Prosthetic gods: travel, representation and colonial governance

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Dixon, Robert. 2001. Prosthetic gods: travel, representation and colonial governance. Brisbane, Australia. University of Queensland Press.
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Prosthetic gods: travel, representation and colonial governance

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AuthorDixon, Robert
Number of Pages191
Year2001
PublisherUniversity of Queensland Press
Place of PublicationBrisbane, Australia
ISBN070223270X
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [176]-185) and index. 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.

ANZSRC Field of Research 2020430302. Australian history
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Byline AffiliationsSchool of Humanities and Communication
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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