Aboriginal protection and its intermediaries in Britain's Antipodean colonies / edited by Samuel Furphy and Amanda Nettelbeck.
- New York, NY : Routledge, 2020. , ©2020
- Routledge studies in cultural history
Routledge studies in cultural history
vi, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations -- History -- 19th century.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Race relations.
Oceania -- Colonization.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Oceania -- History -- 19th century.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Politics and government.
- "This collection brings together world-leading and emerging scholars to explore how the concept of 'protection' was applied to Indigenous peoples of Britain's antipodean colonies. Tracing evolutions in protection from the 1830s until the end of the nineteenth century, the contributors map the changes and continuities that marked it as an inherently ambivalent mode of colonial practice. In doing so, they consider the place of different historical actors who were involved in the implementation of protective policy, who served as its intermediaries on the ground, or who responded as its intended 'beneficiaries.' These included metropolitan and colonial administrators, Protectors or similar agents, government interpreters and church-affiliated missionaries, settlers with economic investments in the politics of conciliation, and the Indigenous peoples who were themselves subjected to colonial policies. Drawing out some of the interventions and encounters lived out in the name of protection, the book examines some of the critical roles it played in the making of colonial relations"-- Provided by publisher.
- Imagining protection in the Antipodean colonies : actors, agency and governance / Samuel Furphy and Amanda Nettelbeck
Culture and policies : Sir George Grey, protection and the early nineteenth-century empire / Richard Price
"The British government is now awaking" : how humanitarian Quakers repackaged and circulated the 1837 Select Committee Report on Aborigines / Penelope Edmonds and Zoë Laidlaw
Philanthropy or patronage? : aboriginal protectors in the Port Phillip District and Western Australia / Samuel Furphy
Protective governance and legal order on the colonial frontier / Amanda Nettelbeck
Spanning two worlds : protection, assimilation and the role of Edward Meurant, government interpreter, New Zealand, 1840-1851 / Shaunnagh Dorsett
Edward Shortland and the protection of Aborigines in New Zealand, 1840-1846 / Marjan Lousberg
Systematic colonisation and protection in Western Australia : the origin and nature of John Hutt's colonial governance of aboriginal people / Ann Hunter
Protecting the protectors : evaluating the agency of missionary-protectors in the new settlements of Adelaide and Melbourne, 1838-1840 / Skye Krichauff
A short and simple provisional code : the pastoralist as "protector" / Tim Rowse
Lawful conduct, aboriginal protection and land in Victoria, 1859-1869 / Joanna Cruikshank and Mark McMillan
Robert John Sholl : protection "Pilbara-style" / Malcolm Allbrook
"Protection talk" and popular performance : The wild Australia Show on tour, 1892-1893 / Maria Nugent.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Furphy, Samuel, editor.
Nettelbeck, Amanda, editor.
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- Online version: Aboriginal protection and its intermediaries in Britain's Antipodean colonies
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