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Author Salesa, Damon Ieremia, 1972-

Title Racial crossings : race, intermarriage, and the Victorian British Empire / Damon Ieremia Salesa
Published Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (x, 295 pages)
Series Oxford historical monographs
Oxford historical monographs.
Contents Cover; Contents; Key Maori Terms and Concepts; Introduction: The Problem of Racial Crossing; 1. Amalgamating Races: The 'New System' of Colonization and Racial Management; 2. 'Pandemonium on Earth'? Intimacy and Encounter in Pre-Colonial New Zealand; 3. The Experiment of Racial Amalgamation; 4. Racial Crossing and the Empire: Scholarship, Science, Politics, and Place; 5. A Tender Way in Race War; Conclusion: Dwelling in Unity; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary Moving away from conventional theories about Victorian attitudes towards race, Salesa focuses on an an array of equally influential, yet seemingly opposite, ideas where racial crossing was seen as a means of improvement, a way to manage racial conflict or create new societies, or even a way to promote the rule of law
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-286) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Interracial marriage -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Interracial marriage -- New Zealand -- History -- 19th century
Māori (New Zealand people) -- History -- 19th century
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Marriage & Family.
British colonies
Interracial marriage
Māori (New Zealand people)
Race relations
SUBJECT Great Britain -- Colonies -- Race relations.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century
Subject Great Britain
New Zealand
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199604159