Science, Voyages, and Encounters in Oceania, 1511-1850

Palgrave Studies in Pacific History
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Introduction: Indigenous Presence to the Science of Race PART I: 'INDIANS', 'NEGROES', AND 'SAVAGES' IN TERRA AUSTRALIS 1. Before Races: Barbarity, Civility, and Salvation in the Mar del Sur 2. Towards Races: Ambivalent Encounters in the South Seas 3. Seeing Races: Confronting 'Savages' in Terra Australis PART II: RACE, CLASSIFICATION, AND ENCOUNTERS IN OCÉANIE 4. Meeting Agency: Islanders, Voyagers, and Races in the Mer du Sud 5. Races in the Field: Encounters and Taxonomy in the Grand Océan 6. Raciology in Action: Phrenology, Polygenism, and Agency in Océanie Conclusion: Race in 1850/Oceania in 1850
Blending global scope with local depth, this book throws new light on important themes. Spanning four centuries and vast space, it combines the history of ideas with particular histories of encounters between European voyagers and Indigenous people in Oceania (Island Southeast Asia, New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands).
Autor: Bronwen Douglas
Bronwen Douglas

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Autor: Bronwen Douglas
ISBN-13 :: 9781137305886
ISBN: 1137305886
Erscheinungsjahr: 25.03.2014
Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Gewicht: 576g
Seiten: 361
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 223x140x26 mm, XX, 361 p.
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