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The White Women's Protection Ordinance : a study in the history of Papua 1926-1934

Inglis, Amirah

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This thesis is about the passage by Sir Hubert Murray of Papua of the White Women’s Protection Ordinance of 1926. It was a piece of legislation so discriminatory in its provisions, so harsh in its penalties, so startingly out of character with what has come to be regarded as Murray’s ’native policy' that no appraisal of Murray's rule and its effect on Papuans, no history of pre-war Papua can be complete without an explanation of it. The White Women's Protection Ordinance was a...[Show more]

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Date published: 1972
Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/113400

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