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The cultivation of whiteness : science, health, and racial destiny in Australia

Author: Warwick Anderson
Publisher: Durham (N.C.) : Duke University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the role of biological theories in the construction and "protection" of whiteness in Australia from the first European settlement through World War II.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Warwick Anderson
ISBN: 0822338408 9780822338406
OCLC Number: 470594884
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 329-379.
Description: 1 v. (IX-390 p.) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments viiIntroduction 1The Temperate South 1. Antipodean Britons 112. A Cultivated Society 41The Northern Tropics 3. No Place for a White Man 734. The Making of the Tropical White Man 955. White Triumph in the Tropics? 1396. Whitening the Nation 165Aboriginal Australia 7. From Deserts the Prophets Come 1918. The Reproductive Frontier 225Conclusion: Biology and Nation 253Abbreviations 259Notes 261Bibliography of Works Cited 329Index 381
Responsibility: Warwick Anderson.
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