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A Good Moral Effect?: Local opposition and colonial persistence in Malakula, New Hebrides, 1875-1918

Bedford, Stuart


Physical clashes between Europeans and Indigenous populations across the islands of the New Hebrides/Nouvelles-Hébrides (now Vanuatu) date from the earliest contacts. As outsiders settled there from the 1840s and European empires encroached on and carved up the Pacific Islands, such clashes became more frequent and more lethal. On the island of Malakula, effective opposition to colonization and associated punitive expeditions continued for generations. This paper provides a short history of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History
DOI: 10.1353/cch.2017.0003


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