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Imperial Benevolence: Making British Authority in the Pacific islands

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Imperial Benevolence: Making British Authority in the Pacific islands - Samson, Jane

This analysis of British imperialism in the south Pacific explores the impulses behind British calls for the protection and "improvement" of islanders. From kingmaking projects in Hawai'i, Tonga and Fiji to the "antislavery" campaign against the labour trade in the western Pacific, the author examines the subjective cultural roots permeating ... Read More

Imperial Benevolence: Making British Authority in the Pacific islands 1998, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, HI

ISBN-13: 9780824819279

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