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Author Salesa, Damon Ieremia, 1972-
Title Racial crossings : race, intermarriage, and the Victorian British Empire / Damon Ieremia Salesa.
Imprint Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2011.

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Series Oxford historical monographs.
Oxford historical monographs.
Subject Interracial marriage -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Interracial marriage -- New Zealand -- History -- 19th century.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Race relations.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (x, 295 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-286) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Moving away from conventional theories about Victorian attitudes towards race, Salesa focuses on an an array of equally influential, yet seemingly opposite, ideas where racial crossing was seen as a means of improvement, a way to manage racial conflict or create new societies, or even a way to promote the rule of law.
Contents Cover; Contents; Key Maori Terms and Concepts; Introduction: The Problem of Racial Crossing; 1. Amalgamating Races: The 'New System' of Colonization and Racial Management; 2. 'Pandemonium on Earth'? Intimacy and Encounter in Pre-Colonial New Zealand; 3. The Experiment of Racial Amalgamation; 4. Racial Crossing and the Empire: Scholarship, Science, Politics, and Place; 5. A Tender Way in Race War; Conclusion: Dwelling in Unity; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
ISBN 9780199604159 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
0199604150 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9780191619212 (electronic bk.)
0191619213 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613265531
OCLC # 754326560
Additional Format Print version: Salesa, Damon Ieremia, 1972- Racial crossings. Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2011 (OCoLC)706986489.