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Author Affeldt, Stefanie, author

Title Consuming whiteness : Australian racism and the >white sugar< campaign / Stefanie Affeldt
Published Berlin : Lit, 2014


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  305.800994 Aff/Cwa  AVAILABLE
Description 608 pages : facsimiles, maps, illustrations ; 21 cm
Series Racism analysis : Series A, Studies ; 4
Racism analysis. Series A, Studies ; 4
Contents Contents note continued: 4.4.>Federation or Separation<: Queensland's Land Policies before Federation -- 5.Advance Australia Fair -- >White Australia< Culture -- 5.1.>Till He Landed on Our Shore<: Refining >White Australia< -- 5.2.>Life or Death of a White Continent<: The Literary Invasion of the >Empty North< -- 5.3.>White Wages for White Australian Workers< -- Labour's Campaign for >Racial< Wages -- 5.4.>Sweetening Product with Bitter Servitude<: The >Sugar Strike< of 1911 -- 6.Consuming >White Australia< -- Protecting the Nation -- 6.1.>Support a Home Consumption Price for Sugar<: The >White< Consumer's Burden -- 6.2.>An Exhibition is the Best Mode of Advertising<: Popularising >White Australia< -- 6.3.>Think the Matter out<: Newspaper Campaigns for the Sugar Industry -- 6.4.>Thousand Feet of Whiteness< -- Commodity Racism on Rails -- 7.Conclusion
Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction -- 2.Around the World in Ten Thousand Years -- The Social Metamorphosis of Sugar -- 2.1.>Without Slaves, No Sugar<: Sugar and Slavery -- 2.2.>An Opiate of the People<: Sugar and Consumption -- 2.3.>Stained with Human Blood<: Sugar and Freedom -- 2.4.> An Article of Real Necessity<: Sugar and Australian Appropriation -- 3.The Colours of Sugar -- From Dispossession to Deportation -- 3.1.>White Noise<: >Whiteness< Down Under -- 3.2.>None Suitable for Plantations<: Aborigines and the Proliferation of Sugar -- 3.3.>Slavery in Queensland<: Pacific Islanders in the Sugar Cane Fields -- 3.4.>The Yellow Curse<: Asian Involvement in the Queensland Sugar Industry -- 4.Bleaching Sugar for >White Australia< -- >Whiteness< and the Sugar Industry -- 4.1.>Dagoes -- What is White?<: The Shades of Whiteness -- 4.2.>Not a White Man's Work<: Labour's Campaign for >White< Sugar -- 4.3.>Naturally a White Man's Industry<: Beet Sugar versus Cane Sugar --
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [529]-575) and index
Subject Racism -- Australia.
Sufar trade -- Employees
Sugar cane industries -- Australia -- History
Sugar trade -- Employees.
Sugar -- Manufacture and refining -- Australia -- History.
Sugarcane industry -- Australia -- History.
White Australia policy.
Whites -- Race identity -- Australia.
Australia -- Emigration and immigration.
Australia -- Race relations.
LC no. 2015302448
ISBN 3643905696