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Securing Village Life: Development in Late Colonial Papua New Guinea

MacWilliam, Scott

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Securing Village Life: Development in Late Colonial Papua New Guinea examines the significance for post-World War II Australian colonial policy of the modern idea of development. Australian officials emphasised the importance of bringing development for both the colony of Papua and the United Nations Trust Territory of New Guinea. The principal form that development took involved securing smallholders against the tendencies of other forms of capitalist development that might have separated...[Show more]; Securing Village Life: Development in Late Colonial Papua New Guinea examines the significance for post-World War II Australian colonial policy of the modern idea of development. Australian officials emphasised the importance of bringing development for both the colony of Papua and the United Nations Trust Territory of New Guinea. The principal form that development took involved securing smallholders against the tendencies of other forms of capitalist development that might have separated...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2013
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/36570
DOI: 10.22459/SVL.05.2013
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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