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Popularizing Anthropology: Elsie Masson and Baldwin Spencer

Jane Lydon

Jane Lydon is the Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History at the University of Western Australia, Australia. She currently leads the Australian Research Council-funded project, ‘Globalization, Photography, and Race: the Circulation and Return of Aboriginal Photographs in Europe’, which is partnered with four major European museums. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...In 1915 Elsie Rosaline Masson (later Malinowska) published An Untamed Territory, an account of a year spent as an au pair with the inaugural Northern Territory Administrator John Gilruth and his family in Darwin.Elsie Rosaline Masson...

Death on a river: Honour and violence in an Australian penal colony

Honour, Violence and Emotions in History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book Chapter

...In the autumn of 1826, four convict workers plotted together to commit a murder. They were cedar-cutters, members of a timber gang who laboured in country north of Port Stephens, a lonely outpost of settlement in the penal colony of New...

Australia: Cosmopolitan Capitalists Down Under

Immigrant Entrepreneurs : Venturing Abroad in the Age of Globalization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

Book Chapter

...Immigrants in Australian Society Cosmopolitan Australia Australian society has been shaped more by immigration and immigrants than most countries in the world today. After Israel and Luxembourg, Australia has the greatest proportion...

A Distant Sanctuary: Australia and Child Holocaust Survivors

The Young Victims of the Nazi Regime : Migration, the Holocaust and Postwar Displacement

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Hitler's assumption of power in 1933 created a refugee problem of unprecedented proportions. By 1938, with the ‘Anschluss’ of Austria and ‘Kristallnacht’, parents were prepared to send their children away, even to distant Australia...

One Blood: The Nucleus of the Native Church

Jane Lydon

Jane Lydon is the Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History at the University of Western Australia, Australia. She currently leads the Australian Research Council-funded project, ‘Globalization, Photography, and Race: the Circulation and Return of Aboriginal Photographs in Europe’, which is partnered with four major European museums. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation.The like feelings [of] … Etonians and Harrovians at the cricket...

Constitution

A Cultural History of Law in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...Constitutions, understood as legal documents or unwritten conventions, set out the highest principles of a state’s laws, and establish the institutional structure of government. Approaching them more conceptually, they articulate...

The Life Cycle

A Cultural History of Women in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...The Australian nation was “born modern.”This phrase is borrowed from Susan Magarey who has used it to describe the Australian Woman Movement of the late nineteenth century, which she argues was “not only born modern but a force...

Introduction: Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire

Jane Lydon

Jane Lydon is the Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History at the University of Western Australia, Australia. She currently leads the Australian Research Council-funded project, ‘Globalization, Photography, and Race: the Circulation and Return of Aboriginal Photographs in Europe’, which is partnered with four major European museums. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...This book is about how photography has been used to define humanity, in shaping ideas about race and difference, but also in helping to argue for humanitarian ideals and, ultimately, human rights. I examine the Australian experience during...

Happy Families: UNESCO’s Human Rights Exhibition in Australia, 1951

Jane Lydon

Jane Lydon is the Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History at the University of Western Australia, Australia. She currently leads the Australian Research Council-funded project, ‘Globalization, Photography, and Race: the Circulation and Return of Aboriginal Photographs in Europe’, which is partnered with four major European museums. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Although I had presented war in all its grimness in three exhibitions, I had failed to accomplish my mission. I had not incited people into taking open and united action against war itself … What was wrong? I came to the conclusion that I...

Blind Spots or Bearing Witness: Antislavery and Frontier Violence in Australia

Jane Lydon

Jane Lydon is the Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History at the University of Western Australia, Australia. She currently leads the Australian Research Council-funded project, ‘Globalization, Photography, and Race: the Circulation and Return of Aboriginal Photographs in Europe’, which is partnered with four major European museums. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...In December 1853 the Tasmanian steamer Culloden made a ‘pleasure trip’ from Hobart to the Aboriginal settlement at Oyster Cove, where the day-trippers were greeted by ‘the Queen’, Mary Ann, aged about thirty. Mary Ann Cochrane, daughter...