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Making Settler Colonial Space

Perspectives on Race, Place and Identity

  • Tracey Banivanua Mar
  • Penelope Edmonds

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Making Space in Settler Colonies

    1. Tracey Banivanua Mar, Penelope Edmonds
      Pages 1-24
  3. ‘Guys Like Gauguin’

    1. Selina Tusitala Marsh
      Pages 25-26
  4. Appropriating Emptiness

  5. Frontiers in Cadastral and Urbanising Spaces

  6. Making and Unmaking Places

  7. Thirdspace and Middle Grounds

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 239-239
    2. Serie Barford
      Pages 241-241
    3. Crystal McKinnon
      Pages 255-272
    4. Mua Strickson-Pua
      Pages 295-296
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 297-309

About this book


Charts the making of colonial spaces in settler colonies of the Pacific Rim during the last two centuries. Contributions journey through time, place and region, and piece together interwoven but discrete studies that illuminate transnational and local experiences - violent, ideological, and cultural - that produced settler-colonial space.


Australia colonialism England imperialism settler Utopia

Editors and affiliations

  • Tracey Banivanua Mar
    • 1
  • Penelope Edmonds
    • 2
  1. 1.La Trobe UniversityAustralia
  2. 2.University of MelbourneAustralia

About the editors

TRACEY BANIVANUA MAR Lecturer in History, La Trobe University, Australia JEAN BARMAN Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia and fellow of the Royal Society of Canada DENIS BYRNE Research Head, Department of Environment and Climate Change NSW and Adjunct Professor, TransForming Cultures Centre, University of Technology, Sydney PENELOPE EDMONDS Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia ROSS GIBSON Professor of Contemporary Arts, the University of Sydney, Australia ADRIAN HOWKINS Assistant Professor in International Environmental History, Colorado State University, USA JAY T. JOHNSON Lecturer, University of Kansas, USA JANE LYDON Research Fellow, the Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies at Monash University, Australia SELINA TUSITALA MARSH Teacher in New Zealand and Pacific Literature, Auckland University, New Zealand CRYSTAL MCKINNON PhD Candidate, Department of Historical and European Studies, Latrobe University, Australia LORENZO VERACINI Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Social Research at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia EVE VINCENT PhD Candidate, the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia ANGELA WANHALLA Lecturer, Department of History, the University of Otago, New Zealand

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