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Author Bulbeck, Chilla, 1951-

Title Australian women in Papua New Guinea : colonial passages 1920-1960 / Chilla Bulbeck
Published Cambridge [England] ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1992, 2002
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1992

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Description xii, 327 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Map of Papua New Guinea -- Introduction -- 1. Passages to Papua New Guinea -- 2. Different destinations -- 3. White women in Papua New Guinea: relative creatures? -- 4. In town and down the road -- 5. War, a watershed in race relations -- 6. The civilising mission -- 7. Matters of sex -- 8. Making a space for women -- Appendices -- Bibliography
Summary By the time Australia withdrew from Papua New Guinea in 1975, about 10,000 Australian women had lived there at some stage since 1920. This is an account of the experiences of white women in Papua New Guinea between the 1920s and the 1960s, based on interviews and written documentation. Author from Griffith University
Analysis Papua New Guinea
Women Social life History
Colonisation
History
Papua New Guinea
Race relations
Sex role
Social conditions
Women
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 304-317
Notes English
Subject Sex role -- Papua New Guinea -- History -- 20th century.
Women, White -- Papua New Guinea -- Social conditions.
Women, White -- Papua New Guinea -- History -- 20th century.
Women colonists -- Papua New Guinea -- History -- 20th century.
Papua New Guinea -- Race relations.
Papua New Guinea -- Social conditions.
LC no. 91037965
ISBN 0521412854
ABBREV TI Australian Women in Papua New Guinea