government and Imperial Culture

Settler Society in the Australian Colonies: Self-Government and Imperial Culture

by Angela Woollacott

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199641802
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/05/2015
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Angela Woollacott teaches and supervises in the fields of Australian and British Empire history, gender, settler colonialism, transnational history, and biography. Her books include On Her Their Lives Depend: Munitions Workers in the Great War (1994); To Try Her Fortune in London: Australian Women, Colonialism and Modernity (2001); Gender and Empire (2006); and Race and the Modern Exotic: Three 'Australian' Women on Global Display (2011).

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Settler Family Networks, Imperial Connections
2. Systematic Colonization: From South Australia to Australind
3. Settler Men as Masters of Labour: Convicts and Nonwhite Workers
4. Responsible Government in Imperial Context
5. Settler Women, Work and Debating the Gender of Citizenship
6. Frontier Violence and Political Manhood
7. The Australian Colonies and Imperial Crises: The Indian 'Mutiny' and the 'Maori Wars'
Conclusion

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