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Transnational Lives

Author: Desley Deacon; Penny Russell; Angela Woollacott
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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The transnationalism of ordinary lives threatens the stability of national identity and unsettles the framework of national histories and biography. This book takes mobility, not nation, as its frame, and captures a rich array of lives, from the elite to the subaltern, that have crossed national, racial and cartographic boundaries.
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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Desley Deacon; Penny Russell; Angela Woollacott
ISBN: 1282870238 9781282870239
OCLC Number: 728835571
Description: 1 online resource (328)
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
List of Illustrations --
Acknowledgements --
Foreword --
Notes on Contributors --
Introduction --
Part I: Writing Lives Transnationally --
1 A Story with an Argument: Writing the Transnational Life of a Sea Captain8217;s Wife --
2 Peripheral Visions: Heterography and Writing the Transnational Life of Sara Baartman --
3 Writing the Entrapped Nations of Indigenous Australia into Being --
4 Dancing with Shadows: Biography and the Making and Remaking of the Atlantic World --
Part II: Opportunities --
5 Opportunists and Impostors in the British Imperial World: The Tale of John Dow, Convict, and Edward, Viscount Lascelles --
6 Imperial Melodies: Globalizing the Lives of Cliff Richard and Engelbert Humperdinck --
7 Colonial Origins and Audience Collusion: The Merle Oberon Story in 1930s Australia --
8 Herbert Hoover and the Transnational Lives of Engineers --
9 Manyat's 'Sole Delight': Travelling Knowledge in Western Australia's Southwest, 1830s --
10 Connecting Lives: Elihu Yale and the British East India Company --
11 'That will allow me to be my own woman': Margaret Anglin, Modernity and Transnational Stages, 1890s8211;1940s --
12 Made on Stage: Transnational Performance and the Worlds of Katherine Dunham from London to Dakar --
Part III: Quests --
13 The Transnational Lives of African American Colonists to Liberia --
14 Resistance in Exile: Anthony Martin Fernando, Australian Aboriginal Activist, Internationalist and Traveller in Europe --
15 'Citizens of the World?': Jane Franklin's Transnational Fantasies --
16 The Meanings of a Transnational Life: The Case of Mary Berenson --
Part IV: Cosmopolitanism --
17 Lowe Kong Meng Appeals to International Law: Transnational Lives Caught Between Empire and Nation --
18 Becoming Cosmopolitan: Judith Anderson in Sydney, Australia, 19138211;1918 --
19 A World War II Odyssey: Michael Danos, En Route from Riga to New York --
20 Donald Friend: An Australian Artist's Affair with Italy --
21 Gypsy in the Sun: The Transnational Life of Rosita Forbes --
Index --
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Abstract:

The transnationalism of ordinary lives threatens the stability of national identity and unsettles the framework of national histories and biography. This book takes mobility, not nation, as its frame, and captures a rich array of lives, from the elite to the subaltern, that have crossed national, racial and cartographic boundaries.

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