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Going Troppo: Images of White Savagery, Degeneration and Race in Turn of the Century Colonial Fictions of the Pacific

Eves, Richard


A major concern of studies of colonial cultures has been the ways in which the colonized other has been represented by the colonizers. There has been a recognition that colonial discourses - those ethnocentric and racial tales of ascent and progress through a hierarchy of civilizations - have represented colonial subjects in particular ways, justifying the relations of domination and exploitation that typify colonization. Increasingly, however, attention is being paid to the ways in...[Show more]

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Date published: 1999
Type: Journal article
Source: History and Anthropology
DOI: 10.1080/02757206.1999.9960918


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