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Last Best Wests

James Belich

in Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199297276
eISBN:
9780191700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297276.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Australia now had its ‘Last Best West’, and it was not the only one. Between the 1880s and the 1920s, the settler revolution boomed into the last viable frontiers of the Anglo newlands, from Western ... More


The Development of Trade at the Port of Fremantle

Malcolm Tull

in A Community Enterprise: The History of the Port of Freemantle, 1897 to 1997

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128824
eISBN:
9781786944825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128824.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the development of port activity to suit the flow of both passengers and cargo to Fremantle. The port trade reflected the growth of Western Australia’s economy during the early ... More


Frenzied Finance: Gold Mining In The Globalizing South, Circa 1886–1896

Ian Phimister

in Global History of Gold Rushes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520294547
eISBN:
9780520967588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294547.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter, by Ian Phimister, examines the global financial dynamics of the southern African and “Westralian” gold-mining share manias of the 1890s. Examination of both mining share markets ... More


The Cost of Language Mobilization: Wangkatha Language Ideologies and Native Title*

Jessica Boynton

in Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265765
eISBN:
9780191771958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265765.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter investigates the nature of ideological transformation among Wangkatha language consultants in Western Australia, highlighted in the wake of Native Title legislation designed to determine ... More


Landscapes of Extraction

Melissa F. Baird

in Critical Theory and the Anthropology of Heritage Landscapes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056562
eISBN:
9780813053479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056562.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter presents ongoing research on the resource frontiers of Western Australia. Resource frontiers conceptually mark the space of enactment around people and resources, and engender ... More


The Birth of the Pearling Zone, 1860–1890

Julia Martínez and Adrian Vickers

in The Pearl Frontier: Indonesian Labor and Indigenous Encounters in Australia's Northern Trading Network

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840020
eISBN:
9780824868048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840020.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the 1860s European pearling masters employed Pacific Islanders and Aboriginal peoples as laborers. With allegations of kidnapping, however, protection laws were put in place, forcing them to look ... More


Critical Theory and the Anthropology of Heritage Landscapes

Melissa F. Baird

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056562
eISBN:
9780813053479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056562.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

What are the cultural politics of making place? How do we reconcile the heritage landscapes we encounter in our work with their sociopolitical and historical contexts? What avenues are there to ... More


Geography, climate, and biodiversity: the history and future of mediterranean-type ecosystems

David D. Ackerly, William D. Stock, and Jasper A. Slingsby

in Fynbos: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation of a Megadiverse Region

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199679584
eISBN:
9780191791949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679584.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The world’s mediterranean-climate regions all have mild, winter-rain climates that have developed over the past several million years, but beyond these similarities they have distinct geological and ... More


Labs Shut Open: A Biotech Hands-on Workshop for Artists

Oron Catts and Gary Cass

in Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042499
eISBN:
9780262271127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042499.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes the SymbioticA Biotech Art Workshop organized by SymbioticA, the art and science collaborative research laboratory at the University of Western Australia. The five-day ... More


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