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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

Subjects:

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

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11422233M
ISBN 100822322226
ISBN 109780822322221

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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. 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 . Free Online Library: Bad Colonists: the South Seas Letters of Vernon Lee Walker & Louis Becke.(Book Review) by "Oceania"; Anthropology, archeology, folklore Books Book reviews. Bad Colonists by Nicholas Thomas, Richard Eves Be the first to review this item A look at the particularities of colonial life in the South Pacific through the correspondence of two colonialists.

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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 CruzPages: The book that launched environmental history now updated. Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize In this landmark work of environmental history, William Cronon offers an original and profound explanation of the effects European colonists' sense of property and their pursuit of /5. I'm looking for a book I read once but I don't remember the title. The gist of the plot is this: A spaceship carrying colonists leaves Earth traveling perpendicular to the galactic plane. The ship is fueled by a large tank of antimatter. As their journey proceeds, strange, unexplained things start happening on-board. Get this from a library! Bad colonists: the South Seas letters of Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke. [Vernon Lee Walker; Louis Becke; Nicholas Thomas; Richard Eves;] -- This text provides a window into the fantasies and realities of colonial life by presenting separate sets of letters by two late 19th-century British colonists of the South Pacific: Vernon Lee Walker.