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Author Steel, Frances.

Title Oceania under steam : sea transport and the cultures of colonialism, c. 1870-1914 / Frances Steel.

Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  387.50941 STEE    DUE 22-08-19
Physical description xxi, 246 p. : ill., maps. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in imperialism
Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-239) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I Afloat -- 1.Steam's ̀magic touch': routes, rivalries and regionalism in the Pacific -- 2.The liner: cultures of maritime technology -- pt. II Aboard -- 3.Crew culture: maritime men in an iron world -- 4.Labour, race and empire: debating the ̀lascar question' -- 5.Guardians and troublemakers: confining women at sea -- pt. III Abroad -- 6.The tropical challenges of the island trades -- 7.Sitima days in Suva: wharf labourers and the colonial port -- 8.Indigenous maritime mobilities under colonial rule.
Subject Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand, ltd -- History.
Shipping -- History -- 19th century -- Great Britain.
Shipping -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century -- Great Britain.
Shipping -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century -- Oceania.
Imperialism -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century -- Oceania.
ISBN 0719082900 (hbk)