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Frontier Violence and Settler Manhood

Woollacott, Angela


In the Australian colonies - as in Canada and New Zealand - understandings of manliness forged on the frontiers of settlement were woven into political manhood, and thus the quest for colonial self-government. The full meanings of racial conquest and the frontier for Australian definitions of masculinity are a rich topic still to be properly understood. There is a line of argument in recent work on nineteenth-century Britain that men became less violent over the early and middle decades of the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: History Australia


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