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White women in Fiji 1835-1930 : questions of gender and race

Knapman, Claudia Gresham


For most historians European women have been irrelevant to significant themes in the history of Fiji since European contact. The paucity of material about their lives is seen to confirm their unimportance. Yet such women, and European women in other multi-racial colonial societies, have been regarded as the cause of deteriorating race relations between white and black, and even as the downfall of empires. In this thesis it is suggested that the above assertion is related to the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1984
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d6c3bc990d58


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