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Title Mistress of everything : Queen Victoria in indigenous worlds / edited by Sarah Carter and Maria Nugent
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016


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Description xvi, 257 pages ; 24 cm
Series Studies in imperialism
Studies in imperialism.
Contents Contents note continued: pt. III Sovereign subjects? -- 8.Sovereignty performances, sovereignty testings: The Queen's currency and imperial pedagogies on Australia's south-eastern settler frontiers Penelope Edmonds -- 9.Bracelets, blankets and badges of distinction: Aboriginal subjects and Queen Victoria's gifts in Canada and Australia Amanda Nettelbeck -- 10.Chiefly women: Queen Victoria, Meri Mangakahia, and the Maori parliament Miranda Johnson
Machine generated contents note: pt. I Monarch, metaphor, memory -- 1.̀We have seen the son of Heaven/We have seen the Son of Our Queen': African encounters with Prince Alfred on his royal tour, 1860 Hilary Sapire -- 2.̀We rejoice to honour the Queen, for she is a good woman, who cares for the Maori race': Loyalty and protest in Maori politics in nineteenth-century New Zealand Michael Belgrave -- 3.̀The faithful children of the Great Mother are starving': Queen Victoria in contact zone dialogues in western Canada Sarah Carter -- 4.The politics of memory and the memory of politics: Australian Aboriginal interpretations of Queen Victoria, 1881--2011 Maria Nugent -- pt. II Royal relations -- 5.̀My vast Empire & all its many peoples': Queen Victoria's imperial family Barbara Caine -- 6.Maori encounters with ̀Wikitoria' in 1863 and Albert Victor Pomare, her Maori godchild Chanel Clarke -- 7.Southern African royalty and delegates visit Queen Victoria, 1882--95 Neil Parsons --
Summary 'Mistress of everything' examines how indigenous people across Britain's settler colonies engaged with Queen Victoria in their lives and predicaments, incorporated her into their political repertoires, and implicated her as they sought redress for the effects of imperial expansion during her long reign. It draws together empirically rich studies from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Southern Africa, to provide scope for comparative and transnational analysis. The book includes chapters on a Maori visit to Queen Victoria in 1863, meetings between African leaders and the Queen's son Prince Alfred in 1860, gift-giving in the Queen's name on colonial frontiers in Canada and Australia, and Maori women's references to Queen Victoria in support of their own chiefly status and rights. The collection offers an innovative approach to interpreting and including indigenous perspectives within broader histories of British imperialism and settler colonialism
Notes Papers based on a symposium 'Queen Victoria in the Colonies: Ideas, Interpretations, Interactions' convened by Maria Nugent at The Australian National University in December 2013
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 -- Public opinion.
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901.
Adeney, William
Anderson, Michael.
Barak, William, Yarra Yarra chief, 1824-1903
Carmichael, Fred.
Gilbert, Kevin, 1933-1993.
Johnson, Mickey, 1951-
Mobourne, Ernest
Batman Land Deed
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- 1837-1901
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- 1837-1901
Indigenous peoples -- Government relations.
Sovereignty -- Cross-cultural studies.
Visits of state -- History -- 19th century.
United Kingdom -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century.
United Kingdom -- Colonies -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Congresses.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Carter, Sarah, 1954- editor
Nugent, Maria, editor
Queen Victoria in the Colonies: Ideas, Interpretations, Interactions (Symposium) (2013 : Australian National University)
LC no. 2016288367
ISBN 1784991406