Settlers, war, and empire in the press : unsettling news in Australia and Britain, 1863-1902 / Sam Hutchinson.

Author
Hutchinson, Sam [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
  • ©2018
Description
xi, 288 pages ; 22 cm.

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Series
  • Cambridge imperial and post-colonial studies series [More in this series]
  • Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series
Summary note
"Explores how public commentary framed Australian involvement in the Waikato War (1863-64), the Sudan Crisis (1885), and the South African War (1899-1902), a succession of conflicts that reverberated around the British Empire and which the newspaper press reported at length. It reconstructs the ways these conflicts were understood and reflected in the colonial and British press, and how commentators responded to the shifting circumstances that shaped the mood of their coverage. Studying each conflict in turn, the book explores the expressions of feeling that arose within and between the Australian colonies and Britain. It argues that settler and imperial narratives required constant defending and maintaining"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-277) and index.
ISBN
  • 9783319637747
  • 3319637746
LCCN
2017948267
OCLC
1015970811
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