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Ornamentalism, Empire and Race: Indigenous Leaders and Honours in Australia and New Zealand

Fox, Karen

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The imperial honours system, David Cannadine has argued, was a means for binding together 'the British proconsular elite' and 'indigenous colonial elites' throughout the settler colonies and dominions of the British Empire (Cannadine, David. Ornamentalism: How the British Saw Their Empire. London: Penguin, 2002). Yet in settler colonies like Australia and New Zealand indigenous populations were marginalised and often disregarded, and it was local white elites who became knights of St Michael...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/63164
Source: The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History
DOI: 10.1080/03086534.2014.895480

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