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The Resource Bad colonists : the South Seas letters of Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke, Nicholas Thomas and Richard Eves

Bad colonists : the South Seas letters of Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke, Nicholas Thomas and Richard Eves

Label
Bad colonists : the South Seas letters of Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke
Title
Bad colonists
Title remainder
the South Seas letters of Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Thomas and Richard Eves
Title variation
South Seas letters of Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This text provides a window into the fantasies and realities of colonial life by presenting separate sets of letters by two late 19th-century British colonists of the South Pacific: Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1855-1913.
  • 1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Walker, Vernon Lee
  • Becke, Louis
  • Thomas, Nicholas
  • Eves, Richard.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oceania
  • Walker, Vernon Lee
  • Becke, Louis
  • Walker, Vernon Lee
  • Becke, Louis
Label
Bad colonists : the South Seas letters of Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke, Nicholas Thomas and Richard Eves
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Letters of Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke, almost all of which were written to their respective mothers, with commentary
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-159) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : letter-writing and colonial selfhood -- An awfully bad hand at letter writing : Vernon Lee Walker and colonial history -- The letters of Vernon Lee Walker, 1878-1887 -- Self-fashioning and savagery : Louis Becke's Pacific letters -- The letters of Louis Becke, 1880-1882 -- The apotheosis of savagery : Louis Becke's Pacific tales -- Epilogue : figures in history
Control code
ocm39045136
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 163 pages
Isbn
9780822322221
Lccn
98021596
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Bad colonists : the South Seas letters of Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke, Nicholas Thomas and Richard Eves
Publication
Note
Letters of Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke, almost all of which were written to their respective mothers, with commentary
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-159) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : letter-writing and colonial selfhood -- An awfully bad hand at letter writing : Vernon Lee Walker and colonial history -- The letters of Vernon Lee Walker, 1878-1887 -- Self-fashioning and savagery : Louis Becke's Pacific letters -- The letters of Louis Becke, 1880-1882 -- The apotheosis of savagery : Louis Becke's Pacific tales -- Epilogue : figures in history
Control code
ocm39045136
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 163 pages
Isbn
9780822322221
Lccn
98021596
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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