Bad Colonists The South Seas Letters of Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke by Nicholas Thomas

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Published by Duke University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Australasian & Pacific history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Oceania - History,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Australia,
  • South Pacific,
  • Anthropology/Ethnography,
  • Becke, Louis,
  • History, Asian,
  • Postcolonial Studies,
  • Australia & New Zealand - General,
  • 1855-1913,
  • Becke, Louis,,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Oceania,
  • Sources,
  • Walker, Vernon Lee

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11422234M
ISBN 100822322579
ISBN 109780822322573

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Bad Colonists is more than a collection of annotated letters. It is a well-researched and elegantly conceived book that makes an important contribution to colonial history, Pacific culture, and anthropology.”—Don Brenneis, University of California at Santa Cruz3/5(1).

In Bad Colonists Nicholas Thomas and Richard Eves provide a window into the fantasies and realities of colonial life by presenting separate sets of letters by two late-nineteenth-century British colonists of the South Pacific: Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke.

Thomas and Eves frame the letters—addressed mostly to the colonists’ mothers—with commentary that explores colonial degeneration. In Bad Colonists Nicholas Thomas and Richard Eves provide a window into the fantasies and realities of colonial life by presenting separate sets of letters by two late-nineteenth-century British colonists of the South Pacific: Vernon Lee Walker and Louis : Duke University Press.

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