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The Resource Prosthetic gods : travel, representation and colonial governance, Robert Dixon

Prosthetic gods : travel, representation and colonial governance, Robert Dixon

Label
Prosthetic gods : travel, representation and colonial governance
Title
Prosthetic gods
Title remainder
travel, representation and colonial governance
Statement of responsibility
Robert Dixon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation pending
Cataloging source
ANL
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1954-
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Dixon, Robert
Dewey number
A820.9003
Illustrations
plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • McAuley, James
  • Clune, Frank
  • Hurley, Frank
  • Australian literature
  • Torres Strait Islanders in literature
  • Torres Strait Islanders in motion pictures
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Postcolonialism
  • Travel writing
Label
Prosthetic gods : travel, representation and colonial governance, Robert Dixon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [176]-185
Contents
Laboratories of modernity: modernity, tropical medicine and the colonial body -- Frank Hurley and the Ross Smith flight: modernity, aerial vision and empire -- Frank Hurley's Pearls and Savages: travel, popular culture and colonial governance -- Captives and inmates: Ion L. Idriess' Torres Strait trilogy and the Aborigines Protection Acts -- The Frank Clune industry: travel writing, corporate sponsorship and colonial governance -- James McAuley's New Guinea: colonialism, modernity, suburbia
Control code
000023000008
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 191 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780702232701
Other physical details
ill., facsims, maps, ports
Label
Prosthetic gods : travel, representation and colonial governance, Robert Dixon
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [176]-185
Contents
Laboratories of modernity: modernity, tropical medicine and the colonial body -- Frank Hurley and the Ross Smith flight: modernity, aerial vision and empire -- Frank Hurley's Pearls and Savages: travel, popular culture and colonial governance -- Captives and inmates: Ion L. Idriess' Torres Strait trilogy and the Aborigines Protection Acts -- The Frank Clune industry: travel writing, corporate sponsorship and colonial governance -- James McAuley's New Guinea: colonialism, modernity, suburbia
Control code
000023000008
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 191 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780702232701
Other physical details
ill., facsims, maps, ports

Library Locations

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