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Foreign Bodies: Oceania and the Science of Race 1750–1940
From the 18th century, Oceania became the principal laboratory of raciology for scholars, voyagers, and colonizers alike. By juxtaposing encounters and theory, this magisterial book explores the semantics of human difference in all its emotional, intellectual, religious, and practical dimensions. The argument developed is subtle, engrossing, and gives the paradigm of ‘race ...more
Paperback, 372 pages
Published October 2008 by ANU E Press
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