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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 Arthur H. Adams and Australasian Narratives of the Colonial World
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'The "Tasman world," which was the interconnected maritime-based world incorporating the British settlements on either side of the Tasman Sea, was a microcosm of the British colonial world as a whole. The British colonial world included possessions in the Pacific, Asia and Africa which forced travelers to engage with a variety of cultures due to the nature of travel–even the speedier steamship journeys of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century involved multiple stops in exotic countries. As a field, settler-colonial studies has been accused of not engaging deeply enough with the narratives created by the "settlers" themselves, despite the spread of such narratives being a huge part of the success of colonial projects. As the British ex-colonies tried to develop into autonomous nations, classification based on national allegiance became increasingly important, and Arthur H. Adams complaint was all the evidence needed to decide whether he belonged to New Zealand or Australia.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Archiving Settler Colonialism : Culture, Space and Race Yu-ting Huang (editor), Rebecca Weaver-Hightower (editor), Abingdon : Routledge , 2018 16790370 2018 anthology criticism 'Archiving Settler Colonialism: Culture, Race, and Space brings together 15 essays from across the globe, to capture a moment in settler colonial studies that turns increasingly towards new cultural archives for settler colonial research. Essays on hitherto under-examined materials―including postage stamps, musical scores, urban parks, and psychiatric records―reflect on how cultural texts archive moments of settler self-fashioning. Archiving Settler Colonialism also expands settler colonial studies’ reach as an international academic discipline, bringing together scholarly research about the British breakaway settler colonies with underanalyzed non-white, non-Anglophone settler societies. The essays together illustrate settler colonial cultures as―for all their similarities―ultimately divergent constructions, locally situated and produced of specific power relations within the messy operations of imperial domination.' 

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    Abingdon : Routledge , 2018
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