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Bad colonists : the South Seas letters of Vernon Lee Walker & Louis Becke / Nicholas Thomas and Richard Eves

Publisher Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press
Year 1999
Codes ID=2000781075 NCID=BA42463417

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Language English
Size xxii, 163 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Other titles variant access title:South Seas letters of Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke
Contents Introduction : letter-writing and colonial selfhood
An awfully bad hand at letter writing : Vernon Lee Walker and colonial history
The letters of Vernon Lee Walker, 1878-1887
Self-fashioning and savagery : Louis Becke's Pacific letters
The letters of Louis Becke, 1880-1882
The apotheosis of savagery : Louis Becke's Pacific tales
Epilogue : figures in history
Notes Letters of Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke, almost all of which were written to their respective mothers, with commentary
Includes bibliographical references (p. [155]-159) and index
Authors Walker, Vernon Lee
Becke, Louis, 1855-1913
Thomas, Nicholas
Eves, Richard
Subjects LCSH:Oceania -- History -- Sources  All Subject Search
LCSH:Walker, Vernon Lee -- Homes and haunts -- Oceania  All Subject Search
LCSH:Becke, Louis, 1855-1913 -- Homes and haunts -- Oceania  All Subject Search
Classification LCC:DU18
Vol : cloth ; ISBN:0822322579
: paper ; ISBN:0822322226

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Letters,Anthropology : paper 995/B14 0571338283
0822322226 1999

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