Colonial Frontiers: Indigenous-European Encounters in Settler Societies

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Lynette Russell
Manchester University Press, Aug 10, 2001 - History - 247 pages
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This wide-ranging collection explores the formation, structure, and maintenance of boundaries and frontiers in settler colonies. Looking at cross-cultural interactions in the settler colonies of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and America. the contributors illuminate the formation of new boundaries and the interaction between settler societies and indigenous groups.
  

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Contents

Introduction Lynette Russell
1
The northern Cape frontier zone in South African frontier
19
temporal frontiers and boundaries
47
the London Missionary Society
68
Benjamin Franklin and
82
Central Queensland 184563
101
the Treaty of Waitangi and
119
E J Eyre and sexual politics
134
possibilities and precariousness along
151
Torres Strait Islanders and the maritime frontier in early
175
the problem
198
Alls not quiet on the western front rethinking resistance
216
Select bibliography
237
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Lynette Russell is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies at Monash University.

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