Prosthetic gods: travel, representation and colonial governance

Dixon, Robert (2001) Prosthetic gods: travel, representation and colonial governance. University of Queensland Press, Brisbane, Australia. ISBN 070223270X

Abstract

Includes bibliographical references (p. [176]-185) and index. Laboratories of modernity : modernity, tropical medicine, and the colonial body -- Frank Hurley and the Ross Smith flight : modernity, aerial vision, and empire -- Frank Hurley's Pearls and savages : travel, popular culture, and colonial governance -- Captives and inmates : Ion L. Idriess' Torres Strait trilogy and the Aborigines Protection Acts -- The Frank Clune industry : travel writing, corporate sponsorship, and colonial governance -- James McAuley's New Guinea : colonialism, modernity, suburbia.


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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Print copy held USQ Library 820.900914 Dix
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - Department of Humanities and International Studies
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2007 09:48
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2018 05:40
Fields of Research : 21 History and Archaeology > 2103 Historical Studies > 210303 Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/10008

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